Implicit and Explicit Memory Differences in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Mild Dementia


The purpose of this research study is to understand how different aspects of thinking abilities are affected in older adults with MCI and dementia due to probable Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Dementia due to Lewy Body Disease.


  • You will be asked to participate in a series of tests on your thinking abilities such as tests about memory and learning and fill out some questionnaires about demographic information (such as your age and gender) and mood.
  • With your permission, we will also ask someone who knows you well (for example, your spouse/adult child/family friend) to answer some questions about your mood and functioning.
  • If you receive health care at University of Florida or its affiliates, we also ask your permission to obtain relevant information about your diagnosis and testing from your UF medical record.
  • The expected total time for your participation is approximately 2 hours.

For questions about study procedures, please contact Taylor Lambertus:


Diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment secondary to:

  • Probable Parkinson’s Disease
  • Suspected Lewy Body Disease

Diagnosed with mild dementia secondary to:

  • Probable Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Probable Parkinson’s Disease
  • Suspected Lewy Body Disease

Additional criteria:

  • At Least 50 Years of Age
  • Native English Speakers

For questions about eligibility criteria, please contact Taylor Lambertus:

Study Information Flyer





Monetary compensation


Can be done from home



Neurology, Alzheimer's Disease and Other Cognitive Disorders Movement Disorders, Alzheimer's Disease Other Cognitive Memory Disorders

Principal Investigator

Glenn Smith, PhD



Contact Information

(352) 294-8674

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