Author Archives: Davide Bruno

About Davide Bruno

Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University

The Primacy of Primacy

We have just published an article in the Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology that continues in the vein of previous work (see also here) that focused on the relationship between serial position effects and cognitive decline. Like I discussed here, for example. … Continue reading

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A memory test to measure dementia biomarkers

We have just published a new paper on the recency ratio on the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. An abstract can be found here. A key point we are making with this paper is that we need a range of … Continue reading

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The Conversation: Alzheimer’s disease – don’t give up on plaque-busting drugs just yet

I wrote a piece for The Conversation. It is here. And it is based on this article we just published.

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How to tell Alzheimer’s disease from other types of dementia?

We just published a little note in the Journal of Alzheimer’s disease, free to view in this link. For the analysis, we used the recency-based approach, discussed here, and here.

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Beginning and End: Prediction of Cognitive Decline with Memory Tests

I wrote this blurb for fun to “celebrate” our latest accepted article. It includes an interview to myself 🙂 Failure to remember words at the beginning and at the end of a list may signal risk of future cognitive decline … Continue reading

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Does the way you use your computer predict whether you will have dementia?

Look at that editorialized title! I have recently co-authored a paper on this very topic, where we looked at types of computer use that are most likely to be associated with cognitive decline and dementia. Here is a link to … Continue reading

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Heading for Trouble

Our editorial (previously teased) on CTE risks associated with playing football (soccer) is now out on the British Journal of Sports Medicine. It is open access and here. In other news, I was recently at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, … Continue reading

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