Processing Emotional Information in Alzheimer’s Disease: Effects on Memory Performance and Neurophysiological Correlates

  title={Processing Emotional Information in Alzheimer’s Disease: Effects on Memory Performance and Neurophysiological Correlates},
  author={F. Boller and J. Dequeker and F. El Massioui and Hugo Degreef and E. Devouche and Anne-Marie Busschots and L. Traykov and Carmel. Mallia and S. Pomati and S. Starkstein},
  journal={Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders},
  pages={104 - 112}
  • F. Boller, J. Dequeker, +7 authors S. Starkstein
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
  • Background: There is some impairment of the ability of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to perceive emotions, but this ability seems relatively preserved compared to the impairment of other cognitive domains. Few studies have focused on the link between emotional processing and other cognitive functions, such as memory or attention. Objective: This study was designed to investigate whether the emotional content of a text can influence memory in patients affected by AD and whether this… CONTINUE READING
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