Alice Cronin-Golomb

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relation of subjective quality of life to motor symptom profile in Parkinson's disease
    Erica R Appleman
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Parkinsons Dis 2011:472830. 2011
  2. pmc Impact of anxiety on quality of life in Parkinson's disease
    Kristine K Hanna
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Parkinsons Dis 2012:640707. 2012
  3. pmc Emergence of nonmotor symptoms as the focus of research and treatment of Parkinson's disease: introduction to the special section on nonmotor dysfunctions in Parkinson's disease
    Alice Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Behav Neurosci 127:135-8. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Visuospatial dysfunction and problem solving in Parkinson's disease
    A Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Neuropsychology 11:44-52. 1997
  5. pmc Genetic influence on contrast sensitivity in middle-aged male twins
    Alice Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Vision Res 47:2179-86. 2007
  6. pmc Parkinson's disease as a disconnection syndrome
    Alice Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 20:191-208. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Enhanced stimulus strength improves visual cognition in aging and Alzheimer's disease
    Alice Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cortex 43:952-66. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Facial frequency manipulation normalizes face discrimination in AD
    A Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 54:2316-8. 2000
  9. pmc Impact of optic flow perception and egocentric coordinates on veering in Parkinson's disease
    Sigurros Davidsdottir
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Brain 131:2882-93. 2008
  10. pmc Bingo! Externally supported performance intervention for deficient visual search in normal aging, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease
    Thomas M Laudate
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 19:102-21. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Perception, Cognition, and Gait
    ALICE M CRONIN GOLOMB; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Effects of Visual Signal Strength on Alzheimer Cognition
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Perception, Cognition, and Gait
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    ALICE M CRONIN GOLOMB; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. Effects of Visual Signal Strength on Alzheimer Cognition
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2005
  10. VISUAL INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE ALZHEIMER COGNITION
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2000

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. pmc Relation of subjective quality of life to motor symptom profile in Parkinson's disease
    Erica R Appleman
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Parkinsons Dis 2011:472830. 2011
    ..Further, the correlations were driven by nontremor type symptoms, even in TD patients. Determining reliable subtypes of PD may aid in prognosis and treatment optimization, thereby enhancing quality of life in afflicted individuals...
  2. pmc Impact of anxiety on quality of life in Parkinson's disease
    Kristine K Hanna
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Parkinsons Dis 2012:640707. 2012
    ..The findings suggest that primary management of anxiety as well as depression may be important to optimizing the quality of life of PD patients...
  3. pmc Emergence of nonmotor symptoms as the focus of research and treatment of Parkinson's disease: introduction to the special section on nonmotor dysfunctions in Parkinson's disease
    Alice Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Behav Neurosci 127:135-8. 2013
    ..Taken together, the articles in this special section reflect the field's growing focus on the nonmotor symptoms of PD, their brain bases, and the corresponding potential for their treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Visuospatial dysfunction and problem solving in Parkinson's disease
    A Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Neuropsychology 11:44-52. 1997
    ..Visuospatial impairment in PD may arise from dysfunction of the basal ganglia-thalamocortical circuit that also includes the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and, importantly, the posterior parietal lobes...
  5. pmc Genetic influence on contrast sensitivity in middle-aged male twins
    Alice Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Vision Res 47:2179-86. 2007
    ..Identifying the types of individual-specific events that impact contrast sensitivity may suggest interventions to modulate this ability and thereby improve overall quality of life as adults age...
  6. pmc Parkinson's disease as a disconnection syndrome
    Alice Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 20:191-208. 2010
    ..Besides providing information on disease characteristics, regarding PD as a disconnection syndrome allows us to more completely understand normal brain-behavior relations in general...
  7. ncbi request reprint Enhanced stimulus strength improves visual cognition in aging and Alzheimer's disease
    Alice Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cortex 43:952-66. 2007
    ..These results suggest new non-pharmacological avenues to explore in the attempt to improve cognition in elderly adults and especially in individuals with AD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Facial frequency manipulation normalizes face discrimination in AD
    A Cronin-Golomb
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 54:2316-8. 2000
    ..Patients with AD demonstrated normal discrimination of small faces only, indicating that impaired contrast sensitivity at low facial frequencies contributes to their poor face discrimination...
