Individuals with REM sleep behaviour disorder are at significantly higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease. Here we examined visual short-term memory deficits-long associated with Parkinson's disease-in patients with REM sleep behaviour disorder without Parkinson's disease using a novel task that measures recall precision. Visual short-term memory for sequentially presented coloured bars of different orientation was assessed in 21 patients with polysomnography-proven idiopathic REM slee...Expand abstract
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Visual short-term memory deficits in REM sleep behaviour disorder mirror those in Parkinson's disease.
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