William P Milberg
Affiliation: Boston University
- Alterations in the dynamics of semantic activation in Alzheimer's disease: evidence for the Gain/Decay hypothesis of a disorder of semantic memoryW Milberg
Geriatric Neuropsychology Laboratory, Brockton West Roxbury Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boston, MA 02132, USA
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:641-58. 1999..The implications of this hypothesis for a range of experimental and clinical phenomena are discussed, as are possible biological correlates of the hypothesized alterations in the modulation of activation...
- Summation priming in aphasia: evidence for alterations in semantic integration and activationWilliam Milberg
Geriatric Neuropsychology Laboratory, Geriatric, Research, Education and Clinical Center, Brockton West Roxbury Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Brain Cogn 51:31-47. 2003..These results suggest that aphasics differ from normals in their ability to integrate the activation derived from multiple linguistic associations and may provide an account of some of the clinical phenomenology of these patients...
- Taking the thumbs off the multidimensional scales in the debate on semantic memory and Alzheimer's disease: a comment on Storms et al. (2003)William Milberg
Geriatric Neuropsychology Laboratory, New England Geriatric, Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare Medical Center, Massachusetts 02130, USA
Neuropsychology 17:312-4; discussion 323-9. 2003..Critically, their analysis suggests that the T. Shallice and E. K. Warrington (1979) criteria widely used to operationalize the semantic memory deficit in AD be carefully scrutinized and reevaluated...
- Inter-individual variation in blood pressure is associated with regional white matter integrity in generally healthy older adultsDavid H Salat
Neuroimaging Research for Veterans Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
Neuroimage 59:181-92. 2012....
- Interindividual variation in serum cholesterol is associated with regional white matter tissue integrity in older adultsVictoria J Williams
Neuroimaging Research for Veterans Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Hum Brain Mapp 34:1826-41. 2013....
- Thickness of the human cerebral cortex is associated with metrics of cerebrovascular health in a normative sample of community dwelling older adultsElizabeth C Leritz
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
Neuroimage 54:2659-71. 2011....
- Distinct functional networks within the cerebellum and their relation to cortical systems assessed with independent component analysisVitaly I Dobromyslin
Neuroimaging Research Center for Veterans, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
Neuroimage 60:2073-85. 2012..Such information may prove crucial for understanding the cognitive and behavioral importance of the cerebellum in health and disease...
- Aging memory for pictures: using high-density event-related potentials to understand the effect of aging on the picture superiority effectBrandon A Ally
Center for Translational Cognitive Neuroscience, Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, United States
Neuropsychologia 46:679-89. 2008..The findings of this study suggest that pictures allow older adults to compensate for their impaired memorial processes, and may allow these memorial components to function more effectively in older adults...
- Implicit memory in Korsakoff's syndrome: a review of procedural learning and priming studiesScott M Hayes
Memory Disorders Research Center, VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Neuropsychol Rev 22:132-53. 2012....
- Detecting cognitive impairment in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease: the "Clock-in-the-Box" screening testLaura J Grande
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Boston VA Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:969-75. 2011..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance on the Clock-in-the-Box (CIB), a screening measure for cognitive function, relative to neuropsychological testing in an older population with cardiovascular risk...
- PTSD modifies performance on a task of affective executive control among deployed OEF/OIF veterans with mild traumatic brain injuryMelissa M Amick
Translational Research Center for Traumatic Brain Injury and Stress Disorders, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:792-801. 2013..This association was not observed in the mTBI- group. This study underscores the importance of considering the impact of a military-related mTBI and PTSD severity upon affective executive control...
- Using lexical familiarity judgments to assess verbally mediated intelligence in aphasiaElizabeth C Leritz
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
Neuropsychology 22:687-96. 2008....
- Neurovascular coupling is impaired in slow walkers: the MOBILIZE Boston StudyFarzaneh A Sorond
Department of Neurology, Stroke Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Ann Neurol 70:213-20. 2011..Our study examines the association between neurovascular coupling in the middle cerebral artery and gait speed in elderly individuals with impaired cerebral vasoreactivity...
- Cerebral blood flow regulation during cognitive tasks: effects of healthy agingFarzaneh A Sorond
Department of Neurology, Stroke Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Cortex 44:179-84. 2008..Our data suggest that there is differential blood flow increase in the ACA and PCA in young versus elderly subjects during cognitive tasks...
- Development of a unidimensional composite measure of neuropsychological functioning in older cardiac surgery patients with good measurement precisionRichard N Jones
Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, USA
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:1041-9. 2010..82). The developed measure provided a reliable, continuous measure (reliability > .90) across a broad range of performance (-1.5 SDs to +1.0 SDs) with minimal ceiling and floor effects...
- Comment on Shomstein, Kimchi, Hammer, and Behrmann (2010): a case study in methodological anosagnosia?William P Milberg
VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Atten Percept Psychophys 72:619-21; discussion 622-7. 2010..We caution that Shomstein et al.'s article does not present convincing evidence of grouping without attentional selection because they do not directly assess attentional selection in their experimental task...
- The role of homocysteine in multisystem age-related problems: a systematic reviewHsu Ko Kuo
Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1190-201. 2005..More research is needed to investigate whether lifelong homocysteine lowering can prevent the development of late-life morbidity...
- Impaired executive function is associated with delirium after coronary artery bypass graft surgeryJames L Rudolph
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 54:937-41. 2006..To determine the extent to which preoperative performance on tests of executive function and memory was associated with delirium after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
- Hemispheric asymmetries for selective attention apparent only with increased task demands in healthy participantsDenise L Evert
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
Brain Cogn 53:34-41. 2003..These results are interpreted as RH specialization in light of evidence suggesting that the RH can direct attention to a larger portion of the visual field...
- Selective impairment of frontal-executive cognitive function in african americans with cardiovascular risk factorsKenneth G Pugh
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Gerontology Division, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1439-44. 2003..To determine whether a summary cardiovascular risk score is associated with an increased risk of frontal-executive cognitive impairment...
- COGNITIVE PROCESSING IN HEMISPATIAL NEGLECTWilliam Milberg; Fiscal Year: 2004..The data should also have relevance to understanding normal operations of these processes. ..
- COGNITIVE PROCESSING IN HEMISPATIAL NEGLECTWilliam Milberg; Fiscal Year: 1993..The processing distinctions anticipated in these experiments would suggest that treatment of neglect could be successful through stimulation of the capacity of early visual processes or through the manipulation of conscious strategies...