2011
DOI: 10.1590/s1980-57642011dn05010006 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: It is now known that cognitive functions tend to decline with age. Executive functions (EF) are among the first abilities to decline with aging. A subcomponent of the EF is abstract reasoning. The Test of Proverbs is an instrument that can be used to evaluate the capacity of abstract reasoning.ObjectiveTo examine the association of performance in interpretation of proverbs, with education and with episodic memory and EF tasks.MethodsA total of 67 individuals aged between 60 and 75 years were evaluated, and div… Show more

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