Brita Elvevåg

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Continuous performance test and schizophrenia: a test of stimulus-response compatibility, working memory, response readiness, or none of the above?
    B Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:772-80. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Category content and structure in schizophrenia: an evaluation using the instantiation principle
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:371-80. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of tone duration, line length, and letter position: an experimental approach to timing and working memory deficits in schizophrenia
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Rm 4S235, Building 10, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:509-21. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Lack of false recognition in schizophrenia: a consequence of poor memory?
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 4S235, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:546-54. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Autobiographical memory in schizophrenia: an examination of the distribution of memories
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Neuropsychology 17:402-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Scaling and clustering in the study of semantic disruptions in patients with schizophrenia: a re-evaluation
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 4S235, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Schizophr Res 63:237-46. 2003
  7. pmc Habitual prospective memory in schizophrenia
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH NIH, Bldg, 10, RM, 4S235, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 3:9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Probed recall for serial order deficits in short-term memory in schizophrenic patients
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, Room 4S235, MSC 1379, Building 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Schizophr Res 59:127-35. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The phonological similarity effect in short-term memory serial recall in schizophrenia
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 4S235 MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Psychiatry Res 112:77-81. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of verbal fluency tasks in schizophrenic patients and normal controls
    B Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institutes of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Room 4S235, MSC 1379, Building 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Schizophr Res 51:119-26. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Continuous performance test and schizophrenia: a test of stimulus-response compatibility, working memory, response readiness, or none of the above?
    B Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:772-80. 2000
    ..The authors administered variations of two types of cognitive tasks to patients with schizophrenia (N=20) and normal comparison subjects (N=30) to test four possible cognitive mechanisms that might account for such abnormalities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Category content and structure in schizophrenia: an evaluation using the instantiation principle
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:371-80. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the authors suggest that the content and organization of categories in patients with schizophrenia is similar to that in healthy control participants...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of tone duration, line length, and letter position: an experimental approach to timing and working memory deficits in schizophrenia
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Rm 4S235, Building 10, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:509-21. 2004
    ..These findings do not support the notion of a global impairment in absolute identification in schizophrenia. However, the authors suggest that some aspect of temporal information processing is indeed disturbed in schizophrenia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lack of false recognition in schizophrenia: a consequence of poor memory?
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 4S235, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:546-54. 2004
    ..We conclude that despite poor memory, patients with schizophrenia are not especially susceptible to interference from previous tasks and are not particularly prone to false recollections...
  5. ncbi request reprint Autobiographical memory in schizophrenia: an examination of the distribution of memories
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Neuropsychology 17:402-9. 2003
    ..It was concluded that patients' paucity of memories generated from the recent decade reflects encoding or acquisition problems, which may be associated with the illness period...
  6. ncbi request reprint Scaling and clustering in the study of semantic disruptions in patients with schizophrenia: a re-evaluation
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 4S235, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Schizophr Res 63:237-46. 2003
    ..However, our results demonstrate that because of severe statistical restrictions and requirements associated with some scaling and clustering techniques, these methods may not be as useful in this enterprise as previously thought...
  7. pmc Habitual prospective memory in schizophrenia
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH NIH, Bldg, 10, RM, 4S235, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 3:9. 2003
    ..e., thinking about taking the medicine) from actions (i.e., actually taking the medicine)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Probed recall for serial order deficits in short-term memory in schizophrenic patients
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, Room 4S235, MSC 1379, Building 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Schizophr Res 59:127-35. 2003
    ..If this is the case, we predicted that the group difference in the terminal positions could be eliminated through the use of a probed recall paradigm...
  9. ncbi request reprint The phonological similarity effect in short-term memory serial recall in schizophrenia
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 4S235 MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Psychiatry Res 112:77-81. 2002
    ..e. order) errors with phonologically similar lists of items. We conclude that patients with schizophrenia employ recall strategies for phonologically similar items in short-term memory that are equivalent to those of healthy controls...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of verbal fluency tasks in schizophrenic patients and normal controls
    B Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institutes of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Room 4S235, MSC 1379, Building 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Schizophr Res 51:119-26. 2001
    ..Our data revealed the presence of impairment in semantic and letter fluency tasks in schizophrenic patients consistent with previous reports, and also that patients were differentially impaired on semantic categories...
  11. ncbi request reprint Short-term memory for serial order in schizophrenia: a detailed examination of error types
    B Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Neuropsychology 15:128-35. 2001
    ..Schizophrenic patients' limited short-term memory span may be due to greater forgetting during recall and not to a selective deficit in the mechanisms responsible for maintaining serial order information...
  12. ncbi request reprint Paired-associate learning and memory interference in schizophrenia
    B Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, Room 4S235 MSC 1379, Building 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuropsychologia 38:1565-75. 2000
    ..We suggest that the susceptibility to these interference effects in patients with schizophrenia is not a specific problem in cognition, but rather one that is confounded by general memory problems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive control and semantics in schizophrenia: an integrated approach
    Jessica R Cohen
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institutes of Mental Health NIH, Bldg 10 Rm 4S235, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1969-71. 2005
    ..The authors tested whether decisions about incongruencies in the representation and processing of semantic knowledge, thought to be related to cognitive control, are selectively impaired in schizophrenia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differentiating allocation of resources and conflict detection within attentional control processing
    Giuseppe Blasi
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MA, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 25:594-602. 2007
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  15. pmc Cognitive factor structure and invariance in people with schizophrenia, their unaffected siblings, and controls
    Dwight Dickinson
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:1157-67. 2011
    ..Furthermore, we tested the hypothesis that cognitive performance in schizophrenia is more generalized across domains than among siblings and controls...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dynamic cortical involvement in implicit anticipation during statistical learning
    Mario Altamura
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH, Building 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy Electronic address
    Neurosci Lett 558:73-7. 2014
    ..As the task progressed, alpha ERSs in occipitotemporal regions and putamen likely reflect perceptual anticipation of the forthcoming stimuli...
