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Applying Translational Tests in Cognitive Research

Posted on 13 December 2016 in Clinical Trials / Healthcare / Research

Research using animals has long played an important role in neuroscience research and in the development of treatments for mental health and neurological disorders. Using CANTAB to assess cognition in human studies can be an important component of implementing the same guiding principles across species.

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Cognitive Assessment Throughout Development

Posted on 30 November 2016 in Clinical Trials / Research

Psychologists often use specific tests which have been specially designed to work well with children. What factors should be considered when choosing a good cognitive test for assessing young people using CANTAB?

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How your “body clock” may affect cognition

Posted on 28 October 2016 in Clinical Trials / Research

Is it true that "early birds" actually do have better concentration in the morning and can cognitive tests show patterns or changes over time, even within a few hours?

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A Solution for Improving Recruitment into Prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease Trials: CANTAB Recruit

Posted on 12 October 2016 in Clinical Trials

Screening patients into prodromal Alzheimer’s trials can be costly and time-consuming Kenton Zavitz, PhD, Director of Clinical Affairs & Rosemary Abbott, PhD, Principal Statistical Analyst look at a solution for improving recruitment into trials. 

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The Challenge of Detecting Prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease for Clinical Trials

Posted on 5 October 2016 in Clinical Trials / Research

In this post, Director of Clinical Affairs, Dr Kenton Zavitz and Principal Statistical Analyst, Dr Rosemary Abbott look at the challenge of recruiting the correct patients into Alzheimer's disease trials.

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What is test-retest reliability and why is it important?

Posted on 15 September 2016 in Research

Operational Scientist, Matthew Hobbs explores what test re-test reliability is, how you would measure it and why it is important when choosing cognitive tests.

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