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We hope to recruit participants into various clinical trials and research projects.
The purpose of this protocol is to advertise, recruit, and do a preliminary screen for various clinical trials. Information collected will be entered in a database available to researchers connected with the Stanford/VA Aging Clinical Research Center, located at VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto Division.
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Memory screening test
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:41-0400
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Type of declarative memory, consisting of personal memory in contrast to general knowledge.
Neurological process involving the conversion of learned information into long-term memory.
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Complex mental function having four distinct phases: (1) memorizing or learning, (2) retention, (3) recall, and (4) recognition. Clinically, it is usually subdivided into immediate, recent, and remote memory.
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