Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis

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Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of external cue validity on driving performance in Parkinson's disease
    Karen Scally
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton Campus, VIC 3800, Australia
    Parkinsons Dis 2011:159621. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Functional and connectivity changes during working memory in Huntington's disease: 18 month longitudinal data from the IMAGE-HD study
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Brain Cogn 83:80-91. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Automated differentiation of pre-diagnosis Huntington's disease from healthy control individuals based on quadratic discriminant analysis of the basal ganglia: the IMAGE-HD study
    N Georgiou-Karistianis
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Neurobiol Dis 51:82-92. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Decreased functional brain activation in Friedreich ataxia using the Simon effect task
    N Georgiou-Karistianis
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton 3800, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Cogn 79:200-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Deficits in selective attention in symptomatic Huntington disease: assessment using an attentional blink paradigm
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Cogn Behav Neurol 25:1-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Cognitive-motor interference during postural control indicates at-risk cerebellar profiles in females with the FMR1 premutation
    Claudine M Kraan
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 253:329-36. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The effect of attending to motor overflow on its voluntary inhibition in young and older adults
    Patricia K Addamo
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, 3800 Victoria, Australia
    Brain Cogn 74:358-64. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased cortical recruitment in Huntington's disease using a Simon task
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 45:1791-800. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in cognitive function using a global local hierarchical paradigm
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Brain Res 1124:86-95. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Reorientation of attention in Huntington disease
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    Psychology Department, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 15:225-31. 2002

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  1. pmc Impact of external cue validity on driving performance in Parkinson's disease
    Karen Scally
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton Campus, VIC 3800, Australia
    Parkinsons Dis 2011:159621. 2011
    ..Trail Making Test (B-A) scores correlated with driving performance for PDs only. These results highlight the importance of external cues and higher cognitive functioning for driving performance in mild to moderate PD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Functional and connectivity changes during working memory in Huntington's disease: 18 month longitudinal data from the IMAGE-HD study
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Brain Cogn 83:80-91. 2013
    ..This study aimed to characterize, for the first time, 18 month longitudinal changes in both functional activation and functional connectivity during working memory in premanifest Huntington's disease (pre-HD) and symptomatic HD (symp-HD)...
  3. doi request reprint Automated differentiation of pre-diagnosis Huntington's disease from healthy control individuals based on quadratic discriminant analysis of the basal ganglia: the IMAGE-HD study
    N Georgiou-Karistianis
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Neurobiol Dis 51:82-92. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Decreased functional brain activation in Friedreich ataxia using the Simon effect task
    N Georgiou-Karistianis
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton 3800, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Cogn 79:200-8. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Deficits in selective attention in symptomatic Huntington disease: assessment using an attentional blink paradigm
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Cogn Behav Neurol 25:1-6. 2012
    ..Impaired selective attention in Huntington disease (HD) may manifest as difficulty in identifying a single target embedded among a series of distractors in rapid serial visual presentation tasks...
  6. doi request reprint Cognitive-motor interference during postural control indicates at-risk cerebellar profiles in females with the FMR1 premutation
    Claudine M Kraan
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 253:329-36. 2013
    ..These findings highlight the sensitivity of postural control paradigms in identifying early cerebellar postural changes that may act as surrogate markers of future decline in female PM-carriers. ..
  7. doi request reprint The effect of attending to motor overflow on its voluntary inhibition in young and older adults
    Patricia K Addamo
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, 3800 Victoria, Australia
    Brain Cogn 74:358-64. 2010
    ..Both Age Groups could significantly reduce overflow when so requested, independent of visual feedback. Thus motor overflow can be modulated by higher order cognitive control with directed attention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased cortical recruitment in Huntington's disease using a Simon task
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 45:1791-800. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in cognitive function using a global local hierarchical paradigm
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Brain Res 1124:86-95. 2006
    ..The findings are considered to reflect reduced inhibitory mechanisms, as well as possible neurobiological changes in the normal ageing process...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reorientation of attention in Huntington disease
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    Psychology Department, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 15:225-31. 2002
    ..This experiment sought to quantify the extent to which patients with Huntington disease (HD) have difficulties in orienting attention, via a vibrotactile version of a Posner-type cost-benefit paradigm...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impaired modulation of the vestibulo-ocular reflex in Huntington's disease
    Joanne Fielding
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, School of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Psychological Medicine, Clayton Campus, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Mov Disord 19:68-75. 2004
    ..This represents a novel finding in HD and suggests that cortical structures compromised in HD exert influences on the long-term adaptation of the VOR...
