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Verbal Fluency and Repetition Skills in Healthy Older Spanish-English Bilinguals
The influence of bilingualism on cognitive test performance in older adults has received limited attention in the neuropsychology literature. The aim of this study was to examine the impact ofExpand
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On the evolutionary origins of executive functions
  • A. Ardila
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain and Cognition
  • 1 October 2008
In this paper it is proposed that the prefrontal lobe participates in two closely related but different executive function abilities: (1) "metacognitive executive functions": problem solving,Expand
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Aphasia: A Clinical Perspective
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Prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms in 4- to 17-Year-Old Children in the General Population
The purposes of this study were (a) to estimate the prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) symptoms in the general preschool and school population; and (b) to analyze theExpand
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Neuropsychological assessment in illiterates: Visuospatial and memory abilities
A basic neuropsychological battery of visuospatial and memory abilities was administered to extreme educational groups (illiterates and professionals). Subjects were matched according to sex and age.Expand
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NEUROPSI: a brief neuropsychological test battery in Spanish with norms by age and educational level.
The purpose of this research was to develop, standardize, and test the reliability of a short neuropsychological test battery in the Spanish language. This neuropsychological battery was namedExpand
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Development of language, memory, and visuospatial abilities in 5‐ to 12‐year‐old children using a neuropsychological battery
A neuropsychological battery was given to 233 normal children ages 5 to 12 years. Participants were balanced according to (a) age (5 to 6, 7 to 8, 9 to 10, or 11 to 12 years old), (b) socioeconomicExpand
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The role of the arcuate fasciculus in conduction aphasia.
In aphasia literature, it has been considered that a speech repetition defect represents the main constituent of conduction aphasia. Conduction aphasia has frequently been interpreted as a languageExpand
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Executive dysfunctions in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
One hundred and twenty-four male children ranging in age from seven to 12 years-old were selected. The sample was divided into two groups: (1) sixty-two with attention deficit hyperactivity disorderExpand
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Executive dysfunction
Thumbnail The term "executive function" includes the ability to filter interference, engage in goaldirected behaviors, anticipate the consequences of one's actions, and to exhibit the adaptiveExpand
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