The Positivity Effect on the Intensity of Experienced Emotion and Memory Performance in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Aims: We examined the ‘positivity effect' on memory performance in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia patients. Methods: In 109 subjects (28 controls, 32 with MCI, 27 with mild and 32 with moderate dementia), we investigated free recalls (immediate and delayed) and recognition of 12 p...

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Main Authors: Lina Gorenc-Mahmutaj, Christina Degen, Petra Wetzel, Nadja Urbanowitsch, Joachim Funke, Johannes Schröder
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Karger Publishers 2015-06-01
Series:Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra
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Online Access:http://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/381537