Pernille J Olesen
Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
- Computerized training of working memory in children with ADHD--a randomized, controlled trialTorkel Klingberg
Unit of Neuropediatrics, Department Women and Children s Health, Karolinska Institute, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:177-86. 2005..During 2002 to 2003, the authors conducted a multicenter, randomized, controlled, double-blind trial to investigate the effect of improving WM by computerized, systematic practice of WM tasks...
- Brain activity related to working memory and distraction in children and adultsPernille J Olesen
Neuropediatric Research Unit, Department of Women and Child Health, Astrid Lindgren s Children s Hospital Q2 07, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Cereb Cortex 17:1047-54. 2007..However, distraction activated frontal cortex only in children. The larger frontal activation in response to distracters presented during the delay may explain why children are more susceptible to interfering stimuli...
- Increased prefrontal and parietal activity after training of working memoryPernille J Olesen
Karolinska Institute, Department of Neuropediatrics, Astrid Lindgren s Children s Hospital Q2 07, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Nat Neurosci 7:75-9. 2004..The changes in cortical activity could be evidence of training-induced plasticity in the neural systems that underlie working memory...
- Combined analysis of DTI and fMRI data reveals a joint maturation of white and grey matter in a fronto-parietal networkPernille J Olesen
Department of Neuropediatrics, Q2 07, Astrid Lindgren s Children s Hospital, Karolinska Institute, S 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 18:48-57. 2003....
- HIV infection affects parietal-dependent spatial cognition: evidence from mental rotation and hierarchical pattern perceptionPernille J Olesen
Department of Women and Child Health, Astrid Lindgren s Children s Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Behav Neurosci 121:1163-73. 2007..These findings indicate that the detrimental effects of HIV on cognition appear even in asymptomatic individuals and affect diverse visuospatial functions that depend upon the integrity of parietal brain regions...