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The FAB: A frontal assessment battery at bedside
&NA; Objective: To devise a short bedside cognitive and behavioral battery to assess frontal lobe functions. Methods The designed battery consists of six subtests exploring the following:Expand
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Visual word recognition in the left and right hemispheres: anatomical and functional correlates of peripheral alexias.
According to a simple anatomical and functional model of word reading, letters displayed in one hemifield are first analysed through a cascade of contralateral retinotopic areas, which computeExpand
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Frontal assessment battery and differential diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer disease.
BACKGROUND The different distribution of pathologic features in frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and Alzheimer disease (AD) predicts a predominant dysexecutive syndrome in FTD. The Frontal AssessmentExpand
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A frontal assessment battery at bedside
Article abstract—Objective: To devise a short bedside cognitive and behavioral battery to assess frontal lobe functions. Methods: The designed battery consists of six subtests exploring theExpand
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Causal role of prefrontal cortex in the threshold for access to consciousness.
What neural mechanisms support our conscious perception of briefly presented stimuli? Some theories of conscious access postulate a key role of top-down amplification loops involving prefrontalExpand
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Executive Functioning in Schizophrenia
The executive function (EF) is a set of abilities, which allows us to invoke voluntary control of our behavioral responses. These functions enable human beings to develop and carry out plans, make upExpand
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“Applause sign” helps to discriminate PSP from FTD and PD
The “applause sign” is a simple test of motor control that helps to differentiate PSP from frontal or striatofrontal degenerative diseases. It was found in 0/39 controls, 0 of 24 patients withExpand
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Self-monitoring in schizophrenia revisited
According to a widespread theory, the first-rank symptoms such as delusions of control or thought insertion met in schizophrenia result from a failure in predicting the consequences of an action onExpand
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The CUIDEME Study: determinants of burden in chilean primary caregivers of patients with dementia.
BACKGROUND Caring for a person with dementia is associated with well-documented increases in burden and distress and decreases in mental health and wellbeing. Studies assessing burden in caregiversExpand
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Preserved Adjustment but Impaired Awareness in a Sensory-Motor Conflict following Prefrontal Lesions
Control of action occurs at different stagesof the executive process, in particular at those of sensory-motor integration and conscious monitoring. The aim of this study was to determine theExpand
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