Are left angular gyrus and amygdala volumes important for financial capacity in mild cognitive impairment?

CONCLUSION: Financial capacity in Greek aMCI patients strongly correlates with right amygdala and left angular gyrus volumes, a finding that supports that emotion as well arithmetic skills are involved in financial capacity, while the importance of MMSE as the only neuropsychological test with the strongest positive correlation is discussed. PMID: 30877733 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Tags: Hell J Nucl Med Source Type: research

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