Sharon Morein-Zamir

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Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictability influences stopping and response control
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 33:149-62. 2007
  2. pmc A review of the effects of modafinil on cognition in schizophrenia
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Box 189, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, U K
    Schizophr Bull 33:1298-306. 2007
  3. pmc The profile of executive function in OCD hoarders and hoarding disorder
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 215:659-67. 2014
  4. pmc Prefrontal hypoactivity associated with impaired inhibition in stimulant-dependent individuals but evidence for hyperactivation in their unaffected siblings
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:1945-53. 2013
  5. pmc Punishment promotes response control deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder: evidence from a motivational go/no-go task
    S Morein-Zamir
    MRC Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute BCNI, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Psychol Med 43:391-400. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Impaired visuospatial associative memory and attention in obsessive compulsive disorder but no evidence for differential dopaminergic modulation
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Box 189, CB2 2QQ, Cambridge, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 212:357-67. 2010
  7. pmc Inhibition of thoughts and actions in obsessive-compulsive disorder: extending the endophenotype?
    S Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Psychol Med 40:263-72. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Novel measures of response performance and inhibition in children with ADHD
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:1199-210. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Orienting attention in aging and Parkinson's disease: distinguishing modes of control
    Alan Kingstone
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 24:951-67. 2002
  10. pmc Investigation of attentional bias in obsessive compulsive disorder with and without depression in visual search
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute BCNI, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e80118. 2013

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictability influences stopping and response control
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 33:149-62. 2007
    ..These findings contrast with the established view that stopping is insensitive to expectancies. In addition, when trade-offs are prevented, these results confirm that stopping is representative of other response adjustment measures...
  2. pmc A review of the effects of modafinil on cognition in schizophrenia
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Box 189, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, U K
    Schizophr Bull 33:1298-306. 2007
    ..Currently, further research is required to address the potential benefits and risks of chronic administration of modafinil to patients with schizophrenia...
  3. pmc The profile of executive function in OCD hoarders and hoarding disorder
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 215:659-67. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Prefrontal hypoactivity associated with impaired inhibition in stimulant-dependent individuals but evidence for hyperactivation in their unaffected siblings
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:1945-53. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Punishment promotes response control deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder: evidence from a motivational go/no-go task
    S Morein-Zamir
    MRC Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute BCNI, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Psychol Med 43:391-400. 2013
    ..We further investigated whether the hypothesized difficulties in flexibly updating behaviour based on external feedback in OCD would also lead to a reduced ability to adjust to changes in the reward and punishment contingencies...
  6. doi request reprint Impaired visuospatial associative memory and attention in obsessive compulsive disorder but no evidence for differential dopaminergic modulation
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Box 189, CB2 2QQ, Cambridge, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 212:357-67. 2010
    ..Patients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) demonstrate impaired cognition in some selected domains. Although serotoninergic dysfunction has been implicated in OCD, recent evidence suggests that dopamine may play a role as well...
  7. pmc Inhibition of thoughts and actions in obsessive-compulsive disorder: extending the endophenotype?
    S Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Psychol Med 40:263-72. 2010
    ..Additionally, the study compared inhibitory impairments in OCD patients with and without co-morbid depression, as depression is the major co-morbidity of OCD...
  8. doi request reprint Novel measures of response performance and inhibition in children with ADHD
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:1199-210. 2008
    ..The results support a response inhibition impairment in ADHD, whilst limiting the extent of an intra-trial variability deficit...
  9. ncbi request reprint Orienting attention in aging and Parkinson's disease: distinguishing modes of control
    Alan Kingstone
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 24:951-67. 2002
    ..Together our study supports the thesis that it is crucial to isolate and investigate different modes of attentional control...
  10. pmc Investigation of attentional bias in obsessive compulsive disorder with and without depression in visual search
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute BCNI, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e80118. 2013
    ..Rather, post-attentional processing abnormalities may account for differences in emotional processing in OCD. ..
  11. pmc Enhanced avoidance habits in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Claire M Gillan
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:631-8. 2014
    ..To explore how habits, as a putative model of compulsivity, might relate to obsessions and anxiety, we recorded measures of contingency knowledge, explicit fear, and physiological arousal...
  12. pmc Disruption in the balance between goal-directed behavior and habit learning in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Claire M Gillan
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 168:718-26. 2011
    ..This study investigated whether the urge to perform compulsive acts is mediated by a disruption in the balance between flexible, goal-directed action control and habitual behavior...
  13. doi request reprint Hippocampal dysfunction in patients with mild cognitive impairment: a functional neuroimaging study of a visuospatial paired associates learning task
    Mischa De Rover
    MRC Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuropsychologia 49:2060-70. 2011
    ..The findings suggest that performance on PAL might be a useful cognitive biomarker for early detection of Alzheimer's disease, especially when used in conjunction with neuroimaging...
