working memory

Time-Dependent Effects of Acute Exercise on University Students’ Cognitive Performance in Temperate and Cold Environments

Authors: Ling-Yu Ji, Xiao-Ling Li, Yang Liu, Xiu-Wen Sun, Hui-Fen Wang, Long Chen, Liang Gao

Journal: Frontiers in Psychology

Year Published: 2017

Background: Few studies have examined the acute exercise-induced changes in cognitive performance in different thermal environments and the time course effects. Objective: Investigate the time-dependent effects of acute exercise on university students’ processing speed, working memory […]

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 […]

Amyloid-Related Memory Decline in Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease Is Dependent on APOE ε4 and Is Detectable over 18-Months.

Authors: Christine Thai, Yen Ying Lim, Victor L Villemagne, Simon M Laws, David Ames, Kathryn A Ellis, Stephanie R Rainey-Smith, Ralph N Martins, Colin L Masters, Christopher C Rowe, Paul Maruff, Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) Research Group

Journal: PloS One

Year Published: 2015

High levels of β-amyloid (Aβ) in the brain and carriage of the APOE ε4 allele have each been linked to cognitive impairment in cognitively normal (CN) older adults. However, the relationship between these two biomarkers and […]

Effect of hyperbilirubinaemia on neurocognitive, renal, bone and cardiovascular markers in HIV infection treated with boosted protease inhibitors

Authors: Tristan J Barber, Graeme Moyle, Andrew Hill, Gurmit Jagjit Singh, Marta Boffito, Mark Nelson

Journal: Journal of the International AIDS Society

Year Published: 2014

Introduction: Use of some protease inhibitors (PI) is associated with unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia (HBR), due to inhibition of UGT1A1. As observed in Gilbert’s syndrome, HBR may have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Inflammation may be relevant to neurocognitive […]

Criterion and construct validity of the CogState Schizophrenia Battery in Japanese patients with schizophrenia

Authors: Taisuke Yoshida, Motomu Suga, Kunimasa Arima, Yasuko Muranaka, Tsunehiko Tanaka, Satoshi Eguchi, Crystal Lin, Sumiko Yoshida, Masanori Ishikawa, Yuko Higuchi, Tomonori Seo, Yoshinori Ueoka, Masahito Tomotake, Yasuhiro Kaneda, David Darby, Paul Maruff, Masaomi Iyo, Kiyoto Kasai, Teruhiko Higuchi, Tomiki Sumiyoshi, Tetsuro Ohmori, Kiyohisa Takahashi, Kenji Hashimoto

Journal: Public Library of Science One

Year Published: 2011

Background: The CogState Schizophrenia Battery (CSB), a computerized cognitive battery, covers all the same cognitive domains as the Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia (MATRICS) Consensus Cognitive Battery but is briefer to conduct. […]

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