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Table 2 Prospective memory task trials

From: Deficits in retrospective and prospective components underlying prospective memory tasks in amnestic mild cognitive impairment

Presentation order Instruction (me = experimenter) Cue Delay Response
1 “In 15 minutes, please switch seats with me.” time 15 action
  Recognition: “During the test, were you supposed to: Leave the room? Switch seats with me? Or open the door?”    
2 “When the bell rings, please tell me your name.” event 15 verbal
  Recognition: “During the test, were you supposed to: Tell me your name? Tell me your birthday? Or tell me your age?”    
3 “When I show you an envelope, please write your address on it.” event 2 action
  Recognition: “When I gave you an envelope, were you supposed to: Tell me your hometown? Take it away? Or write your address on it?”    
4 “In 2 minutes, please ask me when this test will be finished.” time 2 verbal
  Recognition: “During the test, were you supposed to: Ask me when this test will be finished? Ask me when the hospital will close? Or ask me when the next test will begin?”    
5 “When finishing the test of memorizing word pairs, please pick up the keys and give them to me.” (the keys were put on the table) activity 15 action
  Recognition: “When finishing the test of memorizing word pairs, were you supposed to: Tell me where the keys are? Pick up the keys and give them to me? Or count how many keys are there?”    
6 “When finishing the writing fluency test, please tell me how many children you have.” activity 2 verbal
  Recognition: “When finishing the writing fluency test, were you supposed to: Tell me how many children you have? Tell me how many there are in your family? Or tell me how many siblings you have? ”