  12. doi request reprint Enhanced corticospinal response to observed pain in pain synesthetes
    Bernadette M Fitzgibbon
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Center, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Old Baker Building, Level One, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 12:406-18. 2012
    ..We speculate that our findings reflect a generalized response to pain observation arising from hyperactivity of motor mirror neurons not involved in direct one-to-one simulation but, rather, in the representation of another's experience...
  13. ncbi request reprint Accelerated time-course of inhibition of return in Huntington's disease
    Joanne Fielding
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Clayton Campus, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 166:211-9. 2006
    ..These results are discussed with respect to neural processes implicated in spatial cueing and within the context of reduced inhibitory activity of the BG in HD...
  14. doi request reprint Motor cortical excitability and inhibition in acquired mirror pain
    Bernadette M Fitzgibbon
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 530:161-5. 2012
    ..Thus, when not paired with a pain-related stimulus, changes in motor cortical excitability do not appear to contribute to the experience of mirror pain in lower-limb amputees...
  15. pmc Atypical electrophysiological activity during pain observation in amputees who experience synaesthetic pain
    Bernadette M Fitzgibbon
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:357-68. 2012
    ..These results provide the first documentation of atypical neurophysiological activity in amputees who experience synaesthetic pain when processing pain in another...
  16. ncbi request reprint Self-paced and reprogrammed saccades: differences between melancholic and non-melancholic depression
    Caroline Winograd-Gurvich
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Neurosci Res 56:253-60. 2006
    ..These findings provide further support for distinct motor impairments associated with melancholia that may reflect frontostriatal abnormalities...
  17. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor imaging in Huntington's disease reveals distinct patterns of white matter degeneration associated with motor and cognitive deficits
    India Bohanna
    Howard Florey Institute, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Imaging Behav 5:171-80. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Attention, inhibition, and proximity to clinical onset in preclinical mutation carriers for Huntington's disease
    Maree Farrow
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:235-46. 2007
    ..The findings suggest potential changes in cognitive inhibition of unwanted responses, and in automatic inhibition of visual orienting, in preclinical HD...
  19. doi request reprint A longitudinal diffusion tensor imaging study in symptomatic Huntington's disease
    Anusha Sritharan
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:257-62. 2010
    ..The striatum and its projections are thought to be the earliest sites of Huntington's disease (HD) pathology. This study aimed to investigate progression of striatal pathology in symptomatic HD using diffusion tensor imaging...
  20. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory control and spatial working memory in Parkinson's disease
    Caroline Gurvich
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Mov Disord 22:1444-50. 2007
    ..These findings are consistent with dysfunction within fronto-striatal and prefrontal-collicular pathways influencing suppression and selection of eye movements...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evidence for a disorder of locomotor timing in Huntington's disease
    Belinda Bilney
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Mov Disord 20:51-7. 2005
    ..The exact neural correlates of this timing disorder are yet to be determined...
  22. ncbi request reprint The phantom in the mirror: a modified rubber-hand illusion in amputees and normals
    Melita J Giummarra
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Perception 39:103-18. 2010
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the developmental profile of effort-induced motor overflow across a timed trial
    Patricia K Addamo
    Institute of Sports, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Psychol 126:227-34. 2013
    ..This study is unique in quantitatively capturing the dynamic profile of overflow production in healthy participants across the life span...
  24. doi request reprint The influence of task characteristics on younger and older adult motor overflow
    Patricia K Addamo
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:239-47. 2009
    ..To perform comparatively to younger adults, older adults may compensate for age-related brain changes by recruiting an increased cortical network...
  25. pmc Multi-modal neuroimaging in premanifest and early Huntington's disease: 18 month longitudinal data from the IMAGE-HD study
    Juan F Domínguez D
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e74131. 2013
    ..They also highlight that different tissue properties have varying schedules in their ability to discriminate between groups along disease progression and may therefore inform biomarker selection for future therapeutic interventions. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Age and CGG-repeat length are associated with neuromotor impairments in at-risk females with the FMR1 premutation
    Claudine M Kraan
    Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Neurobiol Aging 35:2179.e7-2179.e13. 2014
    ..These findings indicate for the first time that vulnerability in specific domains of gait control may act as sensitive surrogate markers of future decline in female PM-carriers. ..
