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Balance, executive functions and falls in elderly with Alzheimer's disease (AD): A longitudinal study
(Elsevier Ireland LtdClareIrlanda, 2012)
Dorsal prefrontal and premotor cortex of the ferret as defned by distinctive patterns of thalamo‑cortical projections
Recent studies of the neurobiology of the dorsal frontal cortex (FC) of the ferret have illuminated its key role in the attention network, top-down cognitive control of sensory processing, and goal directed behavior. To ...
The frontal assessment battery (FAB) reveals neurocognitive dysfunction in substance-dependent individuals in distinct executive domains: Abstract reasoning, motor programming, and cognitive flexibility
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2010)
Substance-dependence is highly associated with executive cognitive function (ECF) impairments. However. considering that it is difficult to assess ECF clinically, the aim of the present study was to examine the feasibility ...
Apatia, funções cognitivas e funcionalidade motora em idosos com doença de Alzheimer
The aims of this study were to characterize the presence of apathy in patients with AD, determine the relationship between apathy, motor function and cognitive function, and to verify differences among patients stratified ...
Estudio de la función ejecutiva en menores infractores de 14 a 16 años del Centro de Adolescentes Infractores (CAI) Virgilio Guerrero
(Quito: UCE, 2012)
Trabajo de grado académico de maestría sobre Neuropsicología Infantil, Psicopatología, específicamente síndromes neuropsicológicos. El objetivo fundamental es determinar presencia de alteraciones del lóbulo frontal, con ...
Frontal and executive dysfunction is a central aspect of ADHD
In the target article, Sagvolden and collaborators propose that attentional-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the result of a general behavioral deficit which is mainly caused by a hypofunctioning mesolimbic ...
Test Your Memory—Spanish version (TYM-S): a validation study of a self-administered cognitive screening test
Objectives: To develop the Test Your Memory (TYM)—Spanish version (TYM-S), a self-administered cognitive screening test, in a Chilean older sample and to estimate its psychometric properties and diagnostic accuracy. Methods: ...
The relationship between executive functions and theory of mind: A long and winding road
The term Theory of Mind (ToM) refers to the ability to infer others? mental states, and it has been related to frontal functioning. This brain area is also supposed to support Executive Functions (EF), broadly considered ...
The walking ability in healthy older adults: The role of aging and physical activity and its interface with agility, balance, cognition, and risk of falls
Walking is the most basic and common means of locomotion. Walking requires integration and good levels of different physical and mental components and processes. A number of factors, including an inverse relationship with ...
Efeitos do envelhecimento e da integridade funcional do córtex pré-frontal sobre a memória contextual e uso de estratégias de codificação
(Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do SulPorto Alegre, 2011)
Background: Age related reductions in contextual memory can impair daily functioning of older adults and have an important impact on their quality of life. Thus, the understanding of the neurobiological correlates of this ...