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Assessment of cognitive flexibility in personnel selection: Validity and acceptance of a gamified version of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test

December 1, 2021 Abstract The present study contributes to the emerging field of gamification in personnel selection by examining validity and acceptance of the Gamified Set-Shifting Task (GSST),...

The Value of Clock Drawing Process Assessment in Screening for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Dementia

November 5, 2021 Assessment, Ahead of Print. Many clock drawing test (CDT) scoring systems focus on drawing results and lack drawing process assessments. This study created a CDT scoring procedure...

Your Brain On Sugar

November 5, 2021 Halloween is here and the other holidays are just around the corner, so we need to discuss sugar. I share about a conversation I had with Dr. Dale Bredesen about the importance of...

Working with Trauma in Alzheimer’s & Dementia

October 27, 2021 Untreated and unresolved trauma is now considered to be a risk factor and contributor to Alzheimer's dementia.    Trauma can be defined as any event that alters how we process,...

The impact of diabetes on cognitive impairment and its progression to dementia

October 14, 2021 Abstract Introduction Diabetes is a well-established risk factor for dementia, but its impact on the prodromal phase of dementia is unclear. Methods Cohorts of older adults who were...

Pulmonary function is associated with cognitive decline and structural brain differences

October 1, 2021 Abstract The association of poor pulmonary function (PF) with cognitive trajectories and structural brain differences remains unclear. Within the Rush Memory and Aging Project, 1377...

80| Cognitive Reserve – With Dr. Yaakov Stern

October 1, 2021 This episode is a conversation about cognitive reserve, which is a heuristic that helps explain variation across people in their ability to withstand neuropathology.  We discuss...

Relationships among tau burden, atrophy, age, and naming in the aphasic variant of Alzheimer’s disease

September 9, 2021 Abstract Introduction Examination of pathologic, anatomic, and cognitive relationships has been limited in primary progressive aphasia (PPA) with underlying Alzheimer's disease...

Longitudinal association of apolipoprotein E and sleep with incident dementia

September 9, 2021 Abstract Introduction Few longitudinal studies have explored the association between apolipoprotein E gene (APOE) status, sleep disturbances, and incident dementia among...

Your Brain On Sugar

November 5, 2021 Halloween is here and the other holidays are just around the corner, so we need to discuss sugar. I share about a conversation I...

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