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The prosody of maternal speech: infant age and context related changes.
The speech of 6 mothers to their healthy infants was examined longitudinally during the neonatal period and at 4, 12, and 24 months in a semi-naturalistic setting. Features of speech analysed were:Expand
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Multiple system atrophy: natural history, MRI morphology, and dopamine receptor imaging with 123IBZM-SPECT.
Sixteen patients with a clinical diagnosis of probable multiple system atrophy (MSA) were examined clinically by MRI and by 123I-iodobenzamide single photon emission computed tomography (IBZM-SPECT).Expand
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A defect of kinesthesia in Parkinson's disease
Patients suffering from Parkinson's disease (PD) are more dependent on visual feedback during movement than are normals. Studying two‐dimensional pointing movements, we recently found that PDExpand
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Frontal lobe activity and affective behavior of infants of mothers with depressive symptoms.
Studies of adults and infants indicate that the left frontal brain region is specialized for approach emotions, such as joy, whereas the right frontal region is specialized for withdrawal emotions,Expand
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Pramipexole in patients with Parkinson's disease and marked drug resistant tremor: a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled multicentre study
Objective: To compare the tremorlytic properties of pramipexole, a non-ergoline dopamine agonist to those of placebo as add on medication in patients with Parkinson's disease. Methods: Eighty fourExpand
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Prevention of parenting alterations for women with low social support.
Parenting is a demanding role. Traditionally societies provide mechanisms for supporting major caregivers. For most parents the partner relationship is a source of refueling energy. In addition,Expand
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Memory and Skill Acquisition in Parkinson's Disease and Frontal Lobe Dysfunction
Animal experiments and human neuropsychological studies have provided evidence for the hypothesis that skill acquisition may be regulated by the basal ganglia. In the present studies, perceptual andExpand
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Validity of long‐term electromyography in the quantification of tremor
We previously developed a method of tremor quantification using long‐term electromyography registration of antagonistic forearm muscles that is reliable, sensitive, and specific for pathologicExpand
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Infant intermodal speech perception is a left-hemisphere function.
Prelinguistic infants recognized structural correspondences in acoustic and optic properties of synchronized, naturally spoken disyllables, but did so only when they were looking to their rightExpand
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Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis following Pontiac Fever
We report the case of a 35-year-old woman who developed headache and psychosis and gradually became comatose within 3 weeks after a flu-like infection. MRI revealed bifrontal demyelination consistentExpand
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