Sophie Schwartz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Geneva
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of frontal versus temporal cortex in verbal fluency as revealed by voxel-based lesion symptom mapping
    Juliana V Baldo
    Center for Aphasia and Related Disorders, VA Northern California Health Care System, Martinez, California 94553, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:896-900. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Attentional load and sensory competition in human vision: modulation of fMRI responses by load at fixation during task-irrelevant stimulation in the peripheral visual field
    Sophie Schwartz
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 15:770-86. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Abnormal activity in hypothalamus and amygdala during humour processing in human narcolepsy with cataplexy
    Sophie Schwartz
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Clinical Neurology, University Medical Center, Michel Servet 1, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain 131:514-22. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Pervasive influence of semantics in letter and category fluency: a multidimensional approach
    Sophie Schwartz
    Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Departments of Physiology and Clinical Neurosciences, CMU, 1 Michel Servet, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain Lang 87:400-11. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Illusory persistence of touch after right parietal damage: neural correlates of tactile awareness
    Sophie Schwartz
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain 128:277-90. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Reduced amygdala activity during aversive conditioning in human narcolepsy
    Aurélie Ponz
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Neurol 67:394-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Abnormal activity in reward brain circuits in human narcolepsy with cataplexy
    Aurélie Ponz
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Neurol 67:190-200. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Emotion and attention interactions in social cognition: brain regions involved in processing anger prosody
    David Sander
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 28:848-58. 2005
  9. pmc Impaired perceptual memory of locations across gaze-shifts in patients with unilateral spatial neglect
    Patrik Vuilleumier
    University Medical Center, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1388-406. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural systems for orienting attention to the location of threat signals: an event-related fMRI study
    Gilles Pourtois
    Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology, University Hospital and Department of Neurosciences, University Medical Center, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 31:920-33. 2006

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of frontal versus temporal cortex in verbal fluency as revealed by voxel-based lesion symptom mapping
    Juliana V Baldo
    Center for Aphasia and Related Disorders, VA Northern California Health Care System, Martinez, California 94553, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:896-900. 2006
    ..Our findings are therefore consistent with the hypothesis that temporal cortex subserves word retrieval constrained by semantics, whereas frontal regions are more critical for strategic word retrieval constrained by phonology...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attentional load and sensory competition in human vision: modulation of fMRI responses by load at fixation during task-irrelevant stimulation in the peripheral visual field
    Sophie Schwartz
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 15:770-86. 2005
    ..These distinct mechanisms in selective visual processing may be integrated within posterior parietal areas, rather than earlier occipital cortex...
  3. ncbi request reprint Abnormal activity in hypothalamus and amygdala during humour processing in human narcolepsy with cataplexy
    Sophie Schwartz
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Clinical Neurology, University Medical Center, Michel Servet 1, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain 131:514-22. 2008
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  4. ncbi request reprint Pervasive influence of semantics in letter and category fluency: a multidimensional approach
    Sophie Schwartz
    Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Departments of Physiology and Clinical Neurosciences, CMU, 1 Michel Servet, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain Lang 87:400-11. 2003
    ..Finally, our findings may help explain patterns of verbal-fluency measures obtained in focal brain lesion patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Illusory persistence of touch after right parietal damage: neural correlates of tactile awareness
    Sophie Schwartz
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain 128:277-90. 2005
    ..These findings also provide direct evidence for a critical role of SI in mediating conscious somatosensory experience on contralateral parts of the body...
  6. doi request reprint Reduced amygdala activity during aversive conditioning in human narcolepsy
    Aurélie Ponz
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Neurol 67:394-8. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that human narcolepsy is accompanied by abnormal emotional learning, and that, in line with animal data, the hypocretin system and the amygdala are involved in this process...
  7. doi request reprint Abnormal activity in reward brain circuits in human narcolepsy with cataplexy
    Aurélie Ponz
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Neurol 67:190-200. 2010
    ..Here, we aim to test whether narcoleptic patients show an abnormal pattern of brain activity during reward processing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Emotion and attention interactions in social cognition: brain regions involved in processing anger prosody
    David Sander
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 28:848-58. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Impaired perceptual memory of locations across gaze-shifts in patients with unilateral spatial neglect
    Patrik Vuilleumier
    University Medical Center, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1388-406. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural systems for orienting attention to the location of threat signals: an event-related fMRI study
    Gilles Pourtois
    Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology, University Hospital and Department of Neurosciences, University Medical Center, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 31:920-33. 2006
    ..Neural mechanisms responsible for orienting attention towards emotional vs. non-emotional stimuli are thus partly shared in parietal and visual areas, but also partly distinct...
