Sharon Abrahams

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Frontotemporal white matter changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Sharon Abrahams
    Dept of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, Scotland
    J Neurol 252:321-31. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Deficits in emotional and social cognition in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Alessandra Girardi
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH8 9JZ
    Neuropsychology 25:53-65. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Age and binding within-dimension features in visual short-term memory
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Neurosci Lett 449:1-5. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Specific deficit of colour-colour short-term memory binding in sporadic and familial Alzheimer's disease
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience and Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Neuropsychologia 49:1943-52. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Visual short-term memory binding in Alzheimer's disease and depression
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol 257:1160-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Selective impairment in visual short-term memory binding
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience and Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Psychology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Cogn Neuropsychol 26:583-605. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Short-term memory binding deficits in Alzheimer's disease
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Psychology, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ Edinburgh, UK
    Brain 132:1057-66. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Short-term memory binding is impaired in AD but not in non-AD dementias
    Sergio Della Sala
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:833-40. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantitative tractography and tract shape modeling in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Mark E Bastin
    Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Brain Research Imaging Centre, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Magn Reson Imaging 38:1140-5. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Visual short-term memory binding deficits in familial Alzheimer's disease
    Mario A Parra
    Psychology Department, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, UK
    Brain 133:2702-13. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Frontotemporal white matter changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Sharon Abrahams
    Dept of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, Scotland
    J Neurol 252:321-31. 2005
    ..The findings support the hypothesis of a continuum of extra-motor cerebral and cognitive change in this disorder...
  2. doi request reprint Deficits in emotional and social cognition in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Alessandra Girardi
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH8 9JZ
    Neuropsychology 25:53-65. 2011
    ..Previous studies have shown predominant executive dysfunction and dorsolateral prefrontal involvement in ALS, but evidence of other prefrontal dysfunction implicated in fvFTD is sparse...
  3. doi request reprint Age and binding within-dimension features in visual short-term memory
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Neurosci Lett 449:1-5. 2009
    ..We suggest (1) that colours were not integrated into single units in VSTM; (2) that remembering the binding between colours has a cost; and (3) that neither of these effects are age-dependent...
  4. doi request reprint Specific deficit of colour-colour short-term memory binding in sporadic and familial Alzheimer's disease
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience and Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Neuropsychologia 49:1943-52. 2011
    ..Colour-colour binding and shape-colour binding both appear to be sensitive to AD even though they seem to rely on different brain mechanisms...
  5. doi request reprint Visual short-term memory binding in Alzheimer's disease and depression
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol 257:1160-9. 2010
    ..The results extend previous findings in AD to visual short-term memory and suggest that the specific impairment in binding information in memory differentiates between the performance of AD and patients with MD...
  6. doi request reprint Selective impairment in visual short-term memory binding
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience and Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Psychology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Cogn Neuropsychol 26:583-605. 2009
    ..E.S.'s performance suggests that STM binding can be dissociated from STM for single features across visual and verbal domains. The results are discussed in the light of current models of STM...
  7. doi request reprint Short-term memory binding deficits in Alzheimer's disease
    Mario A Parra
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Psychology, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ Edinburgh, UK
    Brain 132:1057-66. 2009
    ..Alzheimer's disease grossly impairs the mechanisms responsible for holding integrated objects in verbal short-term memory...
  8. doi request reprint Short-term memory binding is impaired in AD but not in non-AD dementias
    Sergio Della Sala
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:833-40. 2012
    ..STM conjunctive binding places little demands on executive functions and appears to be subserved by components of the memory network which are targeted by AD, but not by non-AD dementias...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantitative tractography and tract shape modeling in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Mark E Bastin
    Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Brain Research Imaging Centre, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Magn Reson Imaging 38:1140-5. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint Visual short-term memory binding deficits in familial Alzheimer's disease
    Mario A Parra
    Psychology Department, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, UK
    Brain 133:2702-13. 2010
    ..This suggests that visual short-term memory binding deficits may be a preclinical marker for familial Alzheimer's disease...
  11. doi request reprint Neuronal loss associated with cognitive performance in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: an (11C)-flumazenil PET study
    Paul Wicks
    MRC Centre for Neurodegeneration Research, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, London
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 9:43-9. 2008
    ..This study indicates that [11C]-flumazenil PET can be used to help localize cortical regions associated with cognitive deficits in ALS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Allocentric spatial memory in humans with hippocampal lesions
    David M Parslow
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, De Crespigny Park, SE5 8AF London, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 118:123-47. 2005
    ..This finding implicates the right hippocampal formation in spatial memory functioning in a scenario in which the visual environment was controlled so as to eliminate extraneous visual cues...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in a human analogue of the Radial Arm Maze: the "17-Box Maze Test"
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Brain Cogn 58:312-7. 2005
    ..These were medium to large effect sizes. The findings raise the issue of task- and component-specific sexual dimorphism in cognitive mapping...
  14. ncbi request reprint Biosocial factors, sexual orientation and neurocognitive functioning
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College University of London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:867-81. 2004
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to biosocial influences on cognitive differences between heterosexuals and homosexuals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Performance differences between adult heterosexual and homosexual men on the Digit-Symbol Substitution subtest of the WAIS-R
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:141-8. 2004
    ..The magnitude of these differences were modest by standard criteria. No differences were found between heterosexual and homosexual women. The findings implicate within-sex variation in one test that relies on intact executive function...
  16. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging of verbal fluency and confrontation naming using compressed image acquisition to permit overt responses
    Sharon Abrahams
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 20:29-40. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation related differences in spatial memory
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:376-83. 2003
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