Mirror reading in Alzheimer's disease: normal skill learning and acquisition of item-specific information.

@article{Deweer1993MirrorRI,
  title={Mirror reading in Alzheimer's disease: normal skill learning and acquisition of item-specific information.},
  author={Bernard Deweer and Bernard Pillon and Agn{\`e}s Michon and Bruno Dubois},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={1993},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={789-804}
}
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by severe explicit memory deficits and sparing of procedural learning. Most studies of skill learning in AD have been restricted to motor skills. This experiment was aimed at extending these studies to the domain of perceptual-verbal skills. Thirteen AD patients and 9 normal elderly controls were administered several explicit memory tests and a mirror reading paradigm with both unique and repeated word triads. In this last task, AD patients showed… CONTINUE READING

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