  11. doi request reprint Attentional load modifies early activity in human primary visual cortex
    Karsten S Rauss
    Department of Neurosciences, Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, University of Geneva, Rue Michel Servet 1, Geneva, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:1723-33. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Effects of attentional load on early visual processing depend on stimulus timing
    Karsten Rauss
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:63-74. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that stimulus timing can profoundly alter the effects of attentional load on the earliest stages of processing in human visual cortex...
  13. ncbi request reprint Portraits or people? Distinct representations of face identity in the human visual cortex
    Gilles Pourtois
    Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology and Department of Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1043-57. 2005
    ..This pattern provides new insights into the nature of face representation in the human visual system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Selective attention modulates neural substrates of repetition priming and "implicit" visual memory: suppressions and enhancements revealed by FMRI
    Patrik Vuilleumier
    Lab for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neurosciences and Physiology, University Medical Center, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1245-60. 2005
    ..These results reveal quantitative and qualitative differences between neural substrates of long-term repetition effects for attended versus unattended objects...
  15. pmc Abnormal attentional modulation of retinotopic cortex in parietal patients with spatial neglect
    Patrik Vuilleumier
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neurosciences and Clinical Neurology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 18:1525-9. 2008
    ..These results reveal attention-dependent abnormalities in visual cortex after lesions in distant (parietal) regions. This may explain otherwise puzzling aspects of neglect [5, 6], as confirmed here by additional behavioral testing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous recording of EEG and facial muscle reactions during spontaneous emotional mimicry
    Amal Achaibou
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience and Clinic of Neurology, University Medical Center, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 46:1104-13. 2008
    ..These findings are discussed against the classical dual-route model of face recognition...
  17. doi request reprint Gambling against neglect: unconscious spatial biases induced by reward reinforcement in healthy people and brain-damaged patients
    Nadia Lucas
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Switzerland Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Cortex 49:2616-27. 2013
    ..These effects could be usefully exploited for potentiating rehabilitation strategies in neglect patients. ..
  18. doi request reprint The brain under self-control: modulation of inhibitory and monitoring cortical networks during hypnotic paralysis
    Yann Cojan
    Department of Neuroscience, University Medical School, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuron 62:862-75. 2009
    ..These results suggest that hypnosis may enhance self-monitoring processes to allow internal representations generated by the suggestion to guide behavior but does not act through direct motor inhibition...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceptual learning on primary visual cortex activity in humans
    Gilles Pourtois
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Vision Res 48:55-62. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate that successful acquisition of a perceptual skill can produce long-lasting changes for initial sensory inputs in the adult human visual system...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of transient emotions on functional connectivity during subsequent resting state: a wavelet correlation approach
    Hamdi Eryilmaz
    Department of Neuroscience, CMU, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 54:2481-91. 2011
    ..These findings reveal specific neural circuits recruited during the recovery from emotional arousal and highlight the complex functional dynamics of default mode networks in emotionally salient contexts...
  21. ncbi request reprint View-independent coding of face identity in frontal and temporal cortices is modulated by familiarity: an event-related fMRI study
    Gilles Pourtois
    Department of Neurosciences, Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology, University Hospital, University Medical Center, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 24:1214-24. 2005
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  22. doi request reprint Lasting impact of regret and gratification on resting brain activity and its relation to depressive traits
    Hamdi Eryilmaz
    Laboratory of Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience, University Medical School of Geneva, and Geneva Neuroscience Center, University of Geneva, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 34:7825-35. 2014
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  23. doi request reprint Neuroanatomy of hemispatial neglect and its functional components: a study using voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping
    Vincent Verdon
    Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain 133:880-94. 2010
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  24. doi request reprint White-matter connectivity between face-responsive regions in the human brain
    Markus Gschwind
    Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 22:1564-76. 2012
    ..These results unveil the structural neural architecture of the human face recognition system and provide new insights on how distributed face-responsive areas may work together...
  25. doi request reprint Top-down effects on early visual processing in humans: a predictive coding framework
    Karsten Rauss
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Switzerland Geneva Neuroscience Center, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:1237-53. 2011
    ..Finally, we formulate a theoretical framework for understanding top-down effects on early visual processing in terms of predictive coding...
  26. doi request reprint Top-down activation of fusiform cortex without seeing faces in prosopagnosia
    Ruthger Righart
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neurosciences and Clinic of Neurology, University of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 20:1878-90. 2010
    ..S. These results provide a novel account for residual activation of the FFA and underscore the importance of controlling task demands during functional magnetic resonance imaging...
