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The Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB): normative values in an Italian population sample
The Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB) is a short cognitive and behavioural six-subtest battery for the bedside screening of a global executive dysfunction; although recently devised, it is alreadyExpand
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Apathy and disinhibition in frontotemporal dementia
Background: Aberrant social behavior is a defining symptom of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and may eventually occur in all syndromes composing the FTD spectrum. Two main behavioral abnormalitiesExpand
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Does Anticipation of Pain Affect Cortical Nociceptive Systems?
Anticipation of pain is a complex state that may influence the perception of subsequent noxious stimuli. We used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study changes of activity of corticalExpand
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Induction of visual extinction by rapid‐rate transcranial magnetic stimulation of parietal lobe
We used repetitive, rapid-rate transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for the noninvasive study of visual attention in humans. Six right-handed volunteers completed eight blocks of 20 single- andExpand
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Imitating gestures. A quantitative approach to ideomotor apraxia.
The ability to carry out movements on imitation was assessed with a 24-item test in uniterally hemisphere-damaged patients. On the basis of a cutoff score derived from the performances of 100 controlExpand
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Recognition of emotions from visual and prosodic cues in Parkinson’s disease
ObjectiveTo assess whether Parkinson Disease (PD) patients are impaired at perceiving emotions from facial and prosodic cues and whether any putative defective performance concerns recognition of aExpand
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Humor Comprehension and Appreciation: An fMRI Study
A two-stage model for the appreciation of jokes and cartoons. Expand
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Impaired facial emotion recognition in early-onset right mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
Background: Anteromedial temporal lobe regions, particularly the amygdala, participate in the recognition of emotions from facial expressions. The authors studied the ability of facial emotionExpand
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Facial emotion recognition impairment in chronic temporal lobe epilepsy
Purpose:  To evaluate facial emotion recognition (FER) in a cohort of 176 patients with chronic temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE).
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Apperceptive and Associative Forms of Prosopagnosia
Three prosopagnosic patients were given four face tests, two perceptual (an unknown face identification test and an age estimation test) and two also implying memory (a familiarity check test and aExpand
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