Stroop Color-Word Test performance in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Stroop Color-Word Test performance in patients with Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Lauren M Fisher and D M Freed and Suzanne Corkin},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  volume={12 5},
Patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) (n = 36) and normal older adults (n = 36) were individually administered the Stroop Color-Word Test. Eight of 36 (22%) AD patients exhibited confusion between the colors blue and green, while no control subject had difficulty distinguishing among the colors. In a second experiment, a subset of the original sample (15 AD patients and 8 control subjects) was retested using the Stroop. Only 2 AD patients showed color confusion on both test occasions, while 7… CONTINUE READING

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