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How CANTAB helps us to explore the cognitive electrophysiology of the deep brain

Insights Back to resource centre 9 August 2022 Generating and validating Verbal Paired Associates word-pair lists for automated testing These posters were presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Tuesday 2nd August and Wednesday 3rd August 2022. See below for a summary and to read the full posters. Poster summariesMemorability of Word-Pairs: Developing a Method for Generation of Calibrated

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6 tests for assessing cognition in Parkinson’s disease

Insights Back to resource centre 18 December 2018 6 tests for assessing cognition in Parkinson’s disease Cognitive dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease remains a significant, unmet therapeutic need for patients; as such it is vital that there is rigorous research into the topic. Here we will discuss six CANTAB tasks that can address this research gap. Parkinson’s disease is a complex

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Sensitivity and specificity of the Intra-Extra Dimensional Set-Shift task

Insights Back to resource centre 19 February 2018 Sensitivity and specificity of the Intra-Extra Dimensional Set-Shift task Using the Intra-Extra Dimensional Set Shift task to distinguish within-and between-diagnostic categories. The Intra-Extra Dimensional Set Shift (IED) task assesses the processes involved in categorising stimuli into sets (visual discrimination of shapes vs. lines), and responding flexibly (shifting attention) to changes in stimuli. The IED

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Decision-making under risk: from drugs to dopamine

Insights Back to resource centre 21 December 2017 Decision-making under risk: from drugs to dopamine How can you tell if a decision was impulsive or risky? Using the Cambridge Gambling Task to unpick how different brain regions, different drugs and different dopamine levels impact on decision-making. The Cambridge Gambling Task (CGT) was designed to measure decision-making under risk. The term decision-making

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