verbal learning

Lower dopamine D2/3 receptor availability is associated with worse verbal learning and memory in people who smoke cigarettes

Authors: Yasmin Zakiniaeiz, Ralitza Gueorguieva, Mac Kenzie R Peltier, Walter Roberts, Terril L Verplaetse, Catherine Burke, Evan D Morris, Sherry A McKee, Kelly P Cosgrove

Journal: Nicotine & Tobacco Research

Year Published: 2022

Introduction: Tobacco smoking is a major public health burden. The mesocortical dopamine system-including the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (dlPFC)-plays an important role in cognitive function. Dysregulated dopamine signaling in dlPFC is associated with cognitive deficits such as […]

Attenuation of ketamine-induced impairment in verbal learning and memory in healthy volunteers by the AMPA receptor potentiator PF-04958242

Authors: M Ranganathan, N DeMartinis, B Huguenel, F Gaudreault, M M Bednar, C L Shaffer, S Gupta, J Cahill, M A Sherif, J Mancuso, L Zumpano, D C D'Souza

Journal: Molecular Psychiatry

Year Published: 2017

There is a need to develop treatments for cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia (CIAS). The significant role played by N-methyl-d-aspartate receptors (NMDARs) in both the pathophysiology of schizophrenia and in neuronal plasticity suggests that facilitation of […]

Effects of a Supplement Containing Apoaequorin on Verbal Learning in Older Adults in the Community

Authors: Daniel L Moran, Mark Y Underwood, Taylor A Gabourie, Kenneth C Lerner

Journal: Advances in Mind-Body Medicine

Year Published: 2016

Context: The changes in verbal learning and working memory that often occur with aging may result in reduced social and intellectual interactions. These changes significantly affect an individual’s quality of life. As humans age, the body’s […]

Transdermal testosterone improves verbal learning and memory in postmenopausal women not on oestrogen therapy

Authors: Susan R Davis, Fiona Jane, Penelope J Robinson, Sonia L Davison, Roisin Worsley, Paul Maruff, Robin J Bell

Journal: Clinical Endocrinology

Year Published: 2014

Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the effects of testosterone on verbal learning and memory in postmenopausal women. Design: Randomized, placebo-controlled trial in which participants were randomized (1:1) to transdermal testosterone gel 300 mcg/day, […]

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