Practice Effects and Longitudinal Cognitive Change in Normal Aging vs. Incident Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss practice effects and longitudinal cognitive change in normal aging in four cognitive domains in a population-based sample.

2. Discuss practice effects and longitudinal cognitive change in incident MCI/dementia in four cognitive domains in a population-based sample.

Machulda, M. M., Pankratz, V. S., Christianson, T. J., Ivnik, R. J., Mielke, M. M., Roberts, R. O., … & Petersen, R. C. (2013). Practice effects and longitudinal cognitive change in normal aging vs. incident mild cognitive impairment and dementia in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging. The Clinical Neuropsychologist27(8), 1247-1264.