David I Leitman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Theory of Mind (ToM) and counterfactuality deficits in schizophrenia: misperception or misinterpretation?
    David I Leitman
    Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1075-83. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Not pitch perfect: sensory contributions to affective communication impairment in schizophrenia
    David I Leitman
    Department of Psychiatry Neuropsychiatry Program, Brain Behavior Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:611-8. 2011
  3. pmc Ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and the effects of task demand context on facial affect appraisal in schizophrenia
    David I Leitman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:66-73. 2011
  4. pmc Abnormal superior temporal connectivity during fear perception in schizophrenia
    David I Leitman
    Department of Psychiatry Neuropsychiatry Program, Brain Behavior Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:673-8. 2008
  5. pmc "It's Not What You Say, But How You Say it": A Reciprocal Temporo-frontal Network for Affective Prosody
    David I Leitman
    Department of Psychiatry Neuropsychiatry Program, Brain Behavior Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 4:19. 2010
  6. pmc Preliminary Evidence of Pre-Attentive Distinctions of Frequency-Modulated Tones that Convey Affect
    David I Leitman
    Neuropsychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:96. 2011
  7. pmc Mismatch negativity to tonal contours suggests preattentive perception of prosodic content
    David I Leitman
    Neuropsychiatry Program Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 10th Floor Gates Bldg, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 3:284-91. 2009
  8. pmc Social cognition in schizophrenia
    Michael F Green
    University of California, Los Angeles, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 300 Medical Plaza, Room 2263, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6968, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:670-2. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The neural substrates of impaired prosodic detection in schizophrenia and its sensorial antecedents
    David I Leitman
    Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:474-82. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Sensory contributions to impaired prosodic processing in schizophrenia
    David I Leitman
    Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:56-61. 2005

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Theory of Mind (ToM) and counterfactuality deficits in schizophrenia: misperception or misinterpretation?
    David I Leitman
    Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1075-83. 2006
    ..Sarcastic detection ability has not previously been studied in schizophrenia, although patients have been shown to have deficits in ability to decode emotional information from speech ('affective prosody')...
  2. doi request reprint Not pitch perfect: sensory contributions to affective communication impairment in schizophrenia
    David I Leitman
    Department of Psychiatry Neuropsychiatry Program, Brain Behavior Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:611-8. 2011
    ..The neural correlates of this dysfunction are unclear. Prior study has suggested that schizophrenia vocal affect perception deficits stem from an inability to use acoustic cues, notably pitch, in decoding emotion...
  3. pmc Ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and the effects of task demand context on facial affect appraisal in schizophrenia
    David I Leitman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:66-73. 2011
    ..In schizophrenia, reduced modulation of OFC/VLPFC by context coupled with reduced behavioural efficiency suggests impaired ventral prefrontal control mechanisms that optimize affective appraisal...
  4. pmc Abnormal superior temporal connectivity during fear perception in schizophrenia
    David I Leitman
    Department of Psychiatry Neuropsychiatry Program, Brain Behavior Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:673-8. 2008
    ..Such abnormal integration may disrupt the evaluation of threat within fronto-cortical regions...
  5. pmc "It's Not What You Say, But How You Say it": A Reciprocal Temporo-frontal Network for Affective Prosody
    David I Leitman
    Department of Psychiatry Neuropsychiatry Program, Brain Behavior Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 4:19. 2010
    ..Auditory regions may thus integrate acoustic information with amygdala input to form emotion-specific representations, which are evaluated within inferior frontal regions...
  6. pmc Preliminary Evidence of Pre-Attentive Distinctions of Frequency-Modulated Tones that Convey Affect
    David I Leitman
    Neuropsychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:96. 2011
    ..MMNs to FM tones that differentiate affect suggests that these abstractions may be sufficient to characterize prosodic distinctions, and that these distinctions can be represented in pre-attentive auditory sensory memory...
  7. pmc Mismatch negativity to tonal contours suggests preattentive perception of prosodic content
    David I Leitman
    Neuropsychiatry Program Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 10th Floor Gates Bldg, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 3:284-91. 2009
    ..These MMNs demonstrate that pitch contour abstractions reflecting interrogative/ declarative distinctions can be represented in preattentive auditory sensory memory...
  8. pmc Social cognition in schizophrenia
    Michael F Green
    University of California, Los Angeles, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 300 Medical Plaza, Room 2263, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6968, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:670-2. 2008
    ..The articles in this theme summarize data-based studies that have attempted to build or strengthen such bridges to better understand the neural bases of social cognitive impairment in schizophrenia...
  9. ncbi request reprint The neural substrates of impaired prosodic detection in schizophrenia and its sensorial antecedents
    David I Leitman
    Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:474-82. 2007
    ..This study examined neural substrates of prosodic dysfunction in schizophrenia with voxelwise analysis of diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sensory contributions to impaired prosodic processing in schizophrenia
    David I Leitman
    Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:56-61. 2005
    ..Within the auditory domain, patients show difficulty in interpreting vocal emotional cues based on intonation (prosody). The relationship of these symptoms to deficits in basic sensory processing has not been previously evaluated...