A study of performance on tests from the CANTAB battery sensitive to frontal lobe dysfunction in a large sample of normal volunteers: Implications for theories of executive functioning and cognitive aging

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Robbins, T. W.; James, M.; Owen, A. M.; Sahakian, B. J.; Lawrence, Andrew David; McInnes, L.; Rabbitt, P. M. A.;
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Several tests from the CANTAB neuropsychological test battery previously shown to be sensitive to frontal lobe dysfunction were administered to a large group of normal volunteers (N = 341) ranging in age from 21 to 79 years. The main tests included a computerized form o... View more
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