The effect of attentional dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease: theoretical and practical implications.

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Attention may be one of the earliest cognitive abilities to change in Alzheimer's disease (AD), although its role has received belated recognition. This article discusses different aspects of attention and how these are differentially affected in AD. Of the various attention functions, divided and selective attention are particularly vulnerable. The… (More)

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@article{Foldi2002TheEO, title={The effect of attentional dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease: theoretical and practical implications.}, author={Nancy S. Foldi and Jacqueline J Lobosco and Lynn Schaefer}, journal={Seminars in speech and language}, year={2002}, volume={23 2}, pages={139-50} }