  9. pmc Impact of optic flow perception and egocentric coordinates on veering in Parkinson's disease
    Sigurros Davidsdottir
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Brain 131:2882-93. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that (i) parietal-mediated perception of visual space is affected in Parkinson's disease, with both side of motor symptom onset and gender affecting spatial performance, and (ii) visual input affects veering...
  10. pmc Bingo! Externally supported performance intervention for deficient visual search in normal aging, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease
    Thomas M Laudate
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 19:102-21. 2012
    ..The general finding of improved performance across healthy and afflicted groups suggests the value of visual support as an easy-to-apply intervention to enhance cognitive performance...
  11. pmc The impact of sleep quality on cognitive functioning in Parkinson's disease
    Karina Stavitsky
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:108-17. 2012
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  12. pmc Mapping mental number line in physical space: vertical and horizontal visual number line orientation in asymptomatic individuals with HIV
    YELENA BOGDANOVA
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 2013, USA
    Neuropsychologia 46:2914-23. 2008
    ..Our results also revealed a dissociation between the processing components of numerical distance and physical space, suggesting differentiation between the neural networks involved in number lines and physical line orientation...
  13. pmc Line bisection in Parkinson's disease: investigation of contributions of visual field, retinal vision, and scanning patterns to visuospatial function
    Thomas M Laudate
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Behav Neurosci 127:151-63. 2013
    ..Results indicated that rightward visuospatial bias in our LPD sample arose not from abnormalities at the retinal level but potentially from attentional biases, reflected in eye movement patterns...
  14. pmc Vision-fair neuropsychological assessment in normal aging, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease
    Chelsea K Toner
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychol Aging 27:785-90. 2012
    ..We conclude that visually fair neuropsychological testing can effectively compensate for normal age- and PD-related visual changes that affect cognitive performance...
  15. pmc Luminance affects age-related deficits in object detection: implications for computerized psychological assessments
    Daniel R Seichepine
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 BeaconStreet, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychol Aging 27:522-8. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that computerized assessments should be created with luminance levels that are similar to those of the tasks they purport to simulate in order to enhance their validity...
  16. pmc Relation of Parkinson's disease subtypes to visual activities of daily living
    Daniel R Seichepine
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA02215, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:841-52. 2011
    ..Environmental enhancements especially targeted to patients with the non-tremor PD subtype may help to ameliorate their functional disability...
  17. ncbi request reprint Enhanced stimulus contrast normalizes visual processing of rapidly presented letters in Alzheimer's disease
    Grover C Gilmore
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 7123, USA
    Vision Res 45:1013-20. 2005
    ..A source of the prevalent masking deficit may be reduced signal strength arising from dysfunction of retina or visual cortex. Increasing stimulus contrast may be an effective means of enhancing cognitive performance in AD...
  18. pmc Visuospatial perception and navigation in Parkinson's disease
    Daniel E Young
    College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Sargent College, Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Vision Res 50:2495-504. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on sleep quality in middle-aged men: a twin study
    Margo R Genderson
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Sleep Res 22:519-26. 2013
    ..Our results in middle-aged men constitute a first step towards examination of the genetic relationship between sleep and other facets of aging. ..
  20. pmc Visual exploration of emotional facial expressions in Parkinson's disease
    Uraina S Clark
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Neuropsychologia 48:1901-13. 2010
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  21. pmc Role of a lateralized parietal-basal ganglia circuit in hierarchical pattern perception: evidence from Parkinson's disease
    Haline E Schendan
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Behav Neurosci 123:125-36. 2009
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  22. pmc Visual scanning patterns and executive function in relation to facial emotion recognition in aging
    Karishma S Circelli
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 20:148-73. 2013
    ..Additionally, as frontal-lobe changes with age may affect scanning patterns and emotion recognition, we examined correlations between scanning parameters and performance on executive function tests...
  23. pmc Frontal and posterior subtypes of neuropsychological deficit in Parkinson's disease
    Ivy N Miller
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Behav Neurosci 127:175-83. 2013
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  24. ncbi request reprint Superior encoding enhances recall in color-graphemic synesthesia
    Veronica C Gross
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Perception 40:196-208. 2011
    ..Synesthetes learn more initially, rather than forgetting less over time...
