• Publications
  • Influence
Patterns of visual scanning as predictors of emotion identification in normal aging.
Emotion identification appears to decline with age, and deficient visual scanning may contribute to this effect. Eye movements of 20 older adults (OAs) and 20 younger adults (YAs) with normalExpand
  • 165
  • 25
Specific impairments in the recognition of emotional facial expressions in Parkinson's disease
Studies investigating the ability to recognize emotional facial expressions in non-demented individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) have yielded equivocal findings. A possible reason for thisExpand
  • 154
  • 20
Superior Encoding Enhances Recall in Color-Graphemic Synesthesia
Synesthesia is a phenomenon in which particular stimuli, such as letters or sound, generate a secondary sensory experience in particular individuals. Reports of enhanced memory in synesthetes raiseExpand
  • 46
  • 9
  • PDF
Visual contrast enhances food and liquid intake in advanced Alzheimer's disease.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with severe Alzheimer's disease (AD) in long-term care have deficient contrast sensitivity and poor food and liquid intake. The present study examined how contrastExpand
  • 118
  • 4
  • PDF
Effects of orthostatic hypotension on cognition in Parkinson disease
Objective: To investigate the relation between orthostatic hypotension (OH) and posture-mediated cognitive impairment in Parkinson disease (PD) using a cross-sectional and within-group design.Expand
  • 54
  • 4
Visual exploration of emotional facial expressions in Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease (PD) is associated with impairments in facial emotion recognition as well as visual and executive dysfunction. We investigated whether facial emotion categorization impairments inExpand
  • 75
  • 3
The impact of sleep quality on cognitive functioning in Parkinson's disease.
In healthy individuals and those with insomnia, poor sleep quality is associated with decrements in performance on tests of cognition, especially executive function. Sleep disturbances and cognitiveExpand
  • 56
  • 3
  • PDF
The Neuropsychologic Deficits of MELAS: Evidence of Global Impairment
ObjectiveTo examine the neuropsychologic profile of MELAS (mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and strokelike episodes) and relate it to neuropathologic findings. BackgroundMELASExpand
  • 21
  • 2
Characteristics of Visual Target Influence Detection of Change in Naturalistic Scenes in Alzheimer Disease
Objective:To examine the role of visual characteristics of the target on Alzheimer disease (AD) patients' ability to detect change in naturalistic scenes. Background:AD patients exhibit impairmentsExpand
  • 14
  • 2
Bingo! Externally supported performance intervention for deficient visual search in normal aging, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease
ABSTRACT External support may improve task performance regardless of an individual's ability to compensate for cognitive deficits through internally generated mechanisms. We investigated ifExpand
  • 22
  • 2
  • PDF