Rachel Tomer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Haifa
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Deficit in understanding sarcasm in patients with prefronal lesion is related to impaired empathic ability
    S G Shamay
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Brain Cogn 48:558-63. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Dopamine asymmetry interacts with medication to affect cognition in Parkinson's disease
    Rachel Tomer
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Neuropsychologia 45:357-67. 2007
  3. pmc Incentive motivation is associated with striatal dopamine asymmetry
    Rachel Tomer
    Department of Psychology and Brain and Behavior Center, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel 31905, Israel
    Biol Psychol 77:98-101. 2008
  4. pmc Novelty seeking and harm avoidance in Parkinson's disease: effects of asymmetric dopamine deficiency
    R Tomer
    Department of Psychology and Brain and Behavior Center, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:972-5. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Attentional bias as trait: correlations with novelty seeking
    Rachel Tomer
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Neuropsychologia 46:2064-70. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between spontaneous and reactive flexibility in early Parkinson's disease
    Rachel Tomer
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 15:106-12. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Progression of dementia associated with lacunar infarctions
    Judith Aharon-Peretz
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:71-7. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Effects of asymmetric dopamine depletion on sensitivity to rewarding and aversive stimuli in Parkinson's disease
    Sari Maril
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Neuropsychologia 51:818-24. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The neuroanatomical basis of understanding sarcasm and its relationship to social cognition
    S G Shamay-Tsoory
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Neuropsychology 19:288-300. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The neural correlates of understanding the other's distress: a positron emission tomography investigation of accurate empathy
    S G Shamay-Tsoory
    Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 3109, Israel
    Neuroimage 27:468-72. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Deficit in understanding sarcasm in patients with prefronal lesion is related to impaired empathic ability
    S G Shamay
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Brain Cogn 48:558-63. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Dopamine asymmetry interacts with medication to affect cognition in Parkinson's disease
    Rachel Tomer
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Neuropsychologia 45:357-67. 2007
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  3. pmc Incentive motivation is associated with striatal dopamine asymmetry
    Rachel Tomer
    Department of Psychology and Brain and Behavior Center, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel 31905, Israel
    Biol Psychol 77:98-101. 2008
    ..721, p=.001), suggesting that greater positive incentive motivation is associated with higher receptor availability in the left relative to the right hemisphere...
  4. pmc Novelty seeking and harm avoidance in Parkinson's disease: effects of asymmetric dopamine deficiency
    R Tomer
    Department of Psychology and Brain and Behavior Center, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:972-5. 2004
    ..This study was designed to examine the hypothesis that different patterns of motor and neurochemical asymmetry in PD may have contributed to the conflicting results...
  5. doi request reprint Attentional bias as trait: correlations with novelty seeking
    Rachel Tomer
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Neuropsychologia 46:2064-70. 2008
    ..As predicted, higher scores on novelty seeking were associated with rightward attentional bias, suggesting that this bias may reflect asymmetries in dopaminergic circuits in healthy individuals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between spontaneous and reactive flexibility in early Parkinson's disease
    Rachel Tomer
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 15:106-12. 2002
    ..This study was designed to examine the relations between the severity of motor symptoms and impaired cognitive flexibility in Parkinson's disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Progression of dementia associated with lacunar infarctions
    Judith Aharon-Peretz
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:71-7. 2003
    ..Lacunar stroke (L) is the most common stroke subtype associated with vascular dementia (VaD-L)...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of asymmetric dopamine depletion on sensitivity to rewarding and aversive stimuli in Parkinson's disease
    Sari Maril
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Neuropsychologia 51:818-24. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the effects of DRT on approach and avoidance appear to interact with asymmetry, shedding light on previous conclusions regarding the role of dopamine in reinforcement processing...
  9. ncbi request reprint The neuroanatomical basis of understanding sarcasm and its relationship to social cognition
    S G Shamay-Tsoory
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Neuropsychology 19:288-300. 2005
    ..This suggests that the right frontal lobe mediates understanding of sarcasm by integrating affective processing with perspective taking...
  10. ncbi request reprint The neural correlates of understanding the other's distress: a positron emission tomography investigation of accurate empathy
    S G Shamay-Tsoory
    Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 3109, Israel
    Neuroimage 27:468-72. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that empathy consists of both affective and cognitive components and hence may involve cortices that mediate simulation of emotional processing and mental state attribution...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impairment in cognitive and affective empathy in patients with brain lesions: anatomical and cognitive correlates
    S G Shamay-Tsoory
    Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:1113-27. 2004
    ..The pattern of relationships between cognitive performance and empathy suggested dissociation between the cognitive correlates of affective and cognitive empathy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impaired "affective theory of mind" is associated with right ventromedial prefrontal damage
    S G Shamay-Tsoory
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Cogn Behav Neurol 18:55-67. 2005
    ..To examine the hypothesis that patients with ventromedial (VM) frontal lesions are impaired in the affective rather than cognitive facets of theory of mind (ToM)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characterization of empathy deficits following prefrontal brain damage: the role of the right ventromedial prefrontal cortex
    S G Shamay-Tsoory
    Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:324-37. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Empathy deficits in Asperger syndrome: a cognitive profile
    S G Shamay-Tsoory
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel
    Neurocase 8:245-52. 2002
    ..These results suggest that impaired empathy in individuals with Asperger syndrome may be due to impaired integration of the cognitive and affective facets of the other person's mental state...
  15. pmc Dopamine asymmetries predict orienting bias in healthy individuals
    Rachel Tomer
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Cereb Cortex 23:2899-904. 2013
    ..These findings show for the first time that orienting bias reflects individual differences in the lateralization of DA systems in the healthy human brain. ..
  16. doi request reprint Asymmetric dopamine loss differentially affects effort to maximize gain or minimize loss
    Omer Porat
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Cortex 51:82-91. 2014
    ..We tested this hypothesis in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), characterized by asymmetric DA loss...
  17. ncbi request reprint Spatial attention and neural asymmetry in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Sari Maril
    Department of Psychology and Brain and Behavior Center, Haifa University, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 153:189-93. 2007
    ..Reversal of normal asymmetry was correlated with obsession severity. Findings support aberrant hemispheric balance in OCD...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance following endarterectomy in asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis
    J Aharon-Peretz
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Neurol 10:525-8. 2003
    ..Non-demented subjects with VRF, with or without carotid stenosis scored inferior to HC. It is concluded that carotid stenosis is not a primary cause of cognitive deterioration and CEA does not improve cognition in patients with ASCAS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Natural history of dementia associated with lacunar infarctions
    Judith Aharon-Peretz
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, PO Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Neurol Sci 203:53-5. 2002
    ..Lacunar stroke (VaD-L) is the most common stroke subtype associated with vascular dementia (VaD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Behavioral differences between white matter lacunar dementia and Alzheimer's disease: a comparison on the neuropsychiatric inventory
    J Aharon-Peretz
    Cognitive Neurology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 11:294-8. 2000
    ..The goals of the study were to compare the behavioral changes in patients with VaD associated with ischemic white matter subcortical changes and lacunar infarctions (VaD-WSI) to those in patients with AD...