August 2015

The latest from Cogstate, leaders in optimizing the measurement of cognition

A Cognitive Stress Test: Scopolamine And The Groton Maze Learning Test

August 26, 2015

Early identification of cognitively normal older adults who are in the preclinical stage of Alzheimer’s disease Researchers in the ongoing search for possible treatments of Alzheimer’s disease are starting to blend different hypotheses of its causes. One such theory, known as the cholinergic hypothesis, proposes that the production of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine becomes disrupted in […]

Schizophrenia Compound Advances to Phase III After Positive Results for Cognitive Function

August 15, 2015

Cogstate was Primary Endpoint in the Multinational Phase II Study Battling schizophrenia is typically a two-prong attack, one to treat the “positive” symptoms, such as hallucinations, delusions and paranoia and one to help with the “negative” symptoms that affect everyday functioning including cognitive impairment. While treatments exist to manage the positive symptoms, there is an […]