Katherine L Possin

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Dissociable executive functions in behavioral variant frontotemporal and Alzheimer dementias
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Neurology, Memory and Aging Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Neurology 80:2180-5. 2013
  2. pmc The frontal-anatomic specificity of design fluency repetitions and their diagnostic relevance for behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1207, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:834-44. 2012
  3. pmc Visual spatial cognition in neurodegenerative disease
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurocase 16:466-87. 2010
  4. pmc Distinct neuroanatomical substrates and cognitive mechanisms of figure copy performance in Alzheimer's disease and behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia
    Katherine L Possin
    University of California, 350 Parnassus Ste 905, San Francisco, CA 94143 1207, United States
    Neuropsychologia 49:43-8. 2011
  5. pmc Spatial and object working memory deficits in Parkinson's disease are due to impairment in different underlying processes
    Katherine L Possin
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:585-95. 2008
  6. pmc Space-based but not object-based inhibition of return is impaired in Parkinson's disease
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, United States
    Neuropsychologia 47:1694-700. 2009
  7. pmc Rule violation errors are associated with right lateral prefrontal cortex atrophy in neurodegenerative disease
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:354-64. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The ubiquity of memory retrieval deficits in patients with frontal-striatal dysfunction
    Vanessa S Zizak
    University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 18:198-205. 2005
  9. pmc Atrophy in two attention networks is associated with performance on a Flanker task in neurodegenerative disease
    Tracy L Luks
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:165-70. 2010
  10. pmc Gray matter correlates of set-shifting among neurodegenerative disease, mild cognitive impairment, and healthy older adults
    Judy Pa
    Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Dept of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:640-50. 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Dissociable executive functions in behavioral variant frontotemporal and Alzheimer dementias
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Neurology, Memory and Aging Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Neurology 80:2180-5. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine which aspects of executive functions are most affected in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) and best differentiate this syndrome from Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  2. pmc The frontal-anatomic specificity of design fluency repetitions and their diagnostic relevance for behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1207, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:834-44. 2012
    ..These results highlight the frontal-anatomic specificity of design fluency repetitions. In addition, the results indicate that the propensity to make these errors supports the diagnosis of bvFTD. (JINS, 2012, 18, 1-11)...
  3. pmc Visual spatial cognition in neurodegenerative disease
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurocase 16:466-87. 2010
    ..Visual spatial cognition will be organized primarily according to the following schemes: bottom-up/top-down processing, dorsal/ventral stream processing, and egocentric/allocentric frames of reference...
  4. pmc Distinct neuroanatomical substrates and cognitive mechanisms of figure copy performance in Alzheimer's disease and behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia
    Katherine L Possin
    University of California, 350 Parnassus Ste 905, San Francisco, CA 94143 1207, United States
    Neuropsychologia 49:43-8. 2011
    ..Alternative methods of visual spatial assessment for dementia evaluations are proposed...
  5. pmc Spatial and object working memory deficits in Parkinson's disease are due to impairment in different underlying processes
    Katherine L Possin
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:585-95. 2008
    ..These results suggest that deficits in working memory for spatial and object information are mediated by distinct cognitive processes in nondemented patients with PD and may differ in their pathophysiological basis...
  6. pmc Space-based but not object-based inhibition of return is impaired in Parkinson's disease
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, United States
    Neuropsychologia 47:1694-700. 2009
    ..This dissociation supports the view that space-based and object-based components of attention involve distinct neurocognitive processes...
  7. pmc Rule violation errors are associated with right lateral prefrontal cortex atrophy in neurodegenerative disease
    Katherine L Possin
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:354-64. 2009
    ..These data underscore the importance of right lateral PFC in behavioral monitoring and highlight the potential of RV error assessment for identifying patients with damage to this region...
  8. ncbi request reprint The ubiquity of memory retrieval deficits in patients with frontal-striatal dysfunction
    Vanessa S Zizak
    University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 18:198-205. 2005
    ..In this study, we examined the ubiquity of this "retrieval deficit" profile in a relatively large sample of patients with Parkinson disease (PD) or Huntington disease (HD)...
  9. pmc Atrophy in two attention networks is associated with performance on a Flanker task in neurodegenerative disease
    Tracy L Luks
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:165-70. 2010
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  10. pmc Gray matter correlates of set-shifting among neurodegenerative disease, mild cognitive impairment, and healthy older adults
    Judy Pa
    Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Dept of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:640-50. 2010
    ..Overall, these findings highlight the neuroanatomical correlates of set-shifting and the importance of controlling for component processes when investigating complex cognitive tasks...
  11. pmc Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 is associated with disease-specific effects on brain atrophy in Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia
    Federica Agosta
    Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 905, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:2018-22. 2009
    ..The atrophy patterns in epsilon4 carriers may indicate that they are at greater risk for clinical progression...
  12. pmc White matter atrophy in Alzheimer's disease variants
    Raffaella Migliaccio
    Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:S78-87.e1-2. 2012
    ..Severe hemispheric gray matter (GM) atrophy associated with EOAD, lv-PPA, and PCA has been described, but regional patterns of white matter (WM) damage are still poorly understood...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is a perseveration a perseveration? An evaluation of cognitive error types in patients with subcortical pathology
    Katherine L Possin
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:953-66. 2005
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  14. doi request reprint NIH EXAMINER: conceptualization and development of an executive function battery
    Joel H Kramer
    1 Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 20:11-9. 2014
    ..We describe battery conceptualization and development, data collection, scale construction based on item response theory, and lay the foundation for studying the battery's utility and validity for specific assessment and research goals...
  15. pmc The early neuropsychological and behavioral characteristics of frontotemporal dementia
    Dana Wittenberg
    Memory and Aging Center, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 18:91-102. 2008
    ..As this review underscores, frontotemporal dementia remains a powerful model for studying brain-behavior relationships...
  16. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of frontotemporal dementia provide insights into orbitofrontal cortex function and social behavior
    Indre V Viskontas
    Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 1207, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1121:528-45. 2007
    ..Here, we review the behavioral and neuropsychological changes that accompany OFC atrophy in FTD and argue that phylogenetically new neurons found in this region, called von Economo neurons, are selectively vulnerable in FTD...
  17. doi request reprint Regional alterations of brain microstructure in Parkinson's disease using diffusion tensor imaging
    Wang Zhan
    Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, Center of Imaging for Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Mov Disord 27:90-7. 2012
    ..Our data suggest that microstructural alterations detected with diffusion tensor might serve as a potential biomarker for PD...
  18. doi request reprint Executive functions in premanifest Huntington's disease
    S Christine You
    Department of Neurology, Memory and Aging Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Mov Disord 29:405-9. 2014
    ..We investigated the viability of psychometrically robust executive function measures as markers for premanifest Huntington's disease (HD)...
  19. doi request reprint Ecological validity and neuroanatomical correlates of the NIH EXAMINER executive composite score
    Katherine L Possin
    1 Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 20:20-8. 2014
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that the Executive Composite measures important aspects of executive function not captured by standard measures and reflects the integrity of frontal systems...
  20. doi request reprint Rivastigmine is associated with restoration of left frontal brain activity in Parkinson's disease
    Katherine L Possin
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Neurology, San Francisco, California, USA
    Mov Disord 28:1384-90. 2013
    ..PD patients with cognitive impairment show numerous regions of decreased spontaneous brain function compared with controls, and rivastigmine is associated with performance-related normalization in the left frontal cortex function...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lack of impairment in patients with Parkinson's disease on an object-based negative priming task
    Katherine L Possin
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 102:219-30. 2006
    ..These results suggest that certain object-based attentional processes may not be impaired in patients with Parkinson's disease...