- The relation between instrumental musical activity and cognitive agingBrenda Hanna-Pladdy
Landon Center on Aging, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas, USA
Neuropsychology 25:378-86. 2011..In an attempt to identify modifiable lifestyle factors that may potentially enhance successful aging, we evaluated the association between musical instrumental participation and cognitive aging...
- Age-related deficits in auditory confrontation namingBrenda Hanna-Pladdy
Landon Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
Psychol Aging 25:691-6. 2010..These findings support age-related deficits in object action naming and suggest that auditory confrontation naming may be more sensitive than visual naming...
- Dopaminergic modulation of the planning phase of skill acquisition in Parkinson's diseaseBrenda Hanna-Pladdy
Landon Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
Neurocase 16:182-90. 2010..Dopamine treatment, however, only improved the speed of figure completion on the complex task, suggesting that dopamine is important in action planning...