Miranka Wirth

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Publications

  1. pmc Alzheimer's disease neurodegenerative biomarkers are associated with decreased cognitive function but not β-amyloid in cognitively normal older individuals
    Miranka Wirth
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Neurosci 33:5553-63. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on behaviour and electrophysiology of language production
    Miranka Wirth
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, Bern, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 49:3989-98. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Gray matter volume differences specific to formal thought disorder in schizophrenia
    Helge Horn
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Bern, Murtenstrasse 21, Bern, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 182:183-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Structural plasticity in the language system related to increased second language proficiency
    Maria Stein
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, Bern, Switzerland
    Cortex 48:458-65. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Performance during face processing differentiates schizophrenia patients with delusional misidentifications
    Sebastian Walther
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 43:127-36. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Electrophysiological and behavioral correlates of stable automatic semantic retrieval in aging
    Matthias Grieder
    Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 50:160-71. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Correlation between Topographic N400 Anomalies and Reduced Cerebral Blood Flow in the Anterior Temporal Lobes of Patients with Dementia
    Matthias Grieder
    Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Alzheimers Dis 36:711-31. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The early context effect reflects activity in the temporo-prefrontal semantic system: evidence from electrical neuroimaging of abstract and concrete word reading
    Miranka Wirth
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Bern, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 42:423-36. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Reduced frontal activation with increasing 2nd language proficiency
    Maria Stein
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, Bolligenstrasse 111, CH 3000 Bern 60, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 47:2712-20. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Structural and metabolic changes in language areas linked to formal thought disorder
    Helge Horn
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Bolligenstrasse 111, CH 3000, Bern 60, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 194:130-8. 2009

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Publications13

  1. pmc Alzheimer's disease neurodegenerative biomarkers are associated with decreased cognitive function but not β-amyloid in cognitively normal older individuals
    Miranka Wirth
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Neurosci 33:5553-63. 2013
    ..The impact of neural integrity on cognitive functions is, however, enhanced in the presence of high Aβ burden for brain regions that are most affected in AD...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on behaviour and electrophysiology of language production
    Miranka Wirth
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, Bern, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 49:3989-98. 2011
    ..The present functional and oscillatory neural markers could detect positive effects of prefrontal A-tDCS, which could be of use in the neuro-rehabilitation of frontal language functions...
  3. doi request reprint Gray matter volume differences specific to formal thought disorder in schizophrenia
    Helge Horn
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Bern, Murtenstrasse 21, Bern, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 182:183-6. 2010
    ..The specific GM abnormalities within the left temporal lobe may help to explain language disturbances included in FTD...
  4. doi request reprint Structural plasticity in the language system related to increased second language proficiency
    Maria Stein
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, Bern, Switzerland
    Cortex 48:458-65. 2012
    ..This indicates that the individual amount of learning is reflected in brain structure changes, regardless of absolute proficiency...
  5. doi request reprint Performance during face processing differentiates schizophrenia patients with delusional misidentifications
    Sebastian Walther
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 43:127-36. 2010
    ..Two antagonistic forms of DMS are the hypoidentification (Capgras) and hyperidentification (Fregoli) syndromes. We aimed to highlight differences between these subtypes using a face recognition memory task...
  6. doi request reprint Electrophysiological and behavioral correlates of stable automatic semantic retrieval in aging
    Matthias Grieder
    Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 50:160-71. 2012
    ..The present results add new behavioral and neurophysiological evidence to earlier findings, by showing that automatic semantic retrieval remains stable in global signal strength and topographic distribution during healthy aging...
  7. doi request reprint Correlation between Topographic N400 Anomalies and Reduced Cerebral Blood Flow in the Anterior Temporal Lobes of Patients with Dementia
    Matthias Grieder
    Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Alzheimers Dis 36:711-31. 2013
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  8. doi request reprint The early context effect reflects activity in the temporo-prefrontal semantic system: evidence from electrical neuroimaging of abstract and concrete word reading
    Miranka Wirth
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Bern, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 42:423-36. 2008
    ..Taken together our findings show that the early context effect reflects activation processes in verbal semantic memory...
  9. doi request reprint Reduced frontal activation with increasing 2nd language proficiency
    Maria Stein
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, Bolligenstrasse 111, CH 3000 Bern 60, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 47:2712-20. 2009
    ..Our results demonstrate that lexico-semantic processing of first and second language converges onto similar networks as second language proficiency increases...
  10. doi request reprint Structural and metabolic changes in language areas linked to formal thought disorder
    Helge Horn
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Bolligenstrasse 111, CH 3000, Bern 60, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 194:130-8. 2009
    ..The role of the language network in the pathophysiology of formal thought disorder has yet to be elucidated...
  11. doi request reprint Semantic memory involvement in the default mode network: a functional neuroimaging study using independent component analysis
    Miranka Wirth
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, Bern, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 54:3057-66. 2011
    ..The present study further supports the hypothesis of the DMN as an internal mentation system that involves declarative memory functions...
  12. doi request reprint Theta burst TMS increases cerebral blood flow in the primary motor cortex during motor performance as assessed by arterial spin labeling (ASL)
    Ariane Orosz
    Department of Psychiatric Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Psychiatry Bern, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 61:599-605. 2012
    ..This compensatory reaction seems to be observable at the metabolic, but not at the behavioral level...
  13. doi request reprint Encoding deficit during face processing within the right fusiform face area in schizophrenia
    Sebastian Walther
    University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Bern, Bolligenstrasse 111, 3000 Bern 60, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 172:184-91. 2009
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that impaired face processing in schizophrenia is related to early-stage deficits during the encoding and recognition of faces...