Now showing items 1-10 of 13

    • Attention impairment associated with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients with mild incapacity 

      Balsimelli, Silvia; Mendes, Maria Fernanda; Bertolucci, Paulo Henrique Ferreira [UNIFESP]; Tilbery, Charles Peter (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2007-06-01)
      Neuropsychological studies have consistently reported cognitive dysfunctions associated with multiple sclerosis. One-hundred fifteen subjects with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) were compared with forty ...

    • Auditory Processing in Children with Migraine: A Controlled Study 

      Agessi, Larissa Mendonca [UNIFESP]; Villa, Thais Rodrigues [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Deusvenir de Souza [UNIFESP]; Pereira, Liliane Desgualdo [UNIFESP] (Georg Thieme Verlag Kg, 2017)
      Background This study aimed to investigate central auditory processing performance in children with migraine and compared with controls without headache. Methods Twenty-eight children of both sexes, aged between 8 and 12 ...

    • Chronic Infusion of Amyloid-beta Peptide and Sustained Attention Altered alpha 7 Nicotinic Receptor Density in the Rat Brain 

      Viel, Tania Araujo [UNIFESP]; Caetano, Ariadiny Lima; Albuquerque, Marilia Silva; Araujo, Mariana da Silva [UNIFESP]; Buck, Hudson de Sousa [UNIFESP] (Bentham Science Publ Ltd, 2012-12-01)
      It is already known that progressive degeneration of cholinergic neurons in brain areas such as the hippocampus and the cortex leads to memory deficits, as observed in Alzheimer's disease. This work verified the effects ...

    • A Comparative Study of Performance in the Conners' Continuous Performance Test Between Brazilian and North American Children 

      Miranda, Monica Carolina [UNIFESP]; Sinnes, Elaine Girao [UNIFESP]; Pompeia, Sabine [UNIFESP]; Amodeo Bueno, Orlando Francisco [UNIFESP] (Sage Publications Inc, 2008-03-01)
      The present study investigated the performance of Brazilian children in the Continuous Performance Test, CPT-II, and compared results to those of the norms obtained in the United States. Method: the U. S. norms were compared ...

    • Contribuição do Mismatch Negativity na avaliação cognitiva de indivíduos portadores de esclerose múltipla 

      Santos, Marco Aurélio Rocha [UNIFESP]; Munhoz, Mário Sérgio Lei [UNIFESP]; Peixoto, Marco Aurélio L.; Haase, Vitor Geraldi; Rodrigues, Jussara L.; Resende, Luciana Macedo de [UNIFESP] (ABORL-CCF Associação Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia e Cirurgia Cérvico-Facial, 2006-12-01)
      Mismatch Negativity is a functional index of the supratemporal auditory cortex. AIM: The aim of the present study on Mismatch Negativity (MMN) in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients was to evaluate if the MMN can be correlated ...

    • Effects of age and gender on performance on Conners' Continuous Performance Test in Brazilian adolescents 

      Miranda, Mônica Carolina [UNIFESP]; Rivero, Thiago Strahler [UNIFESP]; Bueno, Orlando Francisco Amodeo [UNIFESP] (Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de JaneiroUniversidade de BrasíliaUniversidade de São Paulo, 2013-06-01)
      The present study analyzed the effects of age and gender on performance on the Conners' Continuous Performance Test (CCPT II) in a sample of Brazilian adolescents aged 12-17 years. The sample consisted of 480 participants ...

    • Effects of galantamine on attention and memory in Alzheimer's disease measured by computerized neuropsychological tests: results of the Brazilian Multi-Center Galantamine Study (GAL-BRA-01) 

      Caramelli, Paulo; Chaves, Marcia LF; Engelhardt, Eliasz; Machado, Joao Carlos B; Schultz, Rodrigo Rizek [UNIFESP]; Vale, Francisco AC; Charchat-Fichman, Helenice; Brazilian Galantamine Study GRP (Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, 2004-06-01)
      Objective: To investigate the effects of galantamine on the performance of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a computerized neuropsychological test battery (CNTB). Method: Thirty-three patients ...

    • Effects of paradoxical sleep deprivation on the performance of rats in a model of visual attention 

      Godoi, FRD; Oliveira, MGM; Tufik, S. (Elsevier B.V., 2005-11-30)
      In the present work we sought to evaluate the effects of paradoxical sleep deprivation (PSD) on the performance of rats in the five-choice serial reaction time task, a test designed to assess attentional function. Adult ...

    • Evaluation of Pupillary Diameter in Preschool Children 

      Lavezzo, Marcelo Mendes; Schellini, Silvana Artioli; Padovani, Carlos Roberto; Hirai, Flavio E. [UNIFESP] (Taylor & Francis Inc, 2009-01-01)
      Few quantitative data exist on pupil diameter, particularly in children. in this article we describe an analysis of pupil diameter and pupil area in normal preschool children during attentive gaze (AG) and spontaneous gaze ...

    • Identification of emotional expressiveness in facial photographs over 36h of extended vigilance in healthy young mena preliminary study 

      Ginani, Giuliano Emerenciano [UNIFESP]; Pradella-Hallinan, Márcia Lurdes de Cássia [UNIFESP]; Pompeia, Sabine [UNIFESP] (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2017)
      Changes in sleep patterns negatively influence some emotional responses, but their effects on facial expressiveness identification are unclear. To investigate these effects, 21 young, healthy, male volunteers of intermediate ...