Myrna F Schwartz

Summary

Affiliation: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The dorsal stream contribution to phonological retrieval in object naming
    Myrna F Schwartz
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, 50 Township Line Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA
    Brain 135:3799-814. 2012
  2. pmc Neuroanatomical dissociation for taxonomic and thematic knowledge in the human brain
    Myrna F Schwartz
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:8520-4. 2011
  3. pmc Case series investigations in cognitive neuropsychology
    Myrna F Schwartz
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA 191027, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychol 27:477-94. 2010
  4. pmc Anterior temporal involvement in semantic word retrieval: voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping evidence from aphasia
    Myrna F Schwartz
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, MossRehab 4th fl Sley, 1200 West Tabor Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Brain 132:3411-27. 2009
  5. pmc Support for anterior temporal involvement in semantic error production in aphasia: new evidence from VLSM
    Grant M Walker
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Brain Lang 117:110-22. 2011
  6. pmc Reduced short-term memory span in aphasia and susceptibility to interference: contribution of material-specific maintenance deficits
    Laura H F Barde
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA, United States University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Neuropsychologia 48:909-20. 2010
  7. pmc A large, searchable, web-based database of aphasic performance on picture naming and other tests of cognitive function
    Daniel Mirman
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA 191027, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychol 27:495-504. 2010
  8. pmc Subdivision of frontal cortex mechanisms for language production in aphasia
    Malathi Thothathiri
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA, USA
    Neuropsychologia 50:3284-94. 2012
  9. pmc The neural basis of reversible sentence comprehension: evidence from voxel-based lesion symptom mapping in aphasia
    Malathi Thothathiri
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:212-22. 2012
  10. pmc Errorless learning in cognitive rehabilitation: a critical review
    Erica L Middleton
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 22:138-68. 2012

Research Grants

  1. PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF APHASIC SYNDROMES
    Myrna F Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Psycholinguistic Anaylsis of Aphasic Syndromes
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. AAC Processing Support for Spoken Language in Aphasia
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF APHASIC SYNDROMES
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF APHASIC SYNDROMES
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF APHASIC SYNDROMES
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. ORGANIZATION AND BREAKDOWN OF ROUTINE ACTION SKILLS
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 1993
  8. ORGANIZATION AND BREAKDOWN OF ROUTINE ACTION SKILLS
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2001

