Tania Giovannetti

Summary

Affiliation: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Naturalistic action impairments in dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Neuropsychologia 40:1220-32. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Awareness of naturalistic action errors in dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:633-44. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Category fluency in first-episode schizophrenia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:384-93. 2003
  4. pmc Everyday action impairment in Parkinson's disease dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:787-98. 2012
  5. pmc Verbal serial list learning in mild cognitive impairment: a profile analysis of interference, forgetting, and errors
    David J Libon
    Department of Neurology, Drexel University, College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19013, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:905-14. 2011
  6. pmc Dysexecutive functioning in mild cognitive impairment: derailment in temporal gradients
    Joel Eppig
    Department of Neurology, Drexel University, College of Medicine, 245 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:20-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental adaptations improve everyday action performance in Alzheimer's disease: empirical support from performance-based assessment
    Tania Giovannetti
    Psychology Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Neuropsychology 21:448-57. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Target-related distractors disrupt object selection in everyday action: evidence from participants with dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:484-94. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Error detection and correction patterns in dementia: a breakdown of error monitoring processes and their neuropsychological correlates
    Brianne Magouirk Bettcher
    Psychology Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:199-208. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of personal familiarity on object naming, knowledge, and use in dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Temple University, Psychology Department, Weiss Hall, 1701 N 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:607-14. 2006

