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The relationship between executive functions and fluid intelligence in Parkinson's disease.

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BACKGROUND: We recently demonstrated that decline in fluid intelligence is a substantial contributor to frontal deficits. For some classical 'executive' tasks, such as the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) and Verbal Fluency, frontal deficits were entirely explained by fluid intelligence. However, on a second set of frontal tasks, deficits remained even after statistically controlling for this factor. These tasks included tests of theory of mind and multitasking. As frontal dysfunction is th...

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10.1017/s0033291712000451

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Gleichgerrcht, E More by this author
Gershanik, O More by this author
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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
42
Issue:
11
Pages:
2445-2452
Publication date:
2012-11-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:97136313-a84f-4f6f-88d0-ae6da970af0f
Source identifiers:
383411
Local pid:
pubs:383411

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