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc The dorsal stream contribution to phonological retrieval in object naming
    Myrna F Schwartz
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, 50 Township Line Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA
    Brain 135:3799-814. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Neuroanatomical dissociation for taxonomic and thematic knowledge in the human brain
    Myrna F Schwartz
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:8520-4. 2011
    ..Our findings show that a distinction long recognized in the psychological sciences is grounded in the structure and function of the human brain...
  3. pmc Case series investigations in cognitive neuropsychology
    Myrna F Schwartz
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA 191027, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychol 27:477-94. 2010
    ..It is concluded that case series methods usefully complement single-subject techniques...
  4. pmc Anterior temporal involvement in semantic word retrieval: voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping evidence from aphasia
    Myrna F Schwartz
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, MossRehab 4th fl Sley, 1200 West Tabor Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Brain 132:3411-27. 2009
    ..At the same time, they cast doubt on the classical linkage of semantic error production to lesions in and around Wernicke's area...
  5. pmc Support for anterior temporal involvement in semantic error production in aphasia: new evidence from VLSM
    Grant M Walker
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Brain Lang 117:110-22. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Reduced short-term memory span in aphasia and susceptibility to interference: contribution of material-specific maintenance deficits
    Laura H F Barde
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA, United States University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Neuropsychologia 48:909-20. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc A large, searchable, web-based database of aphasic performance on picture naming and other tests of cognitive function
    Daniel Mirman
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA 191027, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychol 27:495-504. 2010
    ..The database is available at http://www.mappd.org/ ...
  8. pmc Subdivision of frontal cortex mechanisms for language production in aphasia
    Malathi Thothathiri
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA, USA
    Neuropsychologia 50:3284-94. 2012
    ..Isolating such components functionally and anatomically might lead to a better understanding of language production deficits in aphasia...
  9. pmc The neural basis of reversible sentence comprehension: evidence from voxel-based lesion symptom mapping in aphasia
    Malathi Thothathiri
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:212-22. 2012
    ..This casts doubt on theories that presuppose a critical role for this region in syntactic computations...
  10. pmc Errorless learning in cognitive rehabilitation: a critical review
    Erica L Middleton
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 22:138-68. 2012
    ..We offer recommendations for future research aimed at a strong test of errorless learning treatments, which involves direct comparison with methods where retrieval practice effects are maximised for long-term gains...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Temporal characteristics of semantic perseverations induced by blocked-cyclic picture naming
    Esther Y Hsiao
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, MossRehab 4th fl Sley, 1200 West Tabor Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141, United States
    Brain Lang 108:133-44. 2009
    ..We offer an incremental learning account of these findings...
  13. pmc Short-form Philadelphia naming test: rationale and empirical evaluation
    Grant M Walker
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 21:S140-53. 2012
    ..To create two matched short forms of the Philadelphia Naming Test (PNT; Roach, Schwartz, Martin, Grewal, & Brecher, 1996) that yield similar results to the PNT for measuring anomia...
  14. pmc Density pervades: an analysis of phonological neighbourhood density effects in aphasic speakers with different types of naming impairment
    Erica L Middleton
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychol 27:401-27. 2010
    ....
  15. pmc Selection for position: the role of left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex in sequencing language
    Malathi Thothathiri
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, USA
    Brain Lang 113:28-38. 2010
    ..Different from the other two, their lesions included a subregion of frontal cortex (BA 44/6) that has been shown in neuroimaging studies to play a role in sequencing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cognitive representations of hand posture in ideomotor apraxia
    Laurel J Buxbaum
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Korman 213, 1200 W Tabor Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:1091-113. 2003
    ..Furthermore, they are consistent with possible over-reliance upon dorsal system procedures for calculating precision and power grip in response to object structure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Semantic weight and verb retrieval in aphasia
    Laura H F Barde
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Brain Lang 97:266-78. 2006
    ..Consistent with this prediction, we found that the decrement for lighter verbs was present in a group with agrammatic aphasia but not in a matched group without agrammatism...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint A patient registry for cognitive rehabilitation research: a strategy for balancing patients' privacy rights with researchers' need for access
    Myrna F Schwartz
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1807-14. 2005
    ..To describe a consent-based Patient Research Registry designed to improve the quality and efficiency of cognitive rehabilitation research by balancing patients' privacy rights with researchers' need for access to research participants...
  20. ncbi request reprint Power in Voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping
    Daniel Y Kimberg
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1067-80. 2007
    ..Here, we outline general considerations for voxel-based methods, characterize the use of a nonparametric permutation test adapted from functional neuroimaging, and present methods for regional power analysis in lesion studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sequencing and interleaving in routine action production
    Wilson Q Joe
    Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurocase 8:135-50. 2002
    ..The second implies that the vulnerability to sequence and other errors in this patient group is not due to defects in script memories or serial order programming...

Research Grants23

  1. PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF APHASIC SYNDROMES
    Myrna F Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research is relevant to the diagnosis of acquired disorders of language, the mapping of language functions in the human brain, and the development of theoretically motivated rehabilitation strategies. ..
  2. Psycholinguistic Anaylsis of Aphasic Syndromes
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  3. AAC Processing Support for Spoken Language in Aphasia
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is predicted that after using the CS-HH in simulated service encounters, patients will view themselves as more effective communicators than they did at the start and will be positively disposed to using this AAC device in the future. ..
  4. PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF APHASIC SYNDROMES
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research is relevant to the diagnosis of acquired disorders of language, the mapping of language functions in the human brain, and the development of theoretically motivated rehabilitation strategies. ..
  5. PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF APHASIC SYNDROMES
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research is relevant to the diagnosis of acquired disorders of language, the mapping of language functions in the human brain, and the development of theoretically motivated rehabilitation strategies. ..
  6. PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF APHASIC SYNDROMES
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research is relevant to the diagnosis of acquired disorders of language, the mapping of language functions in the human brain, and the development of theoretically motivated rehabilitation strategies. ..
  7. ORGANIZATION AND BREAKDOWN OF ROUTINE ACTION SKILLS
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The long term goal is to establish predictors of long-term outcome and new approaches to treatment for these often disabling conditions...
  8. ORGANIZATION AND BREAKDOWN OF ROUTINE ACTION SKILLS
    Myrna Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....