  27. doi request reprint Investigating the role of the corpus callosum in regulating motor overflow in multiple sclerosis
    Anne Marie Ternes
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Melbourne, VIC 3800, Australia
    J Neurol 260:1997-2004. 2013
    ..This study suggests that CC damage may not directly lead to changes in the regulation of motor overflow. Rather, findings support the notion that a wider network of structures may mediate the production and suppression of motor overflow...
  28. doi request reprint Impaired response inhibition is associated with self-reported symptoms of depression, anxiety, and ADHD in female FMR1 premutation carriers
    Claudine M Kraan
    Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 165:41-51. 2014
    ..3%). These data suggest that subtle executive dysfunction may be a useful neuropsychological indicator for a range of mental disorders previously reported in female PM-carriers...
  29. doi request reprint Inhibitory control during smooth pursuit in Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease
    Tracy Henderson
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Clayton Campus, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Mov Disord 26:1893-9. 2011
    ..This suggests that ocular motility may provide a sensitive marker of clinical disease progression in Huntington's disease...
  30. doi request reprint The menacing phantom: what pulls the trigger?
    Melita J Giummarra
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Pain 15:691.e1-8. 2011
    ..Ultimately, optimizing stump and neuroma management, as well as restoring function of central networks for pain, limb movement, and amputation-related memories, should help manage spontaneously triggered phantom phenomena...
  31. ncbi request reprint No sequence dependent modulation of the Simon effect in Parkinson's disease
    Joanne Fielding
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Clayton Campus, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:251-60. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate the pivotal role of the basal ganglia in the regulation of context-dependent neural activity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Progressive age-related changes in the attentional blink paradigm
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, School of Psychology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:213-26. 2007
    ..The AB task may prove useful in the assessment of selective attention in normal healthy adults, as well as changes associated with pathological aging...
  33. ncbi request reprint Orienting attention in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Cogn Behav Neurol 16:68-74. 2003
    ..This study aimed to ascertain whether OCD patients have problems in orienting attention, via the use of a vibrotactile choice reaction time task...
  34. ncbi request reprint Temporal variation in the control of goal-directed visuospatial attention in basal ganglia disorders
    Joanne Fielding
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Clayton Campus, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia
    Neurosci Res 54:57-65. 2006
    ..Imbalance in PD resulted in difficulty sustaining goal-directed behaviour, and in HD, difficulty gating inappropriate behaviour...
  35. doi request reprint Excessive motor overflow reveals abnormal inter-hemispheric connectivity in Friedreich ataxia
    Sze Cheen Low
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    J Neurol 260:1757-64. 2013
    ..Overall, this study demonstrated a differential engagement in the underlying default processes of the motor system in FRDA...
  36. ncbi request reprint The role of the basal ganglia in the control of automatic visuospatial attention
    Joanne Fielding
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Victoria 3800, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:657-67. 2006
    ..Thus contrasting deficits were revealed in PD and HD, emphasizing the important contribution of the basal ganglia in the control of more automatic behaviors..
  37. doi request reprint Connectivity-based segmentation of the striatum in Huntington's disease: vulnerability of motor pathways
    India Bohanna
    Howard Florey Institute, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Parkville, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    Neurobiol Dis 42:475-81. 2011
    ..DTI tractography provides a novel approach to sensitively examine circuit-specific abnormalities in HD and has identified that the motor cortico-striatal circuit is selectively vulnerable in HD...
  38. doi request reprint High incidence of 'synaesthesia for pain' in amputees
    Bernadette M Fitzgibbon
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 48:3675-8. 2010
    ..Further understanding of synaesthesia for pain may provide a greater insight to abnormal empathic function in clinical populations as well as therapeutic intervention for at risk groups...
  39. doi request reprint A developmental study of the influence of task characteristics on motor overflow
    Patricia K Addamo
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Brain Cogn 69:413-9. 2009
    ..Childhood overflow was greater when the left-hand performed the task. Although an immature motor system may underlie an inability to suppress involuntary movement, childhood overflow may provide motor stabilization...
