Affiliation: McGill University
- The contribution of neuropsychology to diagnostic assessment in epilepsyMarilyn Jones-Gotman
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Epilepsy Behav 18:3-12. 2010....
- Etomidate speech and memory test (eSAM): a new drug and improved intracarotid procedureM Jones-Gotman
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Neurology 65:1723-9. 2005..The authors report their experience using etomidate, a widely used agent for the induction of anesthesia...
- Neuroanatomical correlates of olfactory performanceJohannes Frasnelli
Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Exp Brain Res 201:1-11. 2010..This association between anatomy and olfactory performance suggests a possible biological explanation for the high degree of individual differences and sex effects observed in higher order olfactory tasks...
- A rose by any other name: would it smell as sweet?Jelena Djordjevic
Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Neurophysiol 99:386-93. 2008..Taken together, these experiments show that there is a lot to a name, at least when it comes to olfactory perception...
- Olfactory learning: convergent findings from lesion and brain imaging studies in humansLauren A Dade
Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
Brain 125:86-101. 2002....
- The vomeronasal organ is not involved in the perception of endogenous odorsJohannes Frasnelli
Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Hum Brain Mapp 32:450-60. 2011..These results provide strong evidence that the human VNO has no obvious function. Pheromonal communication in humans may be conveyed via the main olfactory system...
- Sit up and smell the roses better: olfactory sensitivity to phenyl ethyl alcohol is dependent on body positionJohan N Lundstrom
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Room 276, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada
Chem Senses 31:249-52. 2006..This preliminary study sets the stage for further work on the interaction between olfactory functions and our biology. The implications for olfactory neuroimaging studies are discussed...
- The Story Learning and Memory (SLAM) test: equivalence of three forms and sensitivity to left temporal lobe dysfunctionJelena Djordjevic
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Epilepsy Behav 20:518-23. 2011..These deficits remained confined to patients with left TLE after surgery. For clinical use we developed the SLAM in three versions in two languages; in studies 2 and 3 we tested and proved their equivalence...
- Awareness of deficits during intracarotid anesthetic procedures in epilepsy: Comparisons of motor, naming, and comprehension awareness under amobarbital versus under etomidateSarah Banks
Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Canada
Epilepsy Behav 19:591-5. 2010....
- Body position-dependent shift in odor percept present only for perithreshold odorsJohan N Lundstrom
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Chem Senses 33:23-33. 2008..Implications for olfactory imaging studies are discussed...
- fMRI of verbal and nonverbal memory processes in healthy and epileptogenic medial temporal lobesSarah Jane Banks
Montreal Neurological Institute, 3801 University St, Montreal, Canada QC H3A 2B4
Epilepsy Behav 25:42-9. 2012..Since our patients and the healthy groups performed similarly on the memory tasks, we conclude that the patients' activation patterns represent an effective adaptation to the presence of an unhealthy hippocampus...
- Functional neuronal processing of body odors differs from that of similar common odorsJohan N Lundstrom
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, H3A1B1, Canada
Cereb Cortex 18:1466-74. 2008..The results provide evidence that social olfactory stimuli of high ecological relevance are processed by specialized neuronal networks similar to what has previously been demonstrated for auditory and visual stimuli...
- Factors predictive of suboptimal seizure control following selective amygdalohippocampectomyAviva Abosch
Department of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Neurosurg 97:1142-51. 2002..The goal of this study was to determine factors predictive of poor postoperative seizure control (Engel Class III or IV) following SelAH...
- Medial temporal-lobe damage and memory for emotionally arousing odorsSandra Pouliot
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal H3A 2B4, Quebec, Canada
Neuropsychologia 46:1124-34. 2008..Patients undergoing a MTLR, whether in the left or right hemisphere, lose the specific memory advantage that odors causing strong emotional reactions normally have...
- RAVLT and nonverbal analog: French forms and clinical findingsViviane Sziklas
Montreal Neurological Institute, Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Can J Neurol Sci 35:323-30. 2008....
- Neuropsychological profilesMarilyn Jones-Gotman
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Adv Neurol 97:357-66. 2006
- Bilateral skin conductance responses to emotional facesSarah J Banks
Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada
Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 37:145-52. 2012..Our results suggest that basic social stimuli generate distinct responses on the two hands, no doubt related to the lateralization of social function in the brain...
- Does good+good=better? A pilot study on the effect of combining hedonically valenced smells and imagesSarah J Banks
Montreal Neurological Institute, 3801 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
Neurosci Lett 514:71-6. 2012..We found a particularly salient effect of unpleasant smells, which enhanced the pleasantness ratings of certain images and also the skin conductance responses to unpleasant images...
- The human brain distinguishes between single odorants and binary mixturesJulie A Boyle
Department of Psychology, McGill University, H3A 2T5 Montreal, QC, Canada
Cereb Cortex 19:66-71. 2009..The lateral portion of the OFC responds to mixture impurity in a graded fashion, whereas the anterior portion acts like an on-off detector of odor mixtures...
- Olfaction in patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's diseaseJelena Djordjevic
Montreal Neurological Institute, 3801 University Street, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, H3A 2B4, Quebec, Canada
Neurobiol Aging 29:693-706. 2008..High detection thresholds, together with impaired identification, may be useful as an early indicator of AD...
- The effects of adjunctive topiramate on cognitive function in patients with epilepsySuzee Lee
McGill University, Montreal Neurological Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Epilepsia 44:339-47. 2003..We investigated possible cognitive effects of topiramate (TPM) in polypharmacy on patients with intractable epilepsy...
- Material-specific lateralization of working memory in the medial temporal lobeDylan D Wagner
Montreal Neurological Institute, Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Canada
Neuropsychologia 47:112-22. 2009..These findings suggest a material-specific lateralization of WM in the MTL...
- On the trigeminal percept of androstenone and its implications on the rate of specific anosmiaJulie A Boyle
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
J Neurobiol 66:1501-10. 2006..This trigeminal component explains the diversity of the reported prevalence of specific anosmia for androstenone and might have implications on future use of specific anosmia as a tool to understand odor processing...
- Feeding-induced dopamine release in dorsal striatum correlates with meal pleasantness ratings in healthy human volunteersDana M Small
McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
Neuroimage 19:1709-15. 2003..These results suggest that feeding is associated with dopamine release in the dorsal, but not the ventral striatum, and that the amount of dopamine released correlates with the degree of experienced pleasure...
- The neuronal substrates of human olfactory based kin recognitionJohan N Lundstrom
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Hum Brain Mapp 30:2571-80. 2009..We further show that the neuronal response is seemingly independent of conscious identification of the individual source, demonstrating that humans have an odor based kin detection system akin to what has been shown for other mammals...