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Learning effect of computerized cognitive tests in older adults

Rafaela Sanches de Oliveira, Beatriz Maria Trezza, Alexandre Leopold Busse, Wilson Jacob Filho

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2954

ObjectiveTo evaluate the learning effect of computerized cognitive testing in the elderly.MethodsCross-sectional study with 20 elderly, 10 women and 10 men, with average age of 77.5 (±4.28) years. The volunteers performed two series of computerized cognitive tests in sequence and their results were compared. The applied tests were: Trail Making A and B, Spatial Recognition, Go/No Go, Memory Span, Pattern Recognition Memory and Reverse Span.ResultsBased on the comparison of the results, learning effects were observed only in the Trail Making […]