Patients with Parkinson's disease learn to control complex systems—an indication for intact implicit cognitive skill learning

@article{Witt2006PatientsWP,
  title={Patients with Parkinson's disease learn to control complex systems—an indication for intact implicit cognitive skill learning},
  author={Karsten Witt and Christine O Daniels and Victoria Daniel and Julia Schmitt-Eliassen and Guenther Deuschl},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={44},
  pages={2445-2451}
}
Implicit memory and learning mechanisms are composed of multiple processes and systems. Previous studies demonstrated a basal ganglia involvement in purely cognitive tasks that form stimulus response habits by reinforcement learning such as implicit classification learning. We will test the basal ganglia influence on two cognitive implicit tasks previously described by Berry and Broadbent, the sugar production task and the personal interaction task. Furthermore, we will investigate the… CONTINUE READING

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