  40. ncbi request reprint Proximity to clinical onset influences motor and cognitive performance in presymptomatic Huntington disease gene carriers
    Maree Farrow
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, and Department of Neurology, Calvary Health Care Bethlehem, Caulfield, Australia
    Cogn Behav Neurol 19:208-16. 2006
    ..Neuroimaging studies of Huntington disease (HD) gene carriers have shown that characteristic striatal atrophy begins long before symptom onset, but findings regarding the presence of preclinical functional deficits are inconsistent...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ouch! My phantom leg jumps/hurts when you stab "my" virtual hand
    Melita J Giummarra
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Perception 39:1396-407. 2010
    ..Ultimately, we have further defined this new condition, synaesthesia for pain, as not only having a sensory pain component, but also a key motor component, manifesting itself in avoidance, contraction, and withdrawal 'actions'...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effects of age and attention on motor overflow production--A review
    Patricia K Addamo
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, 3800, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Res Rev 54:189-204. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Characterising the neuropathology and neurobehavioural phenotype in Friedreich ataxia: a systematic review
    Louise A Corben
    Bruce Lefroy Centre for Genetic Health Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Adv Exp Med Biol 769:169-84. 2012
    ..It will evaluate more recent evidence adopting systematic experimental methodologies that postulate that the neurobehavioural phenotype associated with FRDA is likely to involve impairment in cerebello-cortico connectivity...
  44. doi request reprint Mirror-sensory synaesthesia: exploring 'shared' sensory experiences as synaesthesia
    Bernadette M Fitzgibbon
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:645-57. 2012
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Maladaptive plasticity: imprinting of past experiences onto phantom limb schemata
    Melita Joy Giummarra
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
    Clin J Pain 27:691-8. 2011
    ..We tested Flor's model that phantom pain results from memory for long-lasting znoxious input...
  46. ncbi request reprint Motor overflow in schizophrenia
    Kate E Hoy
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, Psychology Department, Monash University, Clayton 3800, Victoria, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 125:129-37. 2004
    ..In summary, patients differed significantly from controls in both the degree and pattern of overflow exhibited...
  47. doi request reprint Relative or absolute? Implications and consequences of the measures adopted to investigate motor overflow
    Patricia K Addamo
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    J Mot Behav 43:203-12. 2011
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Corporeal awareness and proprioceptive sense of the phantom
    Melita J Giummarra
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychol 101:791-808. 2010
    ..We suggest that both the internal limb image and limb schemata play a significant role in the continued perception of phantom limbs...
  49. ncbi request reprint Investigating the cortical origins of motor overflow
    Kate E Hoy
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, Psychology Department, Monash University, Clayton 3800, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 46:315-27. 2004
    ..This exploration is done in the context of a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders, in order to elucidate the possible underlying mechanisms of overflow...
  50. doi request reprint White matter connectivity reflects clinical and cognitive status in Huntington's disease
    Govinda R Poudel
    School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia Monash Biomedical Imaging MBI, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia VLSCI Life Sciences Computation Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neurobiol Dis 65:180-7. 2014
    ..To investigate structural connectivity and the relationship between axonal microstructure and clinical, cognitive, and motor functions in premanifest (pre-HD) and symptomatic (symp-HD) Huntington's disease...
  51. doi request reprint The test of everyday attention reveals significant sustained volitional attention and working memory deficits in friedreich ataxia
    Felicity Klopper
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:196-200. 2011
    ..The deficits observed may be the result of disruption to corticocerebellar pathways, or directly related to the cortical and/or cerebellar pathology evident in people with FRDA...
  52. ncbi request reprint Saccadic trajectory in Huntington's disease
    Joanne Fielding
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Victoria 3800, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:455-64. 2006
    ..These results suggest anomalous regulation of distractor-related activity in HD...
  53. ncbi request reprint Central mechanisms in phantom limb perception: the past, present and future
    Melita J Giummarra
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
    Brain Res Rev 54:219-32. 2007
    ..Phantom pain, however, may be a maladaptive failure of the neuromatrix to maintain global bodily constructs...
  54. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of expected movements in Tourette's Syndrome
    Anita Mei Yoke Goh
    Psychology Department, Neuropsychology Research Unit, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 24:1017-31. 2002
    ..These findings extend earlier work reporting anomalous BG lateralization in TS...
  55. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging of working memory in Huntington's disease: cross-sectional data from the IMAGE-HD study
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:1847-64. 2014
    ..Moreover, the lack of a robust striatal BOLD signal in pre-HD may represent a very early signature of change observed up to 15 years prior to clinical diagnosis...
