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Despite music's prominence in Western society and its importance to individuals in their daily lives, very little is known about the memories and emotions that are often evoked when hearing a piece of music from one's past. We examined the content of music-evoked autobiographical memories (MEAMs) using a novel approach for selecting stimuli from a large(More)
Tuberous sclerosis complex is a genetic disorder characterized by hamartomatous lesions in multiple organs, frequently involving the kidney. We conducted a retrospective review of the clinical and radiographic records of 167 patients with tuberous sclerosis to determine the frequency of renal disease, the likelihood of significant renal morbidity, and the(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of endurance activities designed to simulate the physiological demands of soccer match-play and training, on leg strength, electromechanical delay, and knee laxity. METHODS Eight recreational soccer players completed four exercise trials in random order: 1) a prolonged intermittent high(More)
The purpose of this study was to characterize the epileptogenicity of tubers and surrounding cortex in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Three pediatric patients with TSC and intractable epilepsy underwent surgical resection of tubers associated with epileptogenic foci. In all patients, presurgical imaging revealed a prominent tuber that(More)
We describe three cases in whom identification of a disease-causing mutation in the TSC1 or TSC2 gene preceded the appearance or detection of symptoms sufficient for a clinical diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). We suggest that genetic testing be given a more prominent role in the evaluation of individuals with a family history of TSC or(More)
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