Visual short-term memory deficits in REM sleep behaviour disorder mirror those in Parkinson's disease.
Individuals with REM sleep behaviour disorder are at significantly higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease. Here we examined visual short-term memory deficits-long associated with Parkinson's disease-in patients with REM sleep behaviour disorder without Parkinson's disease using a novel task that measures recall precision. Visual short-term memory for sequentially presented coloured bars of different orientation was assessed in 21 patients with polysomnography-proven idiopathic REM slee...Expand abstract
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