This database contains 6 studies, archived under the term: "semantics"
Subjective report of word-finding and memory deficits in normal aging and dementia
Objective: Compare subjective reports of both memory and word-finding deficits to clinical diagnosis and objective neuropsychological testing.; Background: With the increasing number of aging individuals with cognitive impairments, effective screening measures would improve the likelihood of detection. Subjective reports of symptoms are typically obtained in clinical settings, yet the validity of these reports is relatively […]
Semantic memory training in Alzheimer’s disease
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of semantic stimulation of Alzheimer’s patients on semantic memory comparatively to psychological support. We conducted semantic training with two target categories (musical instruments and human actions), because these concepts were massively failed in previous data collected in Alzheimer’s disease. Ten patients (57-78 year old, MMSE […]