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A fundamental question in frontal lobe function is how motivational and emotional parameters of behavior apply to executive processes. Recent advances in mood and personality research and the technology and methodology of brain research provide opportunities to address this question empirically. Using event-related-potentials to track error monitoring in(More)
The abnormal movements seen in motor conversion disorder are affected by distraction and entrainment, similar to voluntary movement. Unlike voluntary movement, however, patients lack a sense of control for the abnormal movements, a failure of "self-agency." The action-effect binding paradigm has been used to quantify the sense of self-agency, because(More)
We hypothesized that chronic schizophrenic patients with abnormal involuntary movements would exhibit specific psychopathological, neurological, and cognitive disturbances at a more severe level than those free of such movements. Twenty-two chronic schizophrenic patients were assessed for abnormal movements, cognitive impairment, psychopathology, and(More)
  • Vivien Adams, Sue Alexander, Caroline Allison, Simone Andrews, Susan Appleby, Anika Austin +123 others
  • 2002
Problem-based learning is an approach which places the student at the centre of the learning process and is aimed at integrating learning with practice. In this book, the contributors draw on their experience of designing and implementing a course for nurse education in Australia to present effective strategies for those considering adopting the approach or(More)
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