Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht

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Publications

  1. pmc Selective impairment of cognitive empathy for moral judgment in adults with high functioning autism
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    INECO, Pacheco de Melo 1854, Buenos Aires 1126, Argentina
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:780-8. 2013
  2. pmc Empathy in clinical practice: how individual dispositions, gender, and experience moderate empathic concern, burnout, and emotional distress in physicians
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 8:e61526. 2013
  3. pmc Low levels of empathic concern predict utilitarian moral judgment
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 8:e60418. 2013
  4. doi Decision making cognition in primary progressive aphasia
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behav Neurol 25:45-52. 2012
  5. pmc Intelligence and executive functions in frontotemporal dementia
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neuropsychologia 51:725-30. 2013
  6. doi Decision-making in frontotemporal dementia: clinical, theoretical and legal implications
    Facundo Manes
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina fmanes ineco org ar
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 32:11-7. 2011
  7. doi The Spanish version of the Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination - Revised (ACE-R) in subcortical ischemic vascular dementia
    Catalina Raimondi
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Neurol Sci 322:228-31. 2012
  8. doi The role of social cognition in moral judgment in frontotemporal dementia
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Soc Neurosci 6:113-22. 2011
  9. doi The role of Area 10 (BA10) in human multitasking and in social cognition: a lesion study
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neuropsychologia 49:3525-31. 2011
  10. doi Deficits in tasks of executive functioning that mimic real-life scenarios in bipolar disorder
    Teresa Torralva
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Bipolar Disord 14:118-25. 2012

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  1. pmc Selective impairment of cognitive empathy for moral judgment in adults with high functioning autism
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    INECO, Pacheco de Melo 1854, Buenos Aires 1126, Argentina
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:780-8. 2013
    ..We conclude that greater prevalence of utilitarianism in HFA/AS is associated with difficulties in specific aspects of social cognition. ..
  2. pmc Empathy in clinical practice: how individual dispositions, gender, and experience moderate empathic concern, burnout, and emotional distress in physicians
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 8:e61526. 2013
    ..On the contrary, the ability to engage in self-other awareness and regulate one's emotions and the tendency to help others, seem to contribute to the sense of compassion that comes from assisting patients in clinical practice...
  3. pmc Low levels of empathic concern predict utilitarian moral judgment
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 8:e60418. 2013
    ..Utilitarian participants showed significantly reduced empathic concern on an independent empathy measure. These findings therefore reveal diminished empathic concern in utilitarian moral judges...
  4. doi Decision making cognition in primary progressive aphasia
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behav Neurol 25:45-52. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Intelligence and executive functions in frontotemporal dementia
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neuropsychologia 51:725-30. 2013
    ..The results suggest a relatively selective cognitive deficit at mild stages of the disease, followed by more widespread cognitive decline well predicted by g...
  6. doi Decision-making in frontotemporal dementia: clinical, theoretical and legal implications
    Facundo Manes
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina fmanes ineco org ar
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 32:11-7. 2011
    ..In this study, we investigated decision-making cognition in a group of patients with an early bvFTD diagnosis whose standard neuropsychological performance was within normal range for all variables...
  7. doi The Spanish version of the Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination - Revised (ACE-R) in subcortical ischemic vascular dementia
    Catalina Raimondi
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Neurol Sci 322:228-31. 2012
    ....
  8. doi The role of social cognition in moral judgment in frontotemporal dementia
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Soc Neurosci 6:113-22. 2011
    ..This study reveals that altered dilemmatic judgment may be related to impaired affective ToM, which has important clinical and theoretical implications...
  9. doi The role of Area 10 (BA10) in human multitasking and in social cognition: a lesion study
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neuropsychologia 49:3525-31. 2011
    ..These findings stress the potential pivotal role of BA10 in higher order cognitive functions...
  10. doi Deficits in tasks of executive functioning that mimic real-life scenarios in bipolar disorder
    Teresa Torralva
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Bipolar Disord 14:118-25. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, some studies suggest that at least a subgroup of euthymic patients demonstrates intact executive functioning in classic neuropsychological tests, which could be due to the lack of real-life, or ecological validity...
