Latest Montreal Cognitive Assessment Stories

2014-07-31 23:02:34

An expert on the memory processes underlying reading comprehension, University of New England Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour, Ph.D., is working with a team of students to determine the factors that contribute to a decline in reading comprehension in people with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Ultimately, Stiegler-Balfour believes the knowledge gleaned from the study may lead to the development of new approaches that allow countless older people...

SAGE Test Helps Spot Early Alzheimer's
2014-01-13 10:54:07

[ Watch The Video: Self-Administered Test Helps Spot Early Alzheimer’s ] The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE test), which takes less than 15 minutes to complete, is a reliable tool for evaluating cognitive abilities. Findings by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center confirming the feasibility and efficiency of the tool for community screening large numbers of people are published in the...

2013-11-26 14:20:59

Although we know that mild cognitive impairment is a transitional stage between normal aging and Alzheimer's disease, changes in brain networks during this transformation have yet to be studied. Dr. Jie Xiang and colleagues from Taiyuan University of Technology, China constructed brain networks using resting-state functional MRI data that were extracted from four populations (normal controls, patients with early mild cognitive impairment, patients with late mild cognitive impairment, and...

2013-05-29 23:15:30

First clinician-verified test shown to be 96 percent accurate in identifying cognitive changes associated with dementia and Alzheimer´s Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The first interactive, clinician-verified cognitive test that identifies changes potentially associated with Alzheimer´s and other forms of dementia with 96 percent accuracy“  now is available to the public online at CognitiveTest.com.     Alzheimer´s is the sixth leading...

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