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Technique to improve chronic motor deficit after stroke.
The unaffected upper extremity of chronic stroke patients was restrained in a sling during waking hours for 14 days; on ten of those days, these patients were given six hours of practice in using theExpand
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The reliability of the wolf motor function test for assessing upper extremity function after stroke.
OBJECTIVE To examine the reliability of the Wolf Motor Function Test (WMFT) for assessing upper extremity motor function in adults with hemiplegia. DESIGN Interrater and test-retest reliability. Expand
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Obese women show greater delay discounting than healthy-weight women
Delay discounting (DD) is a measure of the degree to which an individual is driven by immediate gratification vs. the prospect of larger, but delayed, rewards. Because of hypothesized parallelsExpand
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fMRI reactivity to high-calorie food pictures predicts short- and long-term outcome in a weight-loss program
We used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to investigate activation in reward-system as well as other brain regions in response to viewing high-calorie food vs. control pictures in 25 obese individuals before and after a 12-week psychosocial weight-loss treatment and at 9-mo follow-up. Expand
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An operant approach to rehabilitation medicine: overcoming learned nonuse by shaping.
A new approach to the rehabilitation of movement, based primarily on the principles of operant conditioning, was derived from research with deafferented monkeys. The analysis suggests that a certainExpand
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Individual differences in imagery and the psychophysiology of emotion
Abstract The experiment examined the relationship between individual differences in imagery ability and physiological activity during affective and non-affective imagery. Self-described good and poorExpand
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Individual differences in autonomic response: conditioned association or conditioned fear?
Cluster analysis was used to define three groups of subjects whose conditioned heart rate response emphasized either acceleration, deceleration, or moderate deceleration. A subject pool (N = 148) wasExpand
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Digital filtering: background and tutorial for psychophysiologists.
Digital filtering offers more to psychophysiologists than is commonly appreciated. An introduction is offered here to foster the explicit design and use of digital filters. Because of considerableExpand
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Affective individual differences and startle reflex modulation.
Potentiation of startle has been demonstrated in experimentally produced aversive emotional states, and clinical reports suggest that potentiated startle may be associated with fear or anxiety. ToExpand
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