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Study Highlights Correlation Between Cogstate Battery And Traditional Neuropsychological Tests

October 12, 2016

Detecting the earliest signs of cognitive decline in older adults provides clinicians and researchers with opportunities to study the beginning stages of dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Some traditional “paper and pencil” neuropsychological tests provide accuracy and a rich database of historical studies, but they can also present challenges such as ensuring standardized administration, cultural […]

Heart Health And Cognitive Function Linked In New Study

February 23, 2016

While today’s medical research tends to divide the human body into separate systems to better focus on specific disease states, our overall health is still an integrated whole. Two of these systems, cardiovascular and the central nervous system, have been shown to influence each other. A heart suffering from cardiovascular disease can affect the available […]

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 […]

Researchers Developing Cognitive Stress Test For Alzheimer’s Disease

April 4, 2014

One of the main challenges to detecting the early onset of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults is distinguishing between normal memory loss that comes with a healthy but aging brain and actual neuron cell loss caused by the disease. Being able to make this distinction as early as possible would help physicians and researchers make […]

Groton Maze Learning Test Found To Be Accurate Indicator For Executive Function In Schizophrenia Patients

February 24, 2014

One of the brain’s most important roles is coordinating our daily life through an ongoing series of activities including decision making, planning, reasoning and problem solving. This collection of tasks, known as executive function, is called on when a new situation requires a novel response. It is often this set of cognitive abilities that breaks […]