Tag Archives: Recognition Memory Test

Caffeine Pills Improve Long-Term Memory Consolidation (BBC News / Nature Neuroscience)

Summary Research published in Nature Neuroscience indicates that taking caffeine tablets following study can improve subsequent performance on memory tests, in healthy adults. Read more: BBC News. Caffeine pill could boost memory. Reference Caffeine pill ‘could boost memory’. London: BBC Health News, … Continue reading

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Age-Related Increases in Tip-of-the-Tongue Experiences (NHS Choices / Psychological Science)

Summary Tip-of-the-tongue experiences (TOTs) are those memory lapses where a name, date or fact is known but cannot be retrieved immediately from memory. This NHS Choices Behind the Headlines masterclass critical appraisal examines a study which investigated the association between age … Continue reading

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Recommended Measures for the Assessment of Cognitive and Physical Performance in Older Patients with Dementia (Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra)

Summary The authors of this systematic review have established a set of recommended neuropsychological and physical exercise tests for researchers by means of which to assess cognition and physical fitness in older patients with dementia. The purpose of this exercise … Continue reading

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