Oliver Tucha

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Affiliation: University of Regensburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chewing gum differentially affects aspects of attention in healthy subjects
    Oliver Tucha
    Institute of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Appetite 42:327-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural networks of response shifting: influence of task speed and stimulus material
    Rainer Loose
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Brain Res 1090:146-55. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of caffeine on handwriting movements in skilled writers
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Hum Mov Sci 25:523-35. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of conscious control on handwriting in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Oliver Tucha
    University of Regensburg, Germany
    J Atten Disord 9:323-32. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Limitations of the dual-process-theory regarding the writing of words and non-words to dictation
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Brain Lang 91:267-73. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of gum chewing on memory and attention: reply to Scholey (2004)
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Appetite 43:219-20; discussion 221-3. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain dopamine and kinematics of graphomotor functions
    Klaus W Lange
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Hum Mov Sci 25:492-509. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Attention and movement execution during handwriting
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Hum Mov Sci 25:536-52. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of nicotine chewing gum on a real-life motor task: a kinematic analysis of handwriting movements in smokers and non-smokers
    Oliver Tucha
    Institute of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 173:49-56. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of methylphenidate on multiple components of attention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 185:315-26. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Chewing gum differentially affects aspects of attention in healthy subjects
    Oliver Tucha
    Institute of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Appetite 42:327-9. 2004
    ..While sustained attention was improved by the chewing of gum, alertness and flexibility were adversely affected by chewing. In conclusion, claims that the chewing a gum improves cognition should be viewed with caution...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural networks of response shifting: influence of task speed and stimulus material
    Rainer Loose
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Brain Res 1090:146-55. 2006
    ..This result suggests that brain activation in the present study illustrates the brain regions involved in the basic cognitive mechanisms of response shifting...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of caffeine on handwriting movements in skilled writers
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Hum Mov Sci 25:523-35. 2006
    ..The results suggest that higher doses of caffeine can enhance psychomotor performance...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of conscious control on handwriting in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Oliver Tucha
    University of Regensburg, Germany
    J Atten Disord 9:323-32. 2005
    ..The results suggest that both visual and mental control of handwriting movements affect the automation of handwriting movements. Furthermore, a simple training procedure was designed and performed in a case study of a boy with ADHD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Limitations of the dual-process-theory regarding the writing of words and non-words to dictation
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Brain Lang 91:267-73. 2004
    ..The findings reveal gross disturbances of handwriting fluency during the writing of non-words. The findings of the experiment cannot be explained by the dual-process-theory...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of gum chewing on memory and attention: reply to Scholey (2004)
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Appetite 43:219-20; discussion 221-3. 2004
    ..Future studies are needed to assess various aspects of cognitive functioning using extensive standardised neuropsychological test batteries, adequate experimental designs and appropriate statistical methods...
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain dopamine and kinematics of graphomotor functions
    Klaus W Lange
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Hum Mov Sci 25:492-509. 2006
    ..Central dopamine appears to be of particular importance with regard to the automatic execution of well-learned movements...
  8. ncbi request reprint Attention and movement execution during handwriting
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Hum Mov Sci 25:536-52. 2006
    ..The quality of handwriting was not affected by TSD. These findings may suggest an independence between attention and movement generation during handwriting...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of nicotine chewing gum on a real-life motor task: a kinematic analysis of handwriting movements in smokers and non-smokers
    Oliver Tucha
    Institute of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 173:49-56. 2004
    ..In laboratory tasks nicotine has consistently been shown to improve psychomotor performance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of methylphenidate on multiple components of attention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Oliver Tucha
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 185:315-26. 2006
    ..Although a variety of studies have been performed, there is little available information as to which components of attentional functioning are disturbed in ADHD...
  11. pmc The effects of the neurotoxin DSP4 on spatial learning and memory in Wistar rats
    Joachim Hauser
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 4:93-9. 2012
    ..Future studies will therefore have to take into account the time-course of neurotransmitter alterations and behavioural changes following DSP4 administration...
  12. pmc Effects of DSP4 and methylphenidate on spatial memory performance in rats
    Thomas A Sontag
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040, Regensburg, Germany
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 3:351-8. 2011
    ..It is suggested that a reduction of noradrenaline and an increase of dopamine induce ADHD-related deficits and that the depletion of noradrenaline is not sufficient for an appropriate rat model of ADHD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Executive functions in children with dyslexia
    Astrid Reiter
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Dyslexia 11:116-31. 2005
    ..The present findings suggest that children with dyslexia demonstrate impairments in a variety of executive functions. This should be considered in the development of new concepts in the treatment of dyslexia...
  14. pmc The history of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Klaus W Lange
    Department of Biological and Abnormal Psychology, University of Regensburg, Germany
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 2:241-55. 2010
    ..This article presents an overview of the conceptual history of modern-day ADHD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythms in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Klaus W Lange
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    J Neural Transm 119:1077-83. 2012
    ..Adjunctive chronotherapy might also enhance the outcome in treatment-refractory OCD. The present review summarises the findings regarding circadian abnormalities in OCD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Handwriting and attention in children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Oliver Tucha
    Dept of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Motor Control 8:461-71. 2004
    ..Both children and adults with ADHD could perform age-appropriate and automated handwriting movements. Children with ADHD on medication, however, gave more attention to the writing process, possibly hampering fluent handwriting movements...
  17. doi request reprint Animal models of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a critical review
    Thomas A Sontag
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, Germany
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 2:1-20. 2010
    ..At present, the models in use should be described as animal models of ADHD-like symptoms rather than models of ADHD...
  18. pmc Spatial Memory in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (SHR)
    Thomas A Sontag
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e74660. 2013
    ..In the SHR model of ADHD, we were unable to demonstrate an impairment of working memory which has been reported in patients with ADHD. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of tricyclic antidepressants and selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors on handwriting movements of patients with depression
    Oliver Tucha
    Institute of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 159:211-5. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Preoperative and postoperative cognitive functioning in patients with frontal meningiomas
    Oliver Tucha
    Institute of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, Germany
    J Neurosurg 98:21-31. 2003
    ..In this prospective study the authors examined the cognitive functioning of patients with frontal meningiomas...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vestibular evoked potentials from the vertical semicircular canals in humans evoked by roll-axis rotation in microgravity and under 1-G
    Rainer Loose
    Institute of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regenburg, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 134:131-7. 2002
    ..The results are encouraging with respect to the goal of developing a tool for the selective assessment of canal and otolithic responses of the vestibular system...
  22. pmc Alterations of nocturnal activity in rats following subchronic oral administration of the neurotoxin 1-trichloromethyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-beta-carboline
    Thomas A Sontag
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Regensburg, 93040, Regensburg, Germany
    J Neural Transm 116:1267-71. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint Echogenicity of the substantia nigra in relatives of patients with sporadic Parkinson's disease
    Petra Ruprecht-Dörfler
    Department of Neurology, Bayerische Julius Maximilians Universität, Wurzburg, Germany
    Neuroimage 18:416-22. 2003
    ..This sign is associated with clinical findings and objective measurements, indicating some degree of impaired nigrostriatal function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Echogenicity of the substantia nigra: association with increased iron content and marker for susceptibility to nigrostriatal injury
    Daniela Berg
    Department of Neurology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Arch Neurol 59:999-1005. 2002
    ..The same echo feature of the SN can be identified in 9% of healthy adults...