Matching-to-sample deficits in patients with senile dementias of the Alzheimer and Lewy body types.

@article{Sahgal1992MatchingtosampleDI,
  title={Matching-to-sample deficits in patients with senile dementias of the Alzheimer and Lewy body types.},
  author={Arjun Sahgal and Peter H Galloway and Ian G. McKeith and Stephanie E. Lloyd and Jeffrey H Cook and I. Nicol Ferrier and James A. Edwardson},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1992},
  volume={49 10},
  pages={1043-6}
}
Using a computerized matching-to-sample task, nonverbal visual recognition memory was studied in two groups of patients suffering from senile dementia of the Alzheimer type or the recently described senile dementia of the Lewy body type. The patients' cognitive abilities had been shown to be similar according to a number of standard psychometric tests. The two groups did not differ with respect to simultaneous matching-to-sample performance, although both were impaired relative to control. The… CONTINUE READING

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