  11. doi The overlap of symptomatic dimensions between frontotemporal dementia and several psychiatric disorders that appear in late adulthood
    Mariangeles Pose
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int Rev Psychiatry 25:159-67. 2013
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  12. doi Impaired theory of mind but intact decision-making in Asperger syndrome: implications for the relationship between these cognitive domains
    Teresa Torralva
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Psychiatry Res 205:282-4. 2013
    ..Here, we show that the AS group (n=25) exhibited deficits on a complex TOM task, yet were unimpaired in a decision-making test. No association was found between these two domains...
  13. doi Verbal Fluency as a Rapid Screening Test for Cognitive Impairment in Early Parkinson's Disease
    Teresa Torralva
    From the Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina TT, TL, SB, Eg, DB, AC, AI, FM, og, MR Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina TT, AC, AI, FM, og, MR UDP INECO Foundation Core on Neuroscience UIFCoN, Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile TT, SB, AI, MR the National Scientific and Technical Research Council CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina AI, MR Universidad Autónoma del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia AI and the Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Australian Research Council ACR, Sydney, Australia AI
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 27:244-7. 2015
    ..In the present study, its utility in the detection of executive deficits in patients with early Parkinson's disease is demonstrated. ..
  14. doi Cognitive but not affective theory of mind deficits in mild relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Buenos Aires, Argentina Institute of Neuroscience, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina UDP INECO Foundation Core on Neuroscience UIFCoN, Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cogn Behav Neurol 27:25-30. 2014
    ..We analyzed the relationship of ToM to executive function, depression, and fatigue...
  15. doi Impact of executive dysfunction on verbal memory performance in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina Institute of Neurosciences Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Alzheimers Dis 23:79-85. 2011
    ..Such advantage seems to be strongly associated with executive performance...
  16. doi Comparing the clinical usefulness of the Institute of Cognitive Neurology (INECO) Frontal Screening (IFS) and the Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB) in frontotemporal dementia
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:997-1004. 2011
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  17. doi A neuropsychological battery to detect specific executive and social cognitive impairments in early frontotemporal dementia
    Teresa Torralva
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Castex 3293 1425, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Brain 132:1299-309. 2009
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  18. doi Decision-making cognition in neurodegenerative diseases
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Favaloro University, Castex 3293 1425, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Nat Rev Neurol 6:611-23. 2010
    ..We then examine the main findings from studies of decision-making in these neurodegenerative diseases. Finally, we suggest a number of recommendations that future studies could adopt to aid our understanding of decision-making cognition...
  19. doi Neuropsychological functioning in adult bipolar disorder and ADHD patients: a comparative study
    Teresa Torralva
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Psychiatry Res 186:261-6. 2011
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  20. doi Impairments in social cognition in early medicated and unmedicated Parkinson disease
    Maria Roca
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cogn Behav Neurol 23:152-8. 2010
    ..Earlier studies in individuals with Parkinson disease (PD) have shown ToM deficits in the more advanced stages of the disease. There is currently no evidence of social cognition deficits in patients in the early stages of PD...
  21. doi "Ecological" and highly demanding executive tasks detect real-life deficits in high-functioning adult ADHD patients
    Teresa Torralva
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Atten Disord 17:11-9. 2013
    ..The authors assessed a group of high cognitive functioning adult ADHD participants on "ecological" and "highly demanding" executive tasks...
  22. doi Utility of an abbreviated version of the executive and social cognition battery in the detection of executive deficits in early behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia patients
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:687-94. 2010
    ..We suggest that, in clinical settings where tools, time, or human resources are scarce, this abbreviated ESCB may be useful in the detection of subtle yet impairing executive impairments of patients with bvFTD...
  23. doi The face and its emotion: right N170 deficits in structural processing and early emotional discrimination in schizophrenic patients and relatives
    Agustin Ibanez
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Psychiatry Res 195:18-26. 2012
    ..Finally, these findings lend support to the notion that cortical markers of facial discrimination can be validly considered as vulnerability markers...