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Naturalistic action impairments in dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Neuropsychologia 40:1220-32. 2002
    ..Taken together, the present findings are inconsistent with semantic and executive accounts, but support the limited-capacity resource theory of naturalistic action impairment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Awareness of naturalistic action errors in dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:633-44. 2002
    ..Rather, direct assessment of error detection and correction may provide novel information about behavioral monitoring that can not be extrapolated from measures of dementia severity or traditional neuropsychological assessment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Category fluency in first-episode schizophrenia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:384-93. 2003
    ..e., semantic search/access, response monitoring) or global cognitive impairment...
  4. pmc Everyday action impairment in Parkinson's disease dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:787-98. 2012
    ..jins, 2012, 18, 1-12)...
  5. pmc Verbal serial list learning in mild cognitive impairment: a profile analysis of interference, forgetting, and errors
    David J Libon
    Department of Neurology, Drexel University, College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19013, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:905-14. 2011
    ..These data suggest the existence of distinct memory impairments in MCI and caution against the routine use of a single memory test score to operationally define MCI...
  6. pmc Dysexecutive functioning in mild cognitive impairment: derailment in temporal gradients
    Joel Eppig
    Department of Neurology, Drexel University, College of Medicine, 245 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:20-8. 2012
    ..These data suggest impaired temporal gradients may provide a useful heuristic for understanding dysexecutive impairment in MCI...
  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental adaptations improve everyday action performance in Alzheimer's disease: empirical support from performance-based assessment
    Tania Giovannetti
    Psychology Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Neuropsychology 21:448-57. 2007
    ..Thus, environmental adaptations improved everyday performance in AD by facilitating task accomplishment, object selection, and task-congruent actions...
  8. doi request reprint Target-related distractors disrupt object selection in everyday action: evidence from participants with dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:484-94. 2010
    ..26; p > .05 for both). In summary, distractors that were similar to targets elicited significant interference effects circumscribed to object selection...
  9. doi request reprint Error detection and correction patterns in dementia: a breakdown of error monitoring processes and their neuropsychological correlates
    Brianne Magouirk Bettcher
    Psychology Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:199-208. 2008
    ..The results specify the error monitoring deficits in AD and VaD and have implications for improving functional abilities in dementia...
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of personal familiarity on object naming, knowledge, and use in dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Temple University, Psychology Department, Weiss Hall, 1701 N 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:607-14. 2006
    ..4, p=.03) for personal objects. Thus, the personal object advantage was observed for script/semantic knowledge and movement sequences, and should be considered in residential planning for various dementia patients...
  11. doi request reprint Coffee with jelly or unbuttered toast: commissions and omissions are dissociable aspects of everyday action impairment in Alzheimer's disease
    Tania Giovannetti
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:235-45. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint The impact of goal cues on everyday action performance in dementia
    Laura Brennan
    Psychology Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 19:562-82. 2009
    ..Therefore, although statistically significant, we concluded that the goal cues did not meaningfully or clinically improve everyday functioning...
  13. doi request reprint Syntactic comprehension deficits are associated with MRI white matter alterations in dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:542-51. 2008
    ..In conclusion, greater subcortical WMA and executive deficits are associated with greater difficulties in syntactic comprehension in individuals with mild dementia...
  14. doi request reprint Characterization of everyday functioning in mild cognitive impairment: a direct assessment approach
    Tania Giovannetti
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:359-65. 2008
    ..To evaluate the degree and pattern of functional difficulties in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) via direct observation of everyday task performance...
  15. doi request reprint The heterogeneity of mild cognitive impairment: a neuropsychological analysis
    David J Libon
    Department of Neurology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:84-93. 2010
    ..In summary, multi-domain MCI is quite common. These data suggest that MCI is a highly nuanced and complex clinical entity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Everyday action in dementia: evidence for differential deficits in Alzheimer's disease versus subcortical vascular dementia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:45-53. 2006
    ..In AD, everyday action may be negatively influenced by episodic memory failures. Thus, dementia diagnosis has relevance to everyday function...
  17. doi request reprint Linking MRI hyperintensities with patterns of neuropsychological impairment: evidence for a threshold effect
    David J Libon
    Department of Neurology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Mail Stop 423, 245 North 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Stroke 39:806-13. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to ascertain the threshold of MRI-LA as measured with a visual rating scale needed to induce specific patterns of neuropsychological impairment associated with dementia...
  18. pmc The importance of multiple assessments of object knowledge in semantic dementia: the case of the familiar objects task
    Evangelia G Chrysikou
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Neurocase 17:57-75. 2011
    ..We discuss different factors that may account for these findings, as well as their implications for research on SD...
  19. doi request reprint Everyday action planning in schizophrenia
    Colette Seter
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:224-49. 2011
    ..Together these findings suggest that rehabilitation strategies that emphasise both planning time and planning behaviours may facilitate everyday functioning in people with schizophrenia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Everyday action in schizophrenia: performance patterns and underlying cognitive mechanisms
    Rachel K Kessler
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Neuropsychology 21:439-47. 2007
    ..The distinct performance pattern demonstrated by individuals with schizophrenia reflects specific deficits in executive function...
  21. pmc Empirically defined patterns of executive function deficits in schizophrenia and their relation to everyday functioning: a person-centered approach
    Mary Iampietro
    Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 26:1166-85. 2012
    ..In sum, people with SZ demonstrate variable patterns of EF deficits, and distinct aspects of these EF deficit patterns (i.e., poor mental control abilities) may be associated with everyday functioning capabilities...
  22. doi request reprint From cognitive neuroscience to geriatric neuropsychology: what do current conceptualizations of the action error handling process mean for older adults?
    Brianne Magouirk Bettcher
    Psychology Department, Temple University, Weiss Hall, 1701 N 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 19:64-84. 2009
    ..The clinical implications of our current knowledge are discussed, and directions for future neuropsychological research are offered...
  23. ncbi request reprint The Coffee Challenge: a new method for the study of everyday action errors
    Tania Giovannetti
    Temple University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:690-705. 2007
    ..Errors increased significantly, but performance was not qualitatively different from baseline. The results shed light on action impairments in patient populations and validate the CC as a promising new tool for future studies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reduced endogenous control in alien hand syndrome: evidence from naturalistic action
    Tania Giovannetti
    Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:75-88. 2005
    ..These data provide experimental support for previous anecdotal observations about AH behavior in naturalistic settings, and are consistent with a unilateral defect in endogenous control...
  25. doi request reprint Cerebrovascular disease and cognition in older adults
    Gregory A Seidel
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 10:213-41. 2012
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  26. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychological profile of alcohol-related dementia suggests cortical and subcortical pathology
    Kara S Schmidt
    Center for Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 20:286-91. 2005
    ..This pattern of performance suggests that long-term alcohol abuse, in comparison to AD and VaD, may be associated with both cortical and subcortical neuropathology...
  27. pmc Object perception impairments predict instrumental activities of daily living dependence in Alzheimer's disease
    Angela L Jefferson
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadellphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:884-97. 2006
    ..When considering multiple cognitive components simultaneously, object perception and the integrity of the inferotemporal cortex is important in the completion of functional abilities in general and IADLs in particular among AD patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint From Binswanger's disease to leuokoaraiosis: what we have learned about subcortical vascular dementia
    David J Libon
    Center for Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Suite 1800, 42 East Laurel Rd, Stratford, NJ, 08084, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 18:83-100. 2004
    ..We discuss questions and issues about vascular dementia that deserve further consideration and study...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive correlates of response to treatment in formal thought disorder in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    Rita Z Goldstein
    Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973, USA
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 15:88-98. 2002
    ..To examine the independent contribution of executive versus semantic function to improvement in formal thought disorder after initial stabilization in a first-episode sample...