Relative sparing of emotionally influenced memory in Alzheimer's disease

@article{Moayeri2000RelativeSO,
  title={Relative sparing of emotionally influenced memory in Alzheimer's disease},
  author={S. Moayeri and L. Cahill and Y. Jin and S. Potkin},
  journal={NeuroReport},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={653–655}
}
  • S. Moayeri, L. Cahill, +1 author S. Potkin
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • NeuroReport
  • Studies suggest that emotionally influenced events enhance long-term memory. This study aimed to uncover whether this phenomenon exists in Alzheimer's Disease (AD) by comparing patients' performance with that of controls on a memory task. Overall, controls performed better than AD subjects on a delayed recognition task of a story containing emotional elements (95.8 ± 2.4% vs 66.6 ± 28.5%; mean ± s.d.), respectively. Among AD subjects, there was relative sparing of emotionally influenced memory… CONTINUE READING
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