Maria Roca

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive rehabilitation in posterior cortical atrophy
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 20:528-40. 2010
  2. pmc Intelligence and executive functions in frontotemporal dementia
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neuropsychologia 51:725-30. 2013
  3. doi request reprint 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
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. doi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. doi request reprint 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
  8. doi request reprint Decision making cognition in primary progressive aphasia
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behav Neurol 25:45-52. 2012
  9. doi request reprint 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
  10. doi request reprint Not always hyperactive? Elevated apathy scores in adolescents and adults with ADHD
    Fernando Torrente
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Atten Disord 15:545-56. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint 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...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint 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...
  4. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  5. doi request reprint 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...
  6. doi request reprint 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...
  7. doi request reprint 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...
  8. doi request reprint Decision making cognition in primary progressive aphasia
    Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behav Neurol 25:45-52. 2012
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  9. doi request reprint 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...
  10. doi request reprint Not always hyperactive? Elevated apathy scores in adolescents and adults with ADHD
    Fernando Torrente
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Atten Disord 15:545-56. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint 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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  12. doi request reprint 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. ..
  13. doi request reprint Motor-language coupling: direct evidence from early Parkinson's disease and intracranial cortical recordings
    Agustin Ibanez
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology and Neuroscience LPEN, Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cortex 49:968-84. 2013
    ..These results open new pathways in the fields of motor diseases, theoretical approaches to language understanding, and models of action-perception coupling...
  14. doi request reprint 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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  15. doi request reprint Executive functions in pathologic gamblers selected in an ecologic setting
    Maria Roca
    Department of Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cogn Behav Neurol 21:1-4. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint 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...
  17. doi request reprint 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 request reprint 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...
  19. doi request reprint "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...
  20. doi request reprint 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 request reprint 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...
  22. doi request reprint 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)...
  23. doi request reprint 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...
  24. doi request reprint 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...
  25. doi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint 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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  27. doi request reprint 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. ..
  28. doi request reprint "Real life" executive deficits in patients with focal vascular lesions affecting the cerebellum
    Facundo Manes
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Neurol Sci 283:95-8. 2009
    ..Moreover, it suggests that the ecological test used in this investigation might be useful for the detection of deficits in real-life executive functioning among this patient population...
  29. pmc Executive function and fluid intelligence after frontal lobe lesions
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Brain 133:234-47. 2010
    ..Understanding of frontal lobe deficits may be clarified by separating reduced fluid intelligence, important in most or all tasks, from other more specific impairments and their associated regions of damage...
  30. doi request reprint 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...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Different levels of implicit emotional recognition in posterior cortical atrophy (PCA)
    Maria Luz Gonzalez-Gadea
    a Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neurocase 21:457-64. 2015
    ..In addition, she was able to implicitly recognize the valence and intensity of arousal of these stimuli. We suggest that implicit emotional awareness may mediates explicit and psychophysiological recognition in PCA. ..
  33. doi request reprint How embodied is action language? Neurological evidence from motor diseases
    Juan F Cardona
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology and Neuroscience LPEN, Institute of Cognitive Neurology INECO, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina National Scientific and Technical Research Council CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina School of Psychology, Catholic University of Pereira UCP, Risaralda, Colombia
    Cognition 131:311-22. 2014
    ..More generally, our findings are consistent with contemporary perspectives for which action/verb processing depends on distributed brain networks supporting context-sensitive motor-language coupling. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint The relationship between affective decision-making and theory of mind in the frontal variant of fronto-temporal dementia
    Teresa Torralva
    Cognitive Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Section, Raul Carrea Institute for Neurological Research, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neuropsychologia 45:342-9. 2007
    ..Deficits in decision-making and ToM observed in this study have distinct but additive effects upon the development of social behaviour in patients with prefrontal dysfunction...