This database contains 8 studies, archived under the term: "verbal behavior"
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 […]
Video prompting versus other instruction strategies for persons with Alzheimer’s disease
Background/aim: Two studies assessed the effectiveness of video prompting as a strategy to support persons with mild and moderate Alzheimer’s disease in performing daily activities.; Methods: In study I, video prompting was compared to an existing strategy relying on verbal instructions. In study II, video prompting was compared to another existing strategy relying on static […]
Olive oil and cognition: results from the three-city study
Background: Olive oil is a major component of the Mediterranean diet suggested to be beneficial to counteract Alzheimer’s disease.; Aim Of the Study: Our objective was to examine the association between olive oil use, cognitive deficit and cognitive decline in a large elderly population.; Methods: We followed 6,947 subjects with a brief baseline food frequency […]