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Effects of Parkinson’s disease and dopamine on digit span measures of working memory

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Rationale Parkinson’s disease (PD) impairs working memory (WM)—the ability to maintain items in memory for short periods of time and manipulate them. There is conflicting evidence on the nature of the deficits caused by the disease, and the potential beneficial and detrimental effects of dopaminergic medication on different WM processes. Objectives We hypothesised that PD impairs both maintenance and manipulation of items in WM and dopaminergic medications i... Expand abstract
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10.1007/s00213-018-5058-6

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University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Wellcome Trust
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097081/Z/11/Z
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Bristol Research into Alzheimer's and Care of the Elderly charity
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BRI17/15
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Journal:
Psychopharmacology More from this journal
Volume:
235
Issue:
12
Pages:
3443–3450
Publication date:
2018-10-12
Acceptance date:
2018-10-02
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1432-2072
ISSN:
0033-3158
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uuid:23a48c17-4bb4-4002-8e1a-94175dc5e689
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927350
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2018-10-15

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