Is knowledge of famous people disproportionately impaired in patients with early and questionable Alzheimer's disease?

@article{Thompson2002IsKO,
  title={Is knowledge of famous people disproportionately impaired in patients with early and questionable Alzheimer's disease?},
  author={Si{\^a}n A Thompson and Kim S. Graham and Karalyn Patterson and Barbara J. Sahakian and John R. Hodges},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={344-58}
}
Twenty-two patients with early dementia of Alzheimer's type (DAT) and 31 controls were administered tests of person-specific semantics (Experiment 1). DAT patients were impaired on all test components. In Experiment 2, 31 DAT patients, 28 questionable DAT (QDAT) patients, and 42 controls were administered the Graded Naming Test (GNT) and the newly designed… CONTINUE READING