Laura M Seger

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Within the context of the bradyphrenia debate, two experiments designed to measure the cognitive speed of Parkinson patients (PD) were conducted with 58 subjects. The experiments took the form of a high-speed memory scanning task using memory sets consisting of one-six words or one-six abstract figures. In a visual discrimination task, two simultaneously(More)
Halo orthoses present a paradox. On the one hand, the nominally rigid immobilization they provide to the head aims to remove loads on the cervical spine following injury or surgery, and the devices are retightened routinely to maintain this. On the other hand, bone growth and remodeling are well known to require mechanical stressing. How are these competing(More)
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