July 17, 2016
265 elderly volunteers were enrolled in a 3-year longitudinal NIA-funded study to test the CANS-MCI for screening test usability in primary care, validity & reliability. Fndings from baseline MCI test screen data were presented.
June 30, 2016
The CANS-MCI, a computer administered, scored, and interpreted touch screen battery, was evaluated for its ability to screen for mild cognitive impairment. 310 community-dwelling elders enrolled in an NIA-funded study.
June 22, 2016
Scores on the CANS-MCI were compared with the results of full neuropsychological examinations that were blind to the CANS-MCI results. Identical analyses were performed using full independent neuropsychological evaluation classifications on the 74 subjects who returned a year later.
May 30, 2016
A very recently published study of the most significant predictors of progression from MCI to Alzheimer’s indicates, albeit indirectly, that the CANS-MCI is a very powerful tool for the detection of those predictors. The CANS-MCI was designed to measure all of the cognitive domains known to be most predictive of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
May 24, 2016
The early detection of cognitive ability changes due to sports concussion is critical because of the increased vulnerability that follows a concussion. The most neglected but critical aspect of sports-related cognitive ability testing is the bias of testers. The CANS-MCI is entirely self-administered.