Thomas H Bak
Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
- Corticobasal degeneration as a cognitive disorderNaida L Graham
University Neurology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Mov Disord 18:1224-32. 2003..More systematic investigation of the clinical and neuropathological overlap between progressive nonfluent aphasia (generally considered to be a form of frontotemporal dementia) and CBD is needed...
- Clinicopathological correlates in frontotemporal dementiaJohn R Hodges
Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, The University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
Ann Neurol 56:399-406. 2004..Therefore, the pathological substrate can be predicted in a significant proportion of FTD patients, which has important implications for studies targeting mechanistic treatments...
- A cognitive bedside assessment beyond the MMSE: the Addenbrooke's Cognitive ExaminationThomas H Bak
Human Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Pract Neurol 7:245-9. 2007
- Biology enters the scene-a new perspective on bilingualism, cognition, and dementiaThomas H Bak
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland UK Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland Electronic address
Neurobiol Aging . 2016..We suggest that sustained activation of noradrenergic signaling pathways associated with bilingualism could provide a possible mechanism linking results of this study with previous observations of delayed onset of dementia in bilinguals...
- Motor neuron disease and frontotemporal dementia: One, two, or three diseases?Thomas H Bak
Human Cognitive Neuroscience and Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Ann Indian Acad Neurol 13:S81-8. 2010....
- What wires together dies together: verbs, actions and neurodegeneration in motor neuron diseaseThomas H Bak
Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Edinburgh, UK
Cortex 48:936-44. 2012..At the same time it highlights the importance of MND for cognitive neuroscience and, in particular, for theories of embodied cognition...
- Quantitative tractography and tract shape modeling in amyotrophic lateral sclerosisMark E Bastin
Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Brain Research Imaging Centre, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
J Magn Reson Imaging 38:1140-5. 2013....
- The neuroscience of action semantics in neurodegenerative brain diseasesThomas H Bak
School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences PPLS, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences CCBS, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Curr Opin Neurol 26:671-7. 2013..This review presents the main currents of research, examining their theoretical underpinnings in an interdisciplinary context...
- Executive deficits, not processing speed relates to abnormalities in distinct prefrontal tracts in amyotrophic lateral sclerosisLewis D Pettit
1 Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Brain 136:3290-304. 2013....
- Novelty, Challenge, and Practice: The Impact of Intensive Language Learning on Attentional FunctionsThomas H Bak
Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 11:e0153485. 2016..Moreover, these short-term effects can be maintained through continuous practice. ..
- Impact of Bilingualism on Cognitive Outcome After StrokeSuvarna Alladi
From the Department of Neurology, Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India S A, S M, A R, R K, S K Department of Psychology, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences and Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom T H B Department of Neurology, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, India J R C Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom E M Cognitive Science Laboratory, IIIT, Hyderabad, India B S and Department of Linguistics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India V D
Stroke 47:258-61. 2016..Bilingualism has been associated with slower cognitive aging and a later onset of dementia. In this study, we aimed to determine whether bilingualism also influences cognitive outcome after stroke...
- Impaired affective and cognitive theory of mind and behavioural change in amyotrophic lateral sclerosisEgberdina Jozefa van der Hulst
Human Cognitive Neuroscience Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 86:1208-15. 2015..The present study further delineated this deficit, by distinguishing between Affective and Cognitive subcomponents, and determining the relationship to behavioural change, levels of empathy and self-awareness...
- Use of second-person pronouns and schizophreniaAndrew R Watson
Division of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Place, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
Br J Psychiatry 200:342-3. 2012....
- Adaptation of the ACE for a Malayalam speaking population in southern IndiaP S Mathuranath
Cognition and Behavioural Neurology Center CBNC, Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology SCTIMST, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:1188-94. 2004..To adapt the Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination (ACE) as a dementia-screening tool in a community in south India. To establish that items in the adapted version are equivalent to that in the original...
- The effects of motor neurone disease on language: further evidenceThomas H Bak
Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
Brain Lang 89:354-61. 2004..N., a pathologically confirmed case of MND/dementia. Finally, we attempt to characterise the nature of the linguistic impairment in MND in the light of current debates about the mechanisms underlying noun/verb dissociation...
- Clinical, imaging and pathological correlates of a hereditary deficit in verb and action processingThomas H Bak
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, UK
Brain 129:321-32. 2006..By demonstrating a link between pathology, genetics, imaging and abstract cognitive impairments this study advances our understanding of degenerative brain disease with implications for both neuroscience and clinical practice...
- A case of unilateral neglect in Huntington's diseaseAileen K Ho
Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair, Cambridge University, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, UK
Neurocase 9:261-73. 2003..However, as this was only apparent at a threshold below that normally considered acceptable (due to the resulting number of false positives), this possible account of the neglect must be viewed very cautiously...