  25. pmc Hallucinations, dreaming, and frequent dozing in Parkinson disease: impact of right-hemisphere neural networks
    Karina Stavitsky
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 21:143-9. 2008
    ..To relate sleep disturbances in Parkinson disease (PD) to hemispheric asymmetry of initial presentation...
  26. pmc Sleep quality in Parkinson disease: an examination of clinical variables
    Karina Stavitsky
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 24:43-9. 2011
    ..We also found that actigraphy may serve as a useful tool for identifying individuals with possible rapid eye movement behavior disorder, a sleep disorder that has important implications in early detection of PD...
  27. pmc Specific impairments in the recognition of emotional facial expressions in Parkinson's disease
    Uraina S Clark
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, United States
    Neuropsychologia 46:2300-9. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of visual target influence detection of change in naturalistic scenes in Alzheimer disease
    Sandy A Neargarder
    Department of Psychology, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 18:151-8. 2005
    ..To examine the role of visual characteristics of the target on Alzheimer disease (AD) patients' ability to detect change in naturalistic scenes...
  29. ncbi request reprint The impact of acuity on performance of four clinical measures of contrast sensitivity in Alzheimer's disease
    Sandy A Neargarder
    Department of Psychology, Bridgewater State College, Massachusetts 02325, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P54-62. 2003
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  30. ncbi request reprint Patterns of visual scanning as predictors of emotion identification in normal aging
    Bonnie Wong
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:739-49. 2005
    ..Age-related frontal-lobe atrophy may affect the integrity of the frontal eye fields, with consequent scanning abnormalities that contribute to difficulties in identifying certain emotions...
  31. pmc Effects of optic flow speed and lateral flow asymmetry on locomotion in younger and older adults: a virtual reality study
    Ying Hui Chou
    Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Boston University, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:222-31. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that the ability to integrate optic flow information into the multimodal system for assessment of walking speed and heading direction is comparable in older and younger adults...
  32. doi request reprint Effects of Parkinson's disease on optic flow perception for heading direction during navigation
    Cheng Chieh Lin
    College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Sargent College, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Exp Brain Res 232:1343-55. 2014
    ..Heading direction in PD may be more affected by the asymmetry of dopamine levels between the hemispheres and by motor lateralization as indexed by handedness...
  33. ncbi request reprint Visual processing of rapidly presented stimuli is normalized in Parkinson's disease when proximal stimulus strength is enhanced
    Melissa M Amick
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Vision Res 43:2827-35. 2003
    ..These results suggest that putatively slowed processing in PD may be an artifact of reduced signal strength arising from depletion of dopamine in retina or cortical visual areas...
  34. ncbi request reprint Frontostriatal circuits are necessary for visuomotor transformation: mental rotation in Parkinson's disease
    Melissa M Amick
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuropsychologia 44:339-49. 2006
    ..Moreover, frontostriatal motor systems and the parietal lobes play a necessary role during the mental rotation of hands, which requires integrating visuospatial cognition with motor imagery...
  35. pmc Web-based assessment of visual and visuospatial symptoms in Parkinson's disease
    Melissa M Amick
    Translational Research Center for TBI and Stress Disorders, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Parkinsons Dis 2012:564812. 2012
    ..01). The findings indicate that web-based administration may be a reliable and valid method of assessing visual and visuospatial and ADL functioning in PD...
  36. ncbi request reprint Visual and spatial symptoms in Parkinson's disease
    Sigurros Davidsdottir
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Vision Res 45:1285-96. 2005
    ..The results underscore the importance of investigating visual and visuospatial impairments in PD and their relation to motor symptoms, in order to help patients develop successful compensatory strategies...
  37. pmc Conditional discrimination learning in patients with bilateral medial temporal lobe amnesia
    Catherine Brawn Fortier
    Memory Disorders Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:1181-95. 2003
    ..MTs were unable to respond differentially (S+ =42, S- =37). The findings indicate that the hippocampal system is essential in acquiring a conditional discrimination, even in a delay paradigm...
