Alfredo Ardila

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Affiliation: Florida International University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A review of conduction aphasia
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 10:499-503. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Development of metacognitive and emotional executive functions in children
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol Child 2:82-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Interaction between lexical and grammatical language systems in the brain
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA Electronic address
    Phys Life Rev 9:356-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Interaction between lexical and grammatical language systems in the brain
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    Phys Life Rev 9:198-214. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Dysexecutive agraphia: a major executive dysfunction sign
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Int J Neurosci 116:653-63. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [The origins of language: an analysis from the aphasia perspective]
    A Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, 12230 NW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33182, USA
    Rev Neurol 43:690-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Toward the development of a cross-linguistic naming test
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, HLS139 Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:297-307. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint What can be localized in the brain? Toward a "factor" theory on brain organization of cognition
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:935-69. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Normal aging increases cognitive heterogeneity: analysis of dispersion in WAIS-III scores across age
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, HLS139, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:1003-11. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Cultural values underlying psychometric cognitive testing
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 15:185-95. 2005

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint A review of conduction aphasia
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 10:499-503. 2010
    ..It is concluded that conduction aphasia remains a controversial topic not only from the theoretic point of view, but also from the understanding of its neurologic foundations...
  2. doi request reprint Development of metacognitive and emotional executive functions in children
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol Child 2:82-7. 2013
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  3. ncbi request reprint Interaction between lexical and grammatical language systems in the brain
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA Electronic address
    Phys Life Rev 9:356-8. 2012
    ..Different comments and criticisms are addressed. The complexity of the question analyzed in the target paper is emphasized and some suggestions for further research are presented...
  4. doi request reprint Interaction between lexical and grammatical language systems in the brain
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    Phys Life Rev 9:198-214. 2012
    ..Recognizing these two language dimensions can be crucial in understanding language evolution and human cognition...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dysexecutive agraphia: a major executive dysfunction sign
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Int J Neurosci 116:653-63. 2006
    ..Three illustrative cases are presented. It is finally suggested that questions regarding the ability to write should be included in dementia questionnaires and executive functioning testing...
  6. ncbi request reprint [The origins of language: an analysis from the aphasia perspective]
    A Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, 12230 NW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33182, USA
    Rev Neurol 43:690-8. 2006
    ..AIM. To relate our current knowledge about the origins of language with the language pathology found in the case of brain injuries (aphasia)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Toward the development of a cross-linguistic naming test
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, HLS139 Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:297-307. 2007
    ..Word frequency can be used as a criterion of the level of difficulty. The next step will be to find the performance profile in different language pathologies, as well as the decline pattern in cases of dementia...
  8. ncbi request reprint What can be localized in the brain? Toward a "factor" theory on brain organization of cognition
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:935-69. 2007
    ..Theoretically, the impairment in any of these factors could be responsible for some specific neuropsychological syndromes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Normal aging increases cognitive heterogeneity: analysis of dispersion in WAIS-III scores across age
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, HLS139, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:1003-11. 2007
    ..In other abilities (e.g., visuoconstructive abilities and fund of general information), normal aging is associated with a more homogenous pattern of decline...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cultural values underlying psychometric cognitive testing
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 15:185-95. 2005
    ..A special analysis regarding the function of instruction in cognitive tests is also presented emphasizing that test instruction interpretation is also culture-dependent. Some potential avenues of research are finally proposed...
  11. doi request reprint On the evolutionary origins of executive functions
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Brain Cogn 68:92-9. 2008
    ..The second executive function ability (emotional/motivational) probably is the result of a biological evolution shared by other primates...
  12. doi request reprint Patterns of stuttering in a Spanish/English bilingual: A case report
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
    Clin Linguist Phon 25:23-36. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Illiteracy: the neuropsychology of cognition without reading
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:689-712. 2010
    ..The analysis of the impact of illiteracy on neuropsychological test performance represents a crucial approach to understanding human cognition and its brain organization under normal and abnormal conditions...
  14. doi request reprint Gender differences in cognitive development
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:984-90. 2011
    ..It was concluded that gender differences during cognitive development are minimal, appear in only a small number of tests, and account for only a low percentage of the score variance...
  15. ncbi request reprint The influence of the parents' educational level on the development of executive functions
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami 33182, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 28:539-60. 2005
    ..Implications of these findings for the understanding of the influence of environmental factors on the development of executive functions are presented...
  16. ncbi request reprint Language representation and working memory with bilinguals
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, 12230 NW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33182, USA
    J Commun Disord 36:233-40. 2003
    ..It will be concluded that in addition to the "phonological system," the WM model should include a "semantic system," involving a "semantic store" and a "semantic search" process...
