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Holmes, K. , Robinson, J. , Hope, R. , & McDonald, B. (1992).

The linear assessment technique of Jobst et al. (1998,1992). 4. , 1996). 1, along with the number of MCIs and controls to be studied. c he m 4a ll. Subjects. Both normal controls (n = 30) obtained randomly from the community and MCI patients (n = 30), 15 of whom are known to have incipient AD based upon longitudinal follow-up, were identified based on performance on psychometric testing. The definition of MCI across centers was that of Petersen et al. (1999). 5. The participants were free of cortical infarcts and significant subcortical high-signal abnormalities on T2 MRI.

Sensitivity (true positives / (true positives + false negatives) and specificity (true negatives / (false positives + true negatives) calculations were also computed for each method's ability to correctly identify incipient AD, MCI, and controls. c Berg, L. (1988). Clinical dementia rating. Psychopharmacological Bulletin, 24, 637-639. Cohen, J. (1988). Statistical power analysis for the behavioral sciences. New York: Academic Press. de Leon, M. , George, A. , Ferris, S. , Miller, D. , & Wisniewski, H.

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