Objective metamemory testing captures awareness of deficit in Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Cosentino2007ObjectiveMT,
  title={Objective metamemory testing captures awareness of deficit in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Stephanie A Cosentino and Janet Metcalfe and Brady Butterfield and Yaakov Stern},
  journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior},
  year={2007},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={1004-19}
}
For reasons that remain unknown, there is marked inter-person variability in awareness of episodic memory loss in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Existing research designs, primarily subjective in nature, have been at a relative disadvantage for evaluating disordered metamemory and its relation to the clinical and neuropathological heterogeneity of AD, as well as its prognosis for various disease outcomes. The current study sought to establish an objective means of evaluating metamemory… CONTINUE READING

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