  27. doi request reprint Sleep sharpens sensory stimulus coding in human visual cortex after fear conditioning
    Virginie Sterpenich
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland Geneva Neuroscience Center, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 100:608-18. 2014
    ..These findings reveal an important role of sleep in shaping cortical selectivity to emotionally-relevant cues and thus promoting adaptive responses to new dangers. ..
  28. doi request reprint Associative and semantic memory deficits in amnestic mild cognitive impairment as revealed by functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Marian van der Meulen
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Cogn Behav Neurol 25:195-215. 2012
    ..To identify the neural underpinnings of cognitive deficits associated with memory problems in amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI)...
  29. ncbi request reprint The voices of wrath: brain responses to angry prosody in meaningless speech
    Didier Grandjean
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Bd du Pont d Arve 40, CH 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Nat Neurosci 8:145-6. 2005
    ..Attention and emotion seem to have separate effects on stimulus processing, reflecting a fundamental principle of human brain organization shared by voice and face perception...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric specialization of human inferior temporal cortex during coarse-to-fine and fine-to-coarse analysis of natural visual scenes
    Carole Peyrin
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology and Department of Neurosciences, University Medical Center, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 28:464-73. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Tactile awareness and limb position in neglect: functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Nathalie Valenza
    Department of Neurology and Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Neurol 55:139-43. 2004
    ..Activity in bilateral middle frontal gyri also was modulated by limb position and may contribute to integrate sensory inputs into a supramodal, egocentric representation of space...
  32. doi request reprint The roles of the reward system in sleep and dreaming
    Lampros Perogamvros
    Division of Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1934-51. 2012
    ..The RAM provides testable predictions and has clinical implications for our understanding of the pathogenesis of major depression and addiction...
  33. doi request reprint Cognitive and emotional processes during dreaming: a neuroimaging view
    Martin Desseilles
    Geneva Center for Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Conscious Cogn 20:998-1008. 2011
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  34. pmc Ability to maintain internal arousal and motivation modulates brain responses to emotions
    Virginie Sterpenich
    Cyclotron Research Centre, University of Liège B30, Liege, Belgium Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 9:e112999. 2014
    ..The assessment of these individual differences, including those that may cause vulnerability to depressive disorders, would therefore constitute a promising approach to risk assessment for depression. ..
  35. doi request reprint Cortical morphometry in narcolepsy with cataplexy
    Marie Schaer
    Office Médico Pédagogique, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Sleep Res 21:487-94. 2012
    ..Future studies with larger groups of sleepy patients are required to assess whether distinct patterns of anatomical changes may distinguish narcolepsy from non-hypocretin-deficient hypersomnia disorders...
  36. pmc A nap to recap or how reward regulates hippocampal-prefrontal memory networks during daytime sleep in humans
    Kinga Iglói
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    elife 4:. 2015
    ..These findings demonstrate that post-learning sleep determines the neural fate of motivationally-relevant memories and promotes a value-based stratification of long-term memory stores. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Testing memory for unseen visual stimuli in patients with extinction and spatial neglect
    Patrik Vuilleumier
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:875-86. 2002
    ..These results suggest implicit but not explicit memory for extinguished visual stimuli in parietal patients...
  38. pmc Neural basis for priming of pop-out during visual search revealed with fMRI
    Arni Kristjansson
    Department of Psychology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Cereb Cortex 17:1612-24. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Sleep-related consolidation of a visuomotor skill: brain mechanisms as assessed by functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Pierre Maquet
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, London WC 1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 23:1432-40. 2003
    ..These differences indicate sleep-related plastic changes during motor skill learning in areas involved in smooth pursuit eye movements...
  40. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory motor control in apneic and insomniac patients: a stop task study
    Patricia Sagaspe
    Clinique du Sommeil, CHU Pellegrin, Place Amelie Raba Leon, Bordeaux Cedex, France
    J Sleep Res 16:381-7. 2007
    ..Inhibitory motor control relies on the integrity of the inferior prefrontal cortex, which could be affected by nocturnal oxyhemoglobin desaturation in apneic patients...
  41. pmc Neural correlates of perceptual learning: a functional MRI study of visual texture discrimination
    Sophie Schwartz
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:17137-42. 2002
    ..Our findings provide a direct demonstration of learning-dependent reorganization at early processing stages in the visual cortex of adult humans...
  42. ncbi request reprint Moving with or without will: functional neural correlates of alien hand syndrome
    Frederic Assal
    Neurology Clinic, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Neurol 62:301-6. 2007
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  43. pmc Neuroimaging insights into the pathophysiology of sleep disorders
    Martin Desseilles
    Cyclotron Research Centre, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Sleep 31:777-94. 2008
    ..Modem neuroimaging techniques therefore provide a valuable tool to gain insight into possible pathophysiological mechanisms of sleep disorders in adult humans...