Verbal and spatial immediate memory span: Normative data from 1355 adults and 1112 children
- A. Orsini, D. Grossi, E. Capitani, M. Laiacona, C. Papagno, G. Vallar
- Psychology, MedicineThe Italian journal of neurological sciences…
- 1 December 1987
Norms are provided for verbal and visuo-spatial immediate memory span, two tasks widely used in the clinical assessment of short-term memory and its neurological disorders, which show a major decrement after the late sixties and is affected by educational level.
Tracking the Mind's Image in the Brain I Time-Resolved fMRI during Visuospatial Mental Imagery
Unawareness of dyskinesias in Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases
In PD the unawareness seems to be inversely related with severity of dyskinesias, while in HD it is directly related to disease duration and severity.
Comparative neuropsychological profile of pathological gambling, hypersexuality, and compulsive eating in Parkinson's disease
Impulse control disorders, in particular pathological gambling, hypersexuality, and compulsive eating, are being increasingly identified in Parkinson's disease patients.
Matching two imagined clocks: the functional anatomy of spatial analysis in the absence of visual stimulation.
This result clarifies the nature of top-down processes in the dorsal stream of the human cerebral cortex and provides evidence for a specific convergence of the pathways of imagery and visual perception within the parietal lobes.
Apperceptive and Associative Forms of Prosopagnosia
Normative data for the Montreal Cognitive Assessment in an Italian population sample
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) is a rapid screening battery, also including subtests to assess frontal functions such as set-shifting, abstraction and cognitive flexibility. MoCA seems to…
Effects of Age, Education and Sex on Two Tests of Immediate Memory: A Study of Normal Subjects from 20 to 99 Years of Age
- A. Orsini, L. Chiacchio, M. Cinque, C. Cocchiaro, O. Schiappa, D. Grossi
- PsychologyPerceptual and Motor Skills
- 1 October 1986
The two spans examined held well up to the 60s, and only after this age did significant differences appear in the other age groups, and on both tests there were significant differences between the groups divided according to education.
Evaluation of the motor cortex by magnetic stimulation in patients with Alzheimer disease
Neuropsychological correlates of theory of mind in patients with early Parkinson's disease
It is demonstrated that both affective and cognitive aspects of theory of mind are simultaneously impaired in early Parkinson's disease and suggested that deficits in the 2 subcomponents of Theory of mind may be linked to dysfunction of different frontosubcortical circuitries in early PD.