  14. ncbi request reprint Compatibility effects in stopping and response initiation in a continuous tracking task
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 59:2148-61. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that stopping, like response initiation, is influenced by stimulus-response properties such as compatibility. This in turn suggests that stopping is governed by constraints similar to those of other behaviours...
  15. ncbi request reprint Measuring online volitional response control with a continuous tracking task
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada
    Behav Res Methods 38:638-47. 2006
    ..Experiment 2 examines some of the issues that can be addressed using the new task. These results demonstrate the usefulness and potential of the task for gauging response control within the context of the stopping literature...
  16. pmc Dissociating inhibition, attention, and response control in the frontoparietal network using functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Chris M Dodds
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, UK
    Cereb Cortex 21:1155-65. 2011
    ..The results are consistent with the hypothesis that this region plays a key role in the integration of bottom-up, sensory information with top-down, response-related information to facilitate flexible, goal-directed behavior...
  17. pmc Abnormal structure of frontostriatal brain systems is associated with aspects of impulsivity and compulsivity in cocaine dependence
    Karen D Ersche
    University of Cambridge, Department of Psychiatry, Herchel Smith Building for Brain and Mind Sciences, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB20SZ, UK
    Brain 134:2013-24. 2011
    ....
  18. pmc Counterfactual processing of economic action-outcome alternatives in obsessive-compulsive disorder: further evidence of impaired goal-directed behavior
    Claire M Gillan
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:639-46. 2014
    ..We investigated the latter by examining counterfactual decision making, which is the ability to use comparisons of prospective action-outcome scenarios to guide economic choice...
  19. pmc Serotonin modulates the effects of Pavlovian aversive predictions on response vigor
    Molly J Crockett
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:2244-52. 2012
    ..These findings suggest additional specificity for the influence of 5-HT on aversively motivated behavioral inhibition and extend recent models of the role of 5-HT in aversive predictions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Individual stopping times and cognitive control: converging evidence for the stop signal task from a continuous tracking paradigm
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Q J Exp Psychol A 56:469-89. 2003
    ..Finally, there was no correlation between tracking performance and stopping performance, or any dependency between them as found in the conditional means...
  21. ncbi request reprint Inhibiting prepared and ongoing responses: is there more than one kind of stopping?
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:1034-40. 2004
    ..Results indicated that stopping latencies between the two paradigms were highly correlated, providing strong evidence that stopping an unexecuted response engages the same mechanisms as stopping an ongoing response...
  22. ncbi request reprint Auditory capture of vision: examining temporal ventriloquism
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 17:154-63. 2003
    ..The results suggest a 'temporal ventriloquism' phenomenon analogous to spatial ventriloquism...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fixation offset and stop signal intensity effects on saccadic countermanding: a crossmodal investigation
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, V6T 1Z4 Vancouver, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 175:453-62. 2006
    ..The results provide new insights into the mechanisms of inhibition and help resolve previous inconsistencies in the literature...
  24. ncbi request reprint Neuroethical issues in cognitive enhancement
    Barbara J Sahakian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 25:197-204. 2011
    ..The present paper reviews some of the evidence in both neuropsychiatric and healthy individuals and discusses the implications such research can have for society...
  25. pmc Measuring "waiting" impulsivity in substance addictions and binge eating disorder in a novel analogue of rodent serial reaction time task
    Valerie Voon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:148-55. 2014
    ..We developed a novel translation of the task, based on the rodent 5-choice serial reaction time task, testing premature responding in disorders of drug and natural food rewards...
  26. ncbi request reprint Professor's little helper
    Barbara Sahakian
    University of Cambridge, Department of Psychiatry and the MRC Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Nature 450:1157-9. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Differential processing of word and color in unilateral spatial neglect
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Zlotowski Center for Neuroscience, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 23:259-69. 2005
    ..The implications of these results on normal attentional mechanisms is also discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of methylphenidate on three forms of response inhibition in boys with AD/HD
    Anouk Scheres
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 31:105-20. 2003
    ..However, this linear relation was due to improved inhibitory control under MPH compared to placebo, because no effects of MPH dose were observed for any of the response inhibition measures...
  29. ncbi request reprint On audiovisual spatial synergy: the fragility of the phenomenon
    Salvador Soto-Faraco
    Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Percept Psychophys 67:444-57. 2005
    ..The implication is that individuals can select inputs from different modalities from different locations more easily than previously had been thought...
  30. ncbi request reprint The importance of irrelevant-dimension variability in the stroop flanker task
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:119-25. 2002
    ..Results suggest that variance is a prerequisite to congruity effects, determining the activation of irrelevant dimensions...