Louis Bherer

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Testing the limits of cognitive plasticity in older adults: application to attentional control
    Louis Bherer
    Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal and Research Centre, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Case Postale 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 123:261-78. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in response preparation: the role of time uncertainty
    Louis Bherer
    Research Centre, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P66-74. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in timing with breaks
    Louis Bherer
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Psychol Aging 22:398-403. 2007
  4. pmc Transfer effects in task-set cost and dual-task cost after dual-task training in older and younger adults: further evidence for cognitive plasticity in attentional control in late adulthood
    Louis Bherer
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal and Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 34:188-219. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Training effects on dual-task performance: are there age-related differences in plasticity of attentional control?
    Louis Bherer
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Psychol Aging 20:695-709. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Executive function deficits in normal aging, Alzheimer's disease, and frontotemporal dementia]
    Louis Bherer
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal
    Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil 2:181-9. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Benefits of physical exercise training on cognition and quality of life in frail older adults
    Francis Langlois
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1W4, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:400-4. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Decline in executive control during acute bouts of exercise as a function of exercise intensity and fitness level
    Veronique Labelle
    Departement de Psychologie, Université du Québec à Montréal C P 8888 succursale Centre ville, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3P8
    Brain Cogn 81:10-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Near-infrared imaging of the effects of glucose ingestion and regulation on prefrontal activation during dual-task execution in healthy fasting older adults
    Christine Gagnon
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Case Postale 8888, Succursale, Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3P8, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 232:137-47. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Are stress and mixed urinary incontinence associated with impaired executive control in community-dwelling older women?
    Maxime Lussier
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:445-54. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Testing the limits of cognitive plasticity in older adults: application to attentional control
    Louis Bherer
    Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal and Research Centre, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Case Postale 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 123:261-78. 2006
    ..Improvement was equivalent among age groups in response speed and performance variability but larger in response accuracy for older adults. The results suggest that time-sharing skills can be substantially improved in older adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in response preparation: the role of time uncertainty
    Louis Bherer
    Research Centre, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P66-74. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that older adults do not prepare as well as younger adults for unlikely events and that time uncertainty affects age-related differences in response preparation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in timing with breaks
    Louis Bherer
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Psychol Aging 22:398-403. 2007
    ..These results suggest that performance of older participants is affected by attention sharing and preparation involved in timing with breaks...
  4. pmc Transfer effects in task-set cost and dual-task cost after dual-task training in older and younger adults: further evidence for cognitive plasticity in attentional control in late adulthood
    Louis Bherer
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal and Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 34:188-219. 2008
    ..These results suggest that dual-task skills can be substantially improved in older adults and that cognitive plasticity in attentional control is still possible in old age...
  5. ncbi request reprint Training effects on dual-task performance: are there age-related differences in plasticity of attentional control?
    Louis Bherer
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Psychol Aging 20:695-709. 2005
    ..Moreover, the improvement in performance generalized to new task combinations involving new stimuli. Therefore, it appears that training can substantially improve dual-task processing skills in older adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Executive function deficits in normal aging, Alzheimer's disease, and frontotemporal dementia]
    Louis Bherer
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal
    Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil 2:181-9. 2004
    ..These models are therefore particularly relevant to address issues stemming from aging...
  7. doi request reprint Benefits of physical exercise training on cognition and quality of life in frail older adults
    Francis Langlois
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1W4, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:400-4. 2013
    ..Studies with healthy senior suggest that physical exercise can help improve cognition and quality of life. Whether frail older adults can show such benefits remains to be documented...
  8. doi request reprint Decline in executive control during acute bouts of exercise as a function of exercise intensity and fitness level
    Veronique Labelle
    Departement de Psychologie, Université du Québec à Montréal C P 8888 succursale Centre ville, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3P8
    Brain Cogn 81:10-7. 2013
    ..This suggests that acute bouts of cardiovascular exercise can momentarily alter executive control and increase performance instability in lower fit individuals...
