Visual attention impairments in Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Visual attention impairments in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Matthew Rizzo and Steven W. Anderson and Jeffrey D. Dawson and Ralph Myers and Karlene Ball},
  volume={54 10},
BACKGROUND Impaired attention can hinder information processing at multiple levels and may explain aspects of functional decline in aging and dementia. Impairments of attention in early AD may contribute to performance reductions in other cognitive domains, including memory and executive functions. METHOD - The authors analyzed the scores on a battery of tests of attention and cognitive abilities in 64 older individuals: 42 with mild AD and 22 control subjects without dementia. The authors… CONTINUE READING

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