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Different Contributions of the Human Amygdala and Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex to Decision-Making
The somatic marker hypothesis proposes that decision-making is a process that depends on emotion. Studies have shown that damage of the ventromedial prefrontal (VMF) cortex precludes the ability toExpand
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Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Associated Complications
Study Design. Retrospective review study with literature review. Objective. The goal of our current study is to raise awareness on complications associated with anterior cervical discectomy andExpand
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Terson hemorrhage in patients suffering aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: predisposing factors and prognostic significance.
OBJECT The association of vitreous and/or subhyaloid hemorrhage with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has been frequently identified since the original description by Terson in 1900. In thisExpand
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Unilateral cerebral inactivation produces differential left/right heart rate responses
We studied heart rate following unilateral hemispheric inactivation by intracarotid amobarbital in 25 patients undergoing preoperative evaluation for epilepsy surgery. Heart rate increased after leftExpand
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Psychometric construction of the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure: methodological considerations and interrater reliability.
Formal scoring criteria for the standard 18 elements of the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure were developed and applied to reproductions of 87 healthy young adults. In addition, the effects of immediateExpand
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Neural Substrates of Emotion as Revealed by Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Objectives:To examine the brain circuitry involved in emotional experience and determine whether the cerebral hemispheres are specialized for positive and negative emotional experience.Expand
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Sensitivity of figural fluency on the five-point test to focal neurological dysfunction
Abstract The Five-Point test, a measure of nonverbal figural fluency created by Regard, Strauss, and Knapp (1982), was administered to 258 patients (196 with neurologic disease and 62 withExpand
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The role of the cannabinoid CB2 receptor in pain transmission and therapeutic potential of small molecule CB2 receptor agonists.
This review gives a brief overview of the expression patterns, molecular pharmacology and physiological role of the cannabinoid 2 receptor (CB2) in pain. Particular emphasis is given to theExpand
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Differential neuropsychological test sensitivity to left temporal lobe epilepsy.
We examined the sensitivity of the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (AVLT), California Verbal Learning Test (CVLT), Boston Naming Test (BNT), and Multilingual Aphasia Examination Visual NamingExpand
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