Predicting conversion to dementia of the Alzheimer's type in a healthy control sample: the power of errors in Stroop color naming.

@article{Balota2010PredictingCT,
  title={Predicting conversion to dementia of the Alzheimer's type in a healthy control sample: the power of errors in Stroop color naming.},
  author={David A. Balota and Chi-Shing Tse and Keith A. Hutchison and Daniel H. Spieler and Janet M. Duchek and John C. Morris},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={208-18}
}
In the present study, we investigated which cognitive functions in older adults at Time A are predictive of conversion to dementia of the Alzheimer's type (DAT) at Time B. Forty-seven healthy individuals were initially tested in 1992-1994 on a trial-by-trial computerized Stroop task along with a battery of psychometric measures that tap general knowledge, declarative memory, visual-spatial processing, and processing speed. Twelve of these individuals subsequently developed DAT. The errors on… CONTINUE READING

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