  17. doi request reprint Context binding in schizophrenia: effects of clinical symptomatology and item content
    Catherine Diaz-Asper
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 159:259-70. 2008
    ..Clinical symptomatology bore no significant relationship to source memory performance...
  18. pmc Data-driven methodology illustrating mechanisms underlying word list recall: applications to clinical research
    Julia Longenecker
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuropsychology 24:625-36. 2010
    ..Therefore, we derived novel measures-independent of recall performance-to compute strategies across trials and identify whether diagnosis predicts recall strategy...
  19. pmc Quantifying incoherence in speech: an automated methodology and novel application to schizophrenia
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda MD, United States
    Schizophr Res 93:304-16. 2007
    ..In conclusion, LSA can be used to assay disordered language production so as to both complement human clinical ratings as well as experimentally parse this incoherence in a theory-driven manner...
  20. pmc A closer look at siblings of patients with schizophrenia: the association of depression history and sex with cognitive phenotypes
    Krista M Wisner
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 10 Center Drive, Bldg 10, Rm 7SE 5350, Bethesda, MD 20892 1377, USA
    Schizophr Res 126:164-73. 2011
    ..Although sex has been shown to moderate cognition in patients, this effect has not been examined in siblings. Here we elucidate how a history of depression and sex influences cognition in siblings unaffected by schizophrenia...
  21. pmc COMT Val158Met polymorphism, cognitive stability and cognitive flexibility: an experimental examination
    Elise C Rosa
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Heath National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1379, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 6:53. 2010
    ..Thus, consistent with some earlier work, we predicted that Val carriers would display poorer performance when the maintenance component was taxed, while Met carriers would be less efficient when rapid updating was required...
  22. ncbi request reprint BDNF Val66Met polymorphism significantly affects d' in verbal recognition memory at short and long delays
    Terry E Goldberg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Biol Psychol 77:20-4. 2008
    ..In sum, BDNF genotypes impacted "hits" in a recognition memory paradigm, findings consistent with the general notion that BDNF plays a prominent role in memory subprocesses thought to engage the medial temporal lobe...
  23. pmc The neuromagnetic dynamics of time perception
    Frederick W Carver
    MEG Core Facility, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42618. 2012
    ..These data expand our understanding of time perception by revealing its complex cortical spatiotemporal signature...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of catechol-O-methyltransferase val158met genotype on attentional control
    Giuseppe Blasi
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1379, USA
    J Neurosci 25:5038-45. 2005
    ..These results indicate that met allele load and presumably enhanced dopaminergic tone improve the "efficiency" of local circuit processing within the cingulate cortex and thereby its function during AC...
  25. pmc Perception of self and other in psychosis: a method for analyzing the structure of the phenomenology
    Claire Dean
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 170:128-31. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Levels of processing effects on recognition memory in patients with schizophrenia
    Brianna M Paul
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1379, Bethesda MD 20892, USA
    Schizophr Res 74:101-10. 2005
    ..It also suggests that strategies that place constraints on the encoding processes used by patients may help improve the efficiency with which they learn and remember information...
  27. doi request reprint Interactive effect of apolipoprotein e genotype and age on hippocampal activation during memory processing in healthy adults
    Lisa M Nichols
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, Genes, Cognition, and Psychosis Program, Division of Intramural Research Programs, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:804-13. 2012
    ..Consistent with differential age effects, research in transgenic mice suggests that the ϵ4 allele may particularly affect the aging process...
  28. ncbi request reprint Amygdala activation in affective priming: a magnetoencephalogram study
    Maite Garolera
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, IRPP NIMH NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Neuroreport 18:1449-53. 2007
    ..This study provides evidence for theta power changes in the amygdala and demonstrates that the analysis of brain oscillations provides a powerful tool to explore mechanisms implicated in emotional processing...
  29. pmc Handedness, heritability, neurocognition and brain asymmetry in schizophrenia
    Amy Deep-Soboslay
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Brain 133:3113-22. 2010
    ..Our data neither provide strong support for 'atypical' handedness as a schizophrenia risk-associated heritable phenotype nor that it is associated with poorer neurocognition or anomalous cerebral asymmetries...
  30. pmc Where have all the women gone?: participant gender in epidemiological and non-epidemiological research of schizophrenia
    Julia Longenecker
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, Bethesda, MD, United States
    Schizophr Res 119:240-5. 2010
    ..Thus much of our understanding of the illness and its treatment is based on research conducted disproportionately with men...
  31. pmc Meaningful confusions and confusing meanings in communication in schizophrenia
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 186:461-4. 2011
    ..We illustrate how a series of scientific images, cartoons, and prose are used by a patient to weave disparate-and objectively unrelated-concepts. The resulting prose is incoherent science...
  32. ncbi request reprint Introduction: genes, cognition and neuropsychiatry
    Brita Elvevåg
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 14:261-76. 2009
    ..This research foundation is essential if these genetic breakthroughs are to be translated to successful clinical agents...