- Caffeine, priming, and tip of the tongue: evidence for plasticity in the phonological systemValerie E Lesk
Cognitive Neuroscience Sector, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Via Beirut 2 4, 34014 Trieste, Italy
Behav Neurosci 118:453-61. 2004..The results support the novel hypothesis that the blocking of A, adenosine receptors by caffeine induces an increased short-term plasticity effect within the phonological retrieval system...
- Testing graceful degradation in a patient with aphasiaValerie E Lesk
OPTIMA Project, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary Trust, Oxford, UK
Neurocase 13:248-55. 2007..The results thus supported the rejection of the hypothesis and we conclude that the use of the pharmacological manipulation provides a sensitive test for the graceful degradation of function...