L F Scinto

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Focal pathology in the Edinger-Westphal nucleus explains pupillary hypersensitivity in Alzheimer's disease
    L F Scinto
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02138, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 97:557-64. 1999
  2. pmc Disruption of attention to novel events after frontal lobe injury in humans
    K R Daffner
    Brigham Behavioral Neurology Group, Laboratory of Higher Cortical Functions, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:18-24. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint The central role of the prefrontal cortex in directing attention to novel events
    K R Daffner
    Brigham Behavioral Neurology Group and Laboratory of Higher Cortical Functions, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Brain 123:927-39. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint An electrophysiological index of stimulus unfamiliarity
    K R Daffner
    Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:737-47. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Selective cell loss in Edinger-Westphal in asymptomatic elders and Alzheimer's patients
    L F Scinto
    Department of Neurology, Laboratory of Higher Cortical Functions, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 22:729-36. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology underlying diminished attention to novel events in patients with early AD
    K R Daffner
    Brigham Behavioral Neurology Group and Laboratory of Higher Cortical Functions, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 56:1377-83. 2001

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Focal pathology in the Edinger-Westphal nucleus explains pupillary hypersensitivity in Alzheimer's disease
    L F Scinto
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02138, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 97:557-64. 1999
    ..In contrast, the adjacent somatic portion of the oculomotor complex was virtually spared of pathology. Early pathology in the EW is likely to initiate a cascade of events that may give rise to pupillary hypersensitivity...
  2. pmc Disruption of attention to novel events after frontal lobe injury in humans
    K R Daffner
    Brigham Behavioral Neurology Group, Laboratory of Higher Cortical Functions, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:18-24. 2000
    ..To investigate whether frontal lobe damage in humans disrupts the natural tendency to preferentially attend to novel visual events in the environment...
  3. ncbi request reprint The central role of the prefrontal cortex in directing attention to novel events
    K R Daffner
    Brigham Behavioral Neurology Group and Laboratory of Higher Cortical Functions, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Brain 123:927-39. 2000
    ..The disruption of these processes is likely to contribute to the apathy observed in patients after injury to the frontal lobes...
  4. ncbi request reprint An electrophysiological index of stimulus unfamiliarity
    K R Daffner
    Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:737-47. 2000
    ..The novelty P3 is particularly sensitive to deviation from immediate context. In contrast, the novelty N2 is sensitive to deviation from long-term context that renders a stimulus unfamiliar and difficult to encode...
  5. ncbi request reprint Selective cell loss in Edinger-Westphal in asymptomatic elders and Alzheimer's patients
    L F Scinto
    Department of Neurology, Laboratory of Higher Cortical Functions, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 22:729-36. 2001
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  6. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology underlying diminished attention to novel events in patients with early AD
    K R Daffner
    Brigham Behavioral Neurology Group and Laboratory of Higher Cortical Functions, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 56:1377-83. 2001
    ..Patients with mild to moderate AD often are apathetic and fail to attend to novel aspects of their environment...