  56. pmc Abnormal synchrony of resting state networks in premanifest and symptomatic Huntington disease: the IMAGE-HD study
    Govinda R Poudel
    The School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, the Monash Biomedical Imaging and the Monash e Research Centre, Monash University, Clayton, and the VLSCI Life Sciences Computation Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 39:87-96. 2014
    ..This study aimed to characterize synchrony in resting state cerebral networks in both pre-HD and symp-HD populations and to determine its association with disease burden and neurocognitive functions...
  57. doi request reprint Exploring inhibitory deficits in female premutation carriers of fragile X syndrome: through eye movements
    Annie L Shelton
    School of Psychiatry and Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Brain Cogn 85:201-8. 2014
    ..Our preliminary findings indicate that impaired inhibitory control may represent a phenotype characteristic which may be a sensitive risk biomarker within this female fragile X premutation population. ..
  58. pmc Dual task performance in normal aging: a comparison of choice reaction time tasks
    Eleftheria Vaportzis
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e60265. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that younger and older adults may adopt differential behavioral strategies depending on complexity and difficulty of dual tasks...
  59. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory control and spatial working memory: a saccadic eye movement study of negative symptoms in schizophrenia
    Caroline Winograd-Gurvich
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, 3800, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 157:9-19. 2008
    ..Collectively, these findings provide further support for the proposed association between prefrontal dysfunction and negative symptoms...
  60. doi request reprint Driving ability in Parkinson's disease: current status of research
    Ester I Klimkeit
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University Centre for Developmental Psychiatry, Monash Medical Centre, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 33:223-31. 2009
    ..While it provides a current overview of the ongoing research, more comprehensive research is required for the full and proper development of policies and guidelines for assessing fitness to drive in PD...
  61. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of return in children with Tourette's syndrome and comorbid forms: a preliminary study
    Thérèse Yuen
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, Psychology Department, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Child Neuropsychol 11:393-411. 2005
    ..This study investigated the nature and functioning of the visual-spatial inhibition of return (IOR) phenomenon in children with "pure" Tourette's syndrome (TS), and those with comorbid forms of TS...
  62. ncbi request reprint Concurrent motor and cognitive function in multiple sclerosis: a motor overflow and motor stability study
    Anne Marie Ternes
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit Ocular Motor Research Laboratory, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Victoria, Australia Department of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Institute of Sport, Exercise, and Active Living, Victoria University, Footscray Park Campus, Victoria, Australia
    Cogn Behav Neurol 27:68-76. 2014
    ..Our controlled study examined how a concurrent digit span task affected a motor stability and motor overflow task in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological measures as potential biomarkers in Huntington's disease: review and future directions
    Lan Nguyen
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Res Rev 64:177-94. 2010
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint The influence of attention and age on the occurrence of mirror movements
    Yasmin Baliz
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:855-62. 2005
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Neurobehavioural evidence for the involvement of the FMR1 gene in female carriers of fragile X syndrome
    Claudine M Kraan
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:522-47. 2013
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging as an approach towards identifying neuropathological biomarkers for Huntington's disease
    India Bohanna
    Howard Florey Institute and Centre for Neuroscience, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    Brain Res Rev 58:209-25. 2008
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Future directions in research with presymptomatic individuals carrying the gene for Huntington's disease
    Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Vic, Clayton, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 59:331-8. 2003
    ..Finally, we present various ethical considerations, as well as put forward various recommendations that could assist in better diagnosing preclinical deficits in presymptomatic individuals...
  68. doi request reprint Shared pain: from empathy to synaesthesia
    Bernadette M Fitzgibbon
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:500-12. 2010
    ..We will discuss this theory in the context of a documented group of amputees who experience synaesthesia for pain in phantom limbs...
  69. pmc A sleeping phantom leg awakened following hemicolectomy, thrombosis, and chemotherapy: a case report
    Melita J Giummarra
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    J Med Case Reports 5:203. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  70. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms underlying embodiment, disembodiment and loss of embodiment
    Melita J Giummarra
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, 800, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 32:143-60. 2008
    ..g., through stimulation of muscle spindles). These perceptual illusions are described, and discussed for their implications for the mechanisms underlying bodily perception...
  71. ncbi request reprint Gait freezing in Parkinson's disease and the stride length sequence effect interaction
    Rachel Chee
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Brain 132:2151-60. 2009
    ..These findings support the possible dual requirement of a reduced step length and a successive step to step amplitude reduction to lead to FOG...