M P Alexander

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint California Verbal Learning Test: performance by patients with focal frontal and non-frontal lesions
    M P Alexander
    Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brain 126:1493-503. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of older people and patients with frontal lesions: evidence from world list learning
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 11:387-95. 1996
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of focal anterior and posterior brain lesions on verbal fluency
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 4:265-78. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in patients with focal frontal and posterior brain damage: effects of lesion location and test structure on separable cognitive processes
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 38:388-402. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of focal and diffuse brain damage on strategy application: evidence from focal lesions, traumatic brain injury and normal aging
    B Levine
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 4:247-64. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Dissociation of attentional processes in patients with focal frontal and posterior lesions
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 37:1005-27. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Stroop performance in focal lesion patients: dissociation of processes and frontal lobe lesion location
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto, 3560 Bathurst Street, M6A 2E1, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 39:771-86. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The frontal lobes are necessary for 'theory of mind'
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Canada
    Brain 124:279-86. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The Trail Making Test: a study in focal lesion patients
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre, 3560 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    Psychol Assess 13:230-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Executive functions and the frontal lobes: a conceptual view
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Res 63:289-98. 2000

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint California Verbal Learning Test: performance by patients with focal frontal and non-frontal lesions
    M P Alexander
    Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brain 126:1493-503. 2003
    ..This study has demonstrated even finer differentiations within the frontal region than previously known...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of older people and patients with frontal lesions: evidence from world list learning
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 11:387-95. 1996
    ..These results add to the evidence that at least some of the decline in older people in tasks which measure executive or supervisory abilities is due to frontal system dysfunction...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of focal anterior and posterior brain lesions on verbal fluency
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 4:265-78. 1998
    ..Task analysis and correlations with other measures revealed that different cognitive processes related to different brain regions underlie performance on verbal fluency tests...
  4. ncbi request reprint Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in patients with focal frontal and posterior brain damage: effects of lesion location and test structure on separable cognitive processes
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 38:388-402. 2000
    ..Verbal instructions may provide a probe to improve diagnosis and prognosis, assessment of the potential efficacy of treatment, and the time frame of plasticity of specific cognitive operations...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of focal and diffuse brain damage on strategy application: evidence from focal lesions, traumatic brain injury and normal aging
    B Levine
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 4:247-64. 1998
    ..Overall, the results supported the use of unstructured tasks in the assessment of supervisory abilities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dissociation of attentional processes in patients with focal frontal and posterior lesions
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 37:1005-27. 1999
    ..INT, NP, and IOR are mediated by different brain regions and their expression can be modulated by the complexity of the selection task...
  7. ncbi request reprint Stroop performance in focal lesion patients: dissociation of processes and frontal lobe lesion location
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto, 3560 Bathurst Street, M6A 2E1, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 39:771-86. 2001
    ..The role of the anterior cingulate cortex on performance of the Stroop task is likely related to task and patient context...
  8. ncbi request reprint The frontal lobes are necessary for 'theory of mind'
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Canada
    Brain 124:279-86. 2001
    ..The former may require cognitive processes of the lateral and superior medial frontal regions, the latter affective connections of the ventral medial frontal with amygdala and other limbic regions...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Trail Making Test: a study in focal lesion patients
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre, 3560 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    Psychol Assess 13:230-9. 2001
    ..Patients with damage in dorsolateral frontal areas were most impaired. Those with inferior medial damage to the frontal lobes were not significantly affected in TMT Part B performance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Executive functions and the frontal lobes: a conceptual view
    D T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Res 63:289-98. 2000
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  11. ncbi request reprint Regional frontal injuries cause distinct impairments in cognitive control
    M P Alexander
    Behavioral Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 68:1515-23. 2007
    ..Lesions of the frontal lobes may impair the capacity of patients to control otherwise intact cognitive operations in the face of ambiguous sensory input or conflicting possible responses...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impaired concentration due to frontal lobe damage from two distinct lesion sites
    M P Alexander
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 65:572-9. 2005
    ..Some form of impairment in attention is often asserted to cause the revealed deficits...
  13. ncbi request reprint The neurological and cognitive sequelae of cardiac arrest
    C Lim
    Behavioral Neurology Unit KS 2, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 63:1774-8. 2004
    ..Although cardiac arrest (CA) is commonly cited as a cause of amnesia, patients referred to the authors' center with a diagnosis of "amnesia" after CA rarely have isolated memory deficits...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clustering and switching on verbal fluency: the effects of focal frontal- and temporal-lobe lesions
    A K Troyer
    Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Geriatric Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 36:499-504. 1998
    ..The best indices for discriminating the patient groups, therefore, were phonemic-fluency switching (impaired only with frontal lesions) and semantic-fluency clustering (impaired only with temporal-lobe lesions)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity and risk-taking behavior in focal frontal lobe lesions
    D Floden
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 46:213-23. 2008
    ..Reduced reaction to the negative consequences of one's actions may underlie this behavior pattern...
  16. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in movement representation
    S Hutchinson
    Neuroimaging Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Neuroimage 17:1720-8. 2002
    ..This study has important implications for functional imaging experiments of neurological disorders in older subjects...
  17. ncbi request reprint MEG analysis of "theory of mind" in emotional vignettes comprehension
    R Ishii
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Neurol Clin Neurophysiol 2004:28. 2004
    ..Medial frontal lobe lesions of the right frontal lobe were reported to impair this ability. The aim of our study was to locate areas of the brain associated with the process of "theory of mind" in normal subjects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chronic akinetic mutism after mesencephalic-diencephalic infarction: remediated with dopaminergic medications
    M P Alexander
    Memory Disorders Research Center, Boston University, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 15:151-6. 2001
    ..The mechanism of abulia is more complex than simply a partial dopaminergic deficiency state and may persist even when AKM is treated and frontal cognitive functions are normal...
  19. pmc Triangular backgrounds shift the bias of line bisection performance in hemispatial neglect
    M B Shulman
    Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:68-72. 2002
    ..Patients with left neglect on line bisection show normal implicit sensitivity to manipulations of both the stimulus and the visual background. Three experiments were designed to define this sensitivity more exactly...