Alison D Murray
Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
- Brain white matter hyperintensities: relative importance of vascular risk factors in nondemented elderly peopleAlison D Murray
Department of Radiology, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland
Radiology 237:251-7. 2005....
- Depressive symptoms in late life and cerebrovascular disease: the importance of intelligence and lesion locationAlison D Murray
Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Depress Anxiety 30:77-84. 2013....
- Brain lesions, hypertension and cognitive ageing in the 1921 and 1936 Aberdeen birth cohortsAlison D Murray
University of Aberdeen, UK
Age (Dordr) 34:451-9. 2012..The positive relationship between childhood and late-life intelligence decreases with age. The negative relationship between WMH and late-life intelligence is linear and increases with age...
- The balance between cognitive reserve and brain imaging biomarkers of cerebrovascular and Alzheimer's diseasesAlison D Murray
Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre, Lilian Sutton Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Brain 134:3687-96. 2011..20 for hippocampal atrophy. This study illustrates how education counteracts the deleterious effects of cerebrovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease and highlights the importance of quantifying cognitive reserve in dementia research...
- Anticholinergic drugs in late life: adverse effects on cognition but not on progress to dementiaLawrence J Whalley
The Institute of Applied Health Sciences, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
J Alzheimers Dis 30:253-61. 2012..We concluded that anticholinergic drug use in this narrow age range sample was linked to cognitive impairment but not to subsequent dementia...
- Brain structural complexity and life course cognitive changeNazahah Mustafa
Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre, Lilian Sutton Building, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, AB25 2ZD Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Neuroimage 61:694-701. 2012....
- Inter-individual differences in fMRI entropy measurements in old ageMoses O Sokunbi
Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre, SINAPSE Collaboration, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 58:3206-14. 2011..This finding was independent of ability in childhood but not independent of current cognitive ability. ApEn is used for the first time to identify a potential source of individual differences in cognitive ability using fMRI data...
- Childhood intelligence and brain white matter hyperintensities predict fluid intelligence age 78-81 years: a 1921 Aberdeen birth cohort studySima Salarirad
Biomedical Imaging Centre Radiology, University of Aberdeen, Lilian Sutton Building Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Age Ageing 40:562-7. 2011..to evaluate the role of childhood intelligence and white matter hyperintensities (WMH) in the prediction of the trajectory of fluid intelligence in healthy old people from age 78 to 81...
- Is retaining the youthful functional anatomy underlying speed of information processing a signature of successful cognitive ageing? An event-related fMRI study of inspection time performanceGordon D Waiter
Department of Radiology, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, UK
Neuroimage 41:581-95. 2008..The relative preservation of complex reasoning skills in old age may be associated with the preservation of the neural networks that underpin fundamental information processing in youth...
- Generality and specificity in cognitive aging: a volumetric brain analysisRoger T Staff
Department of Bio medical Physics, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Neuroimage 30:1433-40. 2006..To investigate whether, in old age, brain volume differences are associated with age-related change in general mental ability and/or specific cognitive abilities...
- Structural white matter deficits in high-functioning individuals with autistic spectrum disorder: a voxel-based investigationGordon D Waiter
Department of Radiology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Neuroimage 24:455-61. 2005..No significant areas of increased white matter volume were found. Our findings support the hypothesis that reduced white matter volume in the corpus callosum and right hemisphere may play a role in the pathophysiology of ASD...
- What provides cerebral reserve?Roger T Staff
Department of Bio Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, UK
Brain 127:1191-9. 2004..We conclude that the intellectual challenges experienced during life, such as education and occupation, accumulate reserve and allow cognitive function to be maintained in old age...
- Regional cerebral blood flow and aberrant motor behaviour in Alzheimer's diseaseThomas J Reilly
Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, UK
Behav Brain Res 222:375-9. 2011..These finding indicate that AMB in Alzheimer's disease are brought about by the same mechanistic failure...
- How the 1932 and 1947 mental surveys of Aberdeen schoolchildren provide a framework to explore the childhood origins of late onset disease and disabilityLawrence J Whalley
Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Maturitas 69:365-72. 2011..To describe the discovery and development of the Aberdeen 1921 and 1936 birth cohort studies...
- Between- and within-scanner variability in the CaliBrain study n-back cognitive taskVictoria Gradin
Department of Mental Health, University of Aberdeen, UK
Psychiatry Res 184:86-95. 2010....
- Genetic and environmental factors in late onset dementia: possible role for early parental deathLawrence J Whalley
Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:75-81. 2013....
- Spatial channels of visual processing in cortical blindnessArash Sahraie
Department of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, UK
Eur J Neurosci 18:1189-96. 2003..The findings are discussed in relation to previous reports on the incidence of blindsight and performance on tasks involving spatial processing...
- Neural mechanisms of imitation and 'mirror neuron' functioning in autistic spectrum disorderJustin H G Williams
Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen Medical School, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Aberdeen AB25 2ZG, UK
Neuropsychologia 44:610-21. 2006..Such poor integration is likely to adversely affect the development of ToM through imitation as well as other aspects of social cognitive function in ASD...
- Shape analysis of 123I-N-omega-fluoropropyl-2-beta-carbomethoxy-3beta-(4-iodophenyl) nortropane single-photon emission computed tomography images in the assessment of patients with parkinsonian syndromesRoger T Staff
Medical Physics, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, NHS Grampian, University of Aberdeen, UK
Nucl Med Commun 30:194-201. 2009....
- Cerebral blood flow and cognitive responses to rivastigmine treatment in Alzheimer's diseaseAnnalena Vennerica
Department of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, UK
Neuroreport 13:83-7. 2002..Longitudinal assessment with repeated imaging offers a method of better understanding the effects of cholinesterase inhibition on the AD brain...
- Hypoplastic internal carotid artery stenosis with a low-lying carotid bifurcation causing cerebral ischemiaAlan G Dawson
Department of Vascular Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom Electronic address
J Vasc Surg 56:1416-8. 2012..This patient was commenced on aggressive medical therapy and at 7-month follow-up was symptom-free. This case report highlights the need for a centralized registry with long-term follow-up data in order to identify optimal management...
- A voxel-based investigation of brain structure in male adolescents with autistic spectrum disorderGordon D Waiter
Department of Radiology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Neuroimage 22:619-25. 2004..The picture as a whole may reflect an abnormally functioning social cognitive neural network. We suggest that increased grey matter volume may play a pivotal role in the aetiology of the autistic syndrome...
- Increased sensitivity after repeated stimulation of residual spatial channels in blindsightArash Sahraie
Vision Research Laboratories, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:14971-6. 2006..The results show that repeated stimulation by appropriate visual stimuli can result in improvements in visual sensitivities in the very depths of the field defect...
- Cerebral white matter abnormalities and lifetime cognitive change: a 67-year follow-up of the Scottish Mental Survey of 1932Ian J Deary
Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Psychol Aging 18:140-8. 2003..Some of this effect might be due to hypertension. This contribution is independent of mental function in early life and is associated with general cognitive ability...