Response bias and response monitoring: Evidence from healthy older adults and patients with mild Alzheimer's disease.
- Rebecca G Deason,
- Michelle J Tat,
- Sean Flannery,
- Prabhakar S Mithal,
- Erin P Hussey,
- Eileen T Crehan,
- Brandon A Ally,
- Andrew E Budson
Brain Cogn 2017 Sep 16;119:17-24. Epub 2017 Sep 16.
Center for Translational Cognitive Neuroscience, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, United States; Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, United States.
Patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) often exhibit an abnormally liberal response bias in recognition memory tests, responding "old" more frequently than "new." Investigations have shown patients can to shift to a more conservative response bias when given instructions. We examined if patients with mild AD could alter their response patterns when the ratio of old items is manipulated without explicit instruction. Read More