  9. doi request reprint Near-infrared imaging of the effects of glucose ingestion and regulation on prefrontal activation during dual-task execution in healthy fasting older adults
    Christine Gagnon
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Case Postale 8888, Succursale, Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3P8, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 232:137-47. 2012
    ..Glucose enhancing effects in older adults have mostly been observed for episodic memory, but have recently been found for attentional control performance. Yet, brain activation patterns underlying these effects are still unknown...
  10. doi request reprint Are stress and mixed urinary incontinence associated with impaired executive control in community-dwelling older women?
    Maxime Lussier
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:445-54. 2013
    ..To assess whether stress or mixed urinary incontinence (UI) is associated with deficits in executive functioning among community-dwelling women...
  11. doi request reprint Night and postexercise cardiac autonomic control in functional overreaching
    Olivier Dupuy
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:200-8. 2013
    ..Care should be taken in selecting the most sensitive heart rate measures in the follow-up of athletes, because cardiac autonomic control is not affected uniformly by overload training...
  12. doi request reprint The benefits of cognitive training after a coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Emilie de Tournay-Jetté
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Case Postale 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3P8, Canada
    J Behav Med 35:557-68. 2012
    ..It thus seems that cognitive training can be a promising tool to enhance cognitive functions after a CABG surgery...
  13. doi request reprint Contribution of temporal preparation and processing speed to simple reaction time in persons with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Stéphanie Sylvain-Roy
    Research Center, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, 4565 Queen Mary, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3W 3W5
    Brain Cogn 74:255-61. 2010
    ..These results suggest that AD and MCI patients might show difficulty preparing for rapidly occurring events and maintaining preparation over time. This phenomenon should be considered when using reaction time measures with such patients...
  14. doi request reprint Glucose regulation is associated with attentional control performances in nondiabetic older adults
    Christine Gagnon
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:972-81. 2011
    ..05). Altogether, these results suggest that glucose regulation may transiently influence performances of metabolically healthy older adults on tasks requiring switching attention...
  15. doi request reprint Task switching capacities in persons with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Sylvie Belleville
    Research Center, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 46:2225-33. 2008
    ..The pattern across condition is coherent with a continuum between those two clinical groups...
  16. doi request reprint A high level of physical fitness is associated with more efficient response preparation in older adults
    Mélanie Renaud
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Case Postale 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:317-22. 2010
    ..Results of the present study suggest that in older adults, a high level of aerobic fitness is associated with more efficient response preparation processes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Study of verbal working memory in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Brigitte Gilbert
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Neuropsychology 19:106-14. 2005
    ..Results indicated that there is a genuine but selective working memory impairment in patients with PD...
  18. doi request reprint The multiple dimensions of frailty: physical capacity, cognition, and quality of life
    Francis Langlois
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1429-36. 2012
    ..Yet, evidence is still lacking. The aim of this study was to compare frail and non-frail older adults on physical, cognitive, and psychological dimensions...
  19. doi request reprint Executive functions, physical fitness and mobility in well-functioning older adults
    Nicolas Berryman
    Département de Kinésiologie, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada Faculté des Sciences du Sport, Laboratoire MOVE EA 6413, Universite de Poitiers, 8, Jean Monnet, 86000 Poitiers, France Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal, LESCA, 4565, Chemin Queen Mary, Montreal, QC H3W 1W5, Canada
    Exp Gerontol 48:1402-9. 2013
    ..These results suggest that the TUG and the 10MWT could potentially help distinguish individuals with poor neuromuscular, aerobic and cognitive flexibility performances. ..
  20. doi request reprint Age dependence of hemodynamic response characteristics in human functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Claudine J Gauthier
    Physiology Biomedical Engineering, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurobiol Aging 34:1469-85. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint A fNIRS investigation of switching and inhibition during the modified Stroop task in younger and older adults
    Maude Laguë-Beauvais
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Departement de Psychologie, CP 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Neuroimage 64:485-95. 2013
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Quantification judgement in high functioning autism: superior or different?
    Louise Gagnon
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:679-89. 2004
    ..Possible explanations for these results are discussed with reference to models of locally-oriented information processing in autism...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Impact on physical fitness on cognitive aging]
    Mélanie Renaud
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal et Département de psychologie, Universite du Quebec, Montreal
    Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil 3:199-206. 2005
    ..It thus seems that physical training could serve to enhance and maintain cognitive vitality in older adults...
