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Attentional control in Alzheimer's disease.

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Attentional control of executive function declines during the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Controversy exists as to whether this decline results from a single global deficit or whether attentional control can be fractionated, with some aspects being more vulnerable than others. We investigated three proposed domains of attention, namely (i) focal attention, based on simple and choice reaction times; (ii) the capacity to resist distraction in a visual search task; and (iii) the capacit...

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10.1093/brain/124.8.1492

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Brain : a journal of neurology
Volume:
124
Issue:
Pt 8
Pages:
1492-1508
Publication date:
2001-08-05
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
URN:
uuid:33b69822-40d6-4446-9624-6410c1fd0947
Source identifiers:
31917
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pubs:31917

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