  24. doi Assessment of functional impairment in dementia with the Spanish version of the Activities of Daily Living Questionnaire
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 28:380-8. 2009
    ..The present study sought to determine the usefulness of the Spanish version of the ADLQ (ADLQ-SV) for assessing functional impairment in different types of dementia...
  25. doi Executive function improvement in normal pressure hydrocephalus following shunt surgery
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behav Neurol 21:181-5. 2009
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  26. doi Cognitive rehabilitation in posterior cortical atrophy
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 20:528-40. 2010
    ..Cognitive rehabilitation may temporarily improve functioning in patients with posterior cortical atrophy...
  27. pmc Role of brain infarcts in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia: Clinicopathological characterization in the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center database
    Teresa Torralva
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina UDP INECO Foundation Core on Neuroscience UIFCoN, Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile Institute of Neurosciences, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina Australian Research Council ACR, Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Sydney, Australia
    Neurobiol Aging 36:2861-8. 2015
    ..Coexisting cerebrovascular disease should not preclude the diagnosis of bvFTD...
  28. doi The utility of IFS (INECO Frontal Screening) for the detection of executive dysfunction in adults with bipolar disorder and ADHD
    Sandra Baez
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina Institute of Neuroscience, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina National Scientific and Technical Research Council CONICET, Argentina UDP INECO Foundation Core on Neuroscience UIFCoN, Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile
    Psychiatry Res 216:269-76. 2014
    ..The IFS discriminated between controls and each patient group more reliably than other executive functions measures. Our results suggest that this tool could be a useful instrument to assess executive functions in BD and ADHD patients. ..
  29. doi How much do physicians in Latin America know about behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia?
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Pacheco de Melo 1860, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1126
    J Mol Neurosci 45:609-17. 2011
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  30. doi Argentina's early contributions to the understanding of frontotemporal lobar degeneration
    Joaquin Barutta
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cortex 47:621-7. 2011
    ..These authors remain largely unknown despite the fact that their contributions were fundamental in kindling interest in behavioral neurology in Latin America, which continues to this day...
  31. doi Frontotemporal dementia presenting as pathological gambling
    Facundo F Manes
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Favaloro University, Castex 3293 1425, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Nat Rev Neurol 6:347-52. 2010
    ..MRI scans showed frontal lobe atrophy, which was consistent with findings on hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime single photon emission CT (HMPAO-SPECT)...
  32. doi Differential Cognitive and Affective Theory of Mind Abilities at Mild and Moderate Stages of Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia
    Teresa Torralva
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina UDP INECO Foundation Core on Neuroscience, Diego Portales University UDP, Santiago, Chile Institute of Neurosciences, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia Department of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina National Scientific and Technical Research Council CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cogn Behav Neurol 28:63-70. 2015
    ..To study the affective and cognitive components of theory of mind (ToM) performance in patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD), focusing on differential impairment at mild and moderate disease stages...
  33. doi Clinical effects of insular damage in humans
    Agustin Ibanez
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Castex 3293 CP 1425, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Brain Struct Funct 214:397-410. 2010
    ..Methodological issues are discussed with attention paid to lesion etiology, and lesions involving adjacent areas to the insular cortex...
  34. doi INECO Frontal Screening (IFS): a brief, sensitive, and specific tool to assess executive functions in dementia
    Teresa Torralva
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:777-86. 2009
    ..IFS is a brief, sensitive, and specific tool for the detection of executive dysfunction associated with neurodegenerative diseases. The IFS may be helpful in the differential diagnosis of FTD and AD...
  35. doi Improvement in executive function after unilateral carotid artery stenting for severe asymptomatic stenosis
    Oscar A Mendiz
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Favaloro University Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Neurosurg 116:179-84. 2012
    ..The object of this study was to assess the effect of CAS on cognitive status, with special interest on executive functions, among patients with severe asymptomatic internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis...
  36. doi Neurodynamics of mind: the arrow illusion of conscious intentionality as downward causation
    Joaquin Barutta
    Laboratory of Epistemology and History of Medicine LEPHIM, Instituto Universitario del Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Integr Psychol Behav Sci 44:127-43. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, the inconsistencies of this argument are shown, and a contextual and pragmatic explanation of the downward causation of consciousness is given...