  24. doi request reprint Reliability of heart rate measures used to assess post-exercise parasympathetic reactivation
    Olivier Dupuy
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 32:296-304. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine absolute and relative reliability of HRR and HRV indices used to assess postexercise cardiac parasympathetic reactivation...
  25. doi request reprint Changes in diffusion path length with old age in diffuse optical tomography
    Clément Bonnéry
    Ecole Polytechnique, Department of Electrical Engineering, C P 6079, Succursale Centre Ville, Montréal, Quebec, H3C 3A7, Canada
    J Biomed Opt 17:056002. 2012
    ..Our results, measured in the frontal cortex, show changes in DPF that are smaller than previously measured by Duncan et al. in a younger population. The origin of these changes are studied using simulations and experimental measures...
  26. pmc The effect of three months of aerobic training on response preparation in older adults
    Mélanie Renaud
    Department of Psychology, University of Québec at Montréal Montréal, QC, Canada
    Front Aging Neurosci 2:148. 2010
    ..Moreover, enhanced ability to use the short PI was observed but only in lower fit individuals. Results of the present study suggest that improving aerobic fitness may enhance attentional control mechanisms in older adults...
  27. doi request reprint The relationship between cerebral oxygen saturation changes and postoperative cognitive dysfunction in elderly patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Emilie de Tournay-Jetté
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 25:95-104. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The acute effects of glucose ingestion on attentional control in fasting healthy older adults
    Christine Gagnon
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Case Postale 8888, Succursale, Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C3P8, Canada
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 211:337-46. 2010
    ..Glucose enhancing effects have been observed in older adults mainly for episodic memory, but have been under-investigated for attentional functions, which are very sensitive to aging...
  29. pmc The effect of three months of aerobic training on stroop performance in older adults
    David Predovan
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada H3W 1W5 Département de psychologie, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3P8
    J Aging Res 2012:269815. 2012
    ..Taken together, the results suggest that even short-term physical interventions can enhance older adults' executive functions...
  30. pmc An investigation of response and stimulus modality transfer effects after dual-task training in younger and older
    Maxime Lussier
    Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal Montreal, QC, Canada
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:129. 2012
    ..Overall, the present study supports the notion that cognitive plasticity for attentional control is preserved in late adulthood...
  31. doi request reprint Efficacy of executive function interventions after stroke: a systematic review
    Valérie Poulin
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Top Stroke Rehabil 19:158-71. 2012
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  32. doi request reprint Twelve-month prevalence and correlates of subthreshold and threshold anxiety in community-dwelling older adults with cardiovascular diseases
    Sebastien Grenier
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal CRIUGM, Canada
    J Affect Disord 136:724-32. 2012
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on cognitive and brain plasticity during aging
    Arthur F Kramer
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, 405 North Mathews Ave, Urbana 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M940-57. 2004
    ..We also examine the literature on cognitive and physical fitness training. We conclude with a discussion of the gaps in the literature and suggestions for future research...
  34. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of dual-task performance after minimizing task-preparation
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61810, USA
    Neuroimage 28:967-79. 2005
    ..These results are discussed in relation to current conceptions of the neural correlates of dual-task performance...
  35. ncbi request reprint Training-induced functional activation changes in dual-task processing: an FMRI study
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61810, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:192-204. 2007
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the efficacy of training protocols for modulating attention and executive functions, dual-task processing, and fMRI correlates of plasticity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Training-induced plasticity in older adults: effects of training on hemispheric asymmetry
    Kirk I Erickson
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Department of Psychology, Urbana, IL, United States
    Neurobiol Aging 28:272-83. 2007
    ..These results provide evidence for plasticity in old age and are discussed in relation to an alternative argument for the role of reduced asymmetry in performance improvements...
  37. ncbi request reprint Temporal preparation strategy may inflate RT deficit in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Louis Bherer
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:1079-89. 2003
    ..This suggests that PD patients show a different pattern of temporal response preparation and that this may contribute to their deficit on RT tasks...