  17. ncbi request reprint Progressive agraphia, acalculia, and anomia: a single case report
    Alfredo Ardila
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33182, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 10:205-14. 2003
    ..Changes in calligraphy were noted. This case clearly illustrates the progression of focal cognitive defects over time and the spread of abnormalities to other domains...
  18. doi request reprint The role of the arcuate fasciculus in conduction aphasia
    Byron Bernal
    Department of Radiology Brain Institute, Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, FL, USA
    Brain 132:2309-16. 2009
    ..A new language network model is proposed, emphasizing that the AF connects posterior brain areas with Broca's area via a relay station in the premotor/motor areas...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acalculia: an fMRI study with implications with respect to brain plasticity
    Byron Bernal
    Miami Children s Hospital, Department of Radiology, Miami, Florida 33155 3009, USA
    Int J Neurosci 113:1505-23. 2003
    ..Both patient and controls showed specific task-related activation with some differences that may indicate brain plasticity, even though no significant recovery in calculations abilities was observed in the patient...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acalculia and dyscalculia
    Alfredo Ardila
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 12:179-231. 2002
    ..A model for the neuropsychological assessment of numerical abilities is proposed, and some general guidelines for the rehabilitation of calculation disturbances are presented...
  21. ncbi request reprint NEUROPSI ATTENTION AND MEMORY: a neuropsychological test battery in Spanish with norms by age and educational level
    Feggy Ostrosky-Solis
    Laboratory of Neuropsychology and Psychophysiology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico D F, Mexico
    Appl Neuropsychol 14:156-70. 2007
    ..Educational level ranged from 0 to 22 years of education. The consideration of the developmental sequence, and the effects of education, can improve the sensitivity and specificity of neuropsychological measures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Same or different? Semantic verbal fluency across Spanish-speakers from different countries
    Feggy Ostrosky-Solis
    Department of Psychology, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:367-77. 2007
    ..The differences found may be due to the variability in the administration and scoring of the tests, rather than to a cultural effect. A standardized method is proposed for the application of the test...
  23. ncbi request reprint Memory abilities in children with subtypes of dyscalculia
    Monica Rosselli
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL 33314, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 30:801-18. 2006
    ..Working memory tests (digits backwards and sentence repetition) appeared to be the best predictors of mathematical test scores and may represent a major cognitive defect in children with specific defects in mathematics...
  24. ncbi request reprint HUMANS: An English and Spanish neuropsychological test battery for assessing HIV-1-infected individuals--initial report
    Frances L Wilkie
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 11:121-33. 2004
    ..The importance of standardized neuropsychological instruments equivalent in different languages to test HIV-1-positive individuals for impairment is emphasized. Validation and reliability studies are in progress...
  25. ncbi request reprint Verbal and nonverbal fluency in Spanish-speaking children
    Esmeralda Matute
    Neuroscience Institute, University of Guadalajara, Mexico
    Dev Neuropsychol 26:647-60. 2004
    ..Significant correlations among the 4 fluency tasks ranged from.36 to.46. Results are consistent with the findings of normative studies carried out in other countries and support the cross-language validity of verbal fluency tests...
  26. ncbi request reprint A cross-linguistic comparison of verbal fluency tests
    Monica Rosselli
    Florida Atlantic University, College of Liberal Arts, Division of Psychology, 2912 College Avenue, Davie, Florida 33314, USA
    Int J Neurosci 112:759-76. 2002
    ..Animal subcategories and semantic associations were similar in both languages for all groups. Results were discussed in terms of crosslinguistic differences in the recall of alphabetical words...
  27. ncbi request reprint Stroop effect in Spanish-English bilinguals
    Monica Rosselli
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Davie 33314, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:819-27. 2002
    ..In addition, our results support the presence of both between- and within-language interference in Spanish-English bilinguals. Different conceptualization models of the structure of bilingual memory are disclosed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nongenetic factors as modifiers of the age of onset of familial Alzheimer's disease
    Silvia Mejia
    Neurosciences Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Int Psychogeriatr 15:337-49. 2003
    ..The purpose of this research was to identify environmental and personal factors that could be related to the variability in the age of onset of familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD) (36-62 years)...
  29. ncbi request reprint The impact of culture and education on non-verbal neuropsychological measurements: a critical review
    Monica Rosselli
    Department of Psychology, Charles E Schmidt College of Science, Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL 33314, USA
    Brain Cogn 52:326-33. 2003
    ..Arguments against the use of some current neuropsychological non-verbal instruments, procedures, and norms in the assessment of diverse educational and cultural groups are discussed and possible solutions to this problem are presented...