  38. pmc Neurocognitive correlates of alexithymia in asymptomatic individuals with HIV
    YELENA BOGDANOVA
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215 2013, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:1295-304. 2010
    ..Alexithymia correlated strongly with QoL ratings, underscoring the importance of assessment and treatment of HIV-associated emotional and cognitive processing deficits...
  39. ncbi request reprint Visual contrast enhances food and liquid intake in advanced Alzheimer's disease
    Tracy E Dunne
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Nutr 23:533-8. 2004
    ..Patients with severe Alzheimer's disease (AD) in long-term care have deficient contrast sensitivity and poor food and liquid intake. The present study examined how contrast manipulations affect these intake levels...
  40. ncbi request reprint Color discrimination in schizophrenia
    Sarah M Shuwairi
    Department of Psychology Boston University, 64 Cummington Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Schizophr Res 55:197-204. 2002
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  41. pmc Gender differences in Parkinson's disease: clinical characteristics and cognition
    Ivy N Miller
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 25:2695-703. 2010
    ..Knowledge about differences in the presentation of PD symptoms in men and women and about the pathophysiology underlying those differences may enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of clinical assessment and treatment of the disease...
  42. pmc The effect of Parkinson's disease subgroups on verbal and nonverbal fluency
    Abhishek Jaywant
    a Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 36:278-89. 2014
    ..It is unknown whether deficits in verbal and nonverbal fluency in PD are driven by certain subgroups of patients, or how strategy use may facilitate performance...
  43. pmc Alexithymia and apathy in Parkinson's disease: neurocognitive correlates
    YELENA BOGDANOVA
    Psychology Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Behav Neurol 27:535-45. 2013
    ..Our findings demonstrate a distinct association of alexithymia with non-verbal cognition in PD, implicating right hemisphere processes, and differentiate between alexithymia and other neuropsychiatric symptoms in regard to PD cognition. ..
  44. pmc Neurocognitive correlates of apathy and anxiety in Parkinson's disease
    YELENA BOGDANOVA
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Parkinsons Dis 2012:793076. 2012
    ..Our findings demonstrated a differential association of apathy and anxiety to cognition in PD...

Research Grants21

  1. Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Perception, Cognition, and Gait
    ALICE M CRONIN GOLOMB; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Effects of Visual Signal Strength on Alzheimer Cognition
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  3. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Demonstration of different profiles of performance in LPD and RPD would bolster arguments of selective visuospatial deficits in PD and suggest differential visual, cognitive, and functional enhancement strategies. ..
  4. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Demonstration of different profiles of performance in LPD and RPD would bolster arguments of selective visuospatial deficits in PD and suggest differential visual, cognitive, and functional enhancement strategies. ..
  5. Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Perception, Cognition, and Gait
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Demonstration of different profiles of performance in LPD and RPD would bolster arguments of selective visuospatial deficits in PD and suggest differential visual, cognitive, and functional enhancement strategies. ..
  7. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    ALICE M CRONIN GOLOMB; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Demonstration of different profiles of performance in LPD and RPD would bolster arguments of selective visuospatial deficits in PD and suggest differential visual, cognitive, and functional enhancement strategies. ..
  8. Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Demonstration of different profiles of performance in LPD and RPD would bolster arguments of selective visuospatial deficits in PD and suggest differential visual, cognitive, and functional enhancement strategies. ..
  9. Effects of Visual Signal Strength on Alzheimer Cognition
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. VISUAL INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE ALZHEIMER COGNITION
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  11. VISUAL INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE ALZHEIMER COGNITION
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  12. VISUAL INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE ALZHEIMER COGNITION
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  13. VISUAL INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE ALZHEIMER COGNITION
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  14. VISUAL INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE ALZHEIMER COGNITION
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  15. VISUAL INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE ALZHEIMER COGNITION
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  16. VISUAL INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE ALZHEIMER COGNITION
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  17. Effects of Visual Signal Strength on Alzheimer Cognition
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  18. VISUAL INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE ALZHEIMER COGNITION
    Alice Cronin Golomb; Fiscal Year: 1999
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