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PSYC5905M
Module Reading List

Current Themes in Neuropsychology and Neuroscience, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Christina Sotiropoulou Drosopoulou
C.SotiropoulouDrosopoulou@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Lecture 1 – Introduction & Neuroanatomy

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Lecture 2 – Neuropsychological & Neuroimaging Techniques

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Lecture 3 - Clinical Neuropsychologist – Advice & Tips

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Lecture 4 – Aphasia

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  • Conroy, P., Sotiropoulou Drosopoulou, C., Humphreys, G., Halai, A. & Lambon Ralph, M. (2018). Time for a quick word? The striking benefits of training speed and accuracy of word retrieval in post-stroke aphasia. Brain, 141(6), 1815-1827.
  • Links, P., Hurkmans, J. & Bastiaanse, R. (2010). Training verb and sentence production in agrammatic Broca’s aphasia. Aphasiology ISSN: 0268-7038, 24, 1303-1325.
  • Martin, N., Schwartz, M.F. & Kohen, F.P. (2005). Assessment of the ability to process semantic and phonological aspects of words in aphasia: A multi-measurement approach. Aphasiology ISSN: 0268-7038, 20(2/3/4), 154-166.

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Lecture 5 – Right Hemisphere Language Disorders

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  • Jung-Beeman, M. (2005). Bilateral brain processes for comprehending natural language. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9(11), 512–518.     
  • Klepousniotou E., Gracco V.L., & Pike G.B. (2014). Pathways to lexical ambiguity: fMRI evidence for bilateral fronto-parietal involvement in language processing. Brain and Language, 131, 56-64.     
  • Papathanasiou, I. & Coppens, P. (2017). Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders (2nd edition). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning LLC. Chapters: 17, 18.     

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  • Johns, C. L., Tooley, K., & Traxler, M. J. (2008). Discourse impairments following right hemisphere brain damage: A critical review. Language and Linguistics Compass, 2(6), 1038–1062.
  • Klepousniotou, E. & Baum S.R. (2005). Processing homonymy and polysemy: Effects of sentential context and time-course following unilateral brain damage. Brain and Language, 95, 365-382.
  • Tompkins, C. A. (2012). Rehabilitation for cognitive-communication disorders in right hemisphere brain damage. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93, S61-S69.

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Lecture 6 – Language Disorders in Dementia

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  • Klimova, B. & Kuca, K. (2016). Speech and language impairments in dementia. Journal of Applied Biomedicine14(2), 97-103.
  • Nicholas, M., Obler, L. K., Au, R. & Albert, M. L. (1996). On the nature of naming errors in aging and dementia: a study of semantic relatedness. Brain and Language54, 184-95.
  • Pekkala, S., Wiener, D., Himali, J. J., Beiser, A. S., Obler, L. K., Liu, Y., McKee, A., Auerbach, S., Seshadri, S., Wolf, P. A. & Au, R. (2013). Lexical retrieval in discourse: an early indicator of Alzheimer's dementia. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics27, 905-921.
  • Tsoi, K. K., Chan, J. Y. Hirai, H. W., Wong, S. Y. & Kwok, T. C. (2015). Cognitive Tests to Detect Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Internal Medicine175(9), 1450-1458.

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Lecture 7 – Spatial Neglect and Hemianopia

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  • Azouvi, P., Jacquin-Courtois, S., & Luaute, J. (2017). Rehabilitation of unilateral neglect: Evidence-based medicine. [Review]. Annals of physical and rehabilitation medicine, 60(3), 191-197.  
  • Guariglia, C., Palermo, L., Piccardi, L., Iaria, G., & Incoccia, C. (2013). Neglecting the Left Side of a City Square but Not the Left Side of Its Clock: Prevalence and Characteristics of Representational Neglect. PLoS ONE, 8(7), 9.  
  • Hardiess, G., Papageorgiou, E., Schiefer, U., & Mallot, H. A. (2011). Functional compensation of visual field deficits in hemianopic patients under the influence of different task demands (vol 50, pg 1158, 2010). Vision Research, 51(15), 1788-1788.  
  • Simpson, S. A., Abegg, M., & Barton, J. J. S. (2011). Rapid Adaptation of Visual Search in Simulated Hemianopia. [Article]. Cerebral cortex, 21(7), 1593-1601.  
  • Warren, M. (2009). Pilot Study on Activities of Daily Living Limitations in Adults With Hemianopsia. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63(5), 626-633.  
  • Mattingley, M.H., Rorden, C., Kennard, C. and Driver, J. (1998). Motor role of human inferior parietal lobe revealed in unilateral neglect patients. Nature, 392,179.  

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Lecture 8 – Amnesia

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  • Allen, R. J. (2018). Classic and recent advances in understanding amnesia. F1000 Research.7 
  • Clark, I. A., & Maguire, E. A. (2016). Remembering preservation in hippocampal amnesia. Annual review of psychology67, 51-82.  

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  • Elward, R. L., & Vargha-Khadem, F. (2018). Semantic memory in developmental amnesia. Neuroscience Letters 
  • Jeneson, A., & Squire, L. R. (2012). Working memory, long-term memory, and medial temporal lobe function. Learning and memory19(1), 15-25.  
  • Milner, B., Corkin, S., & Teuber, H. L. (1968). Further analysis of the hippocampal amnesic syndrome: 14-year follow-up study of HM. Neuropsychologia6(3), 215-234.   

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Lecture 9 – Frontal Lobe Disorders

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  • Baum, C. M., Wolf, T. J., Wong, A. W. K., Chen, C. H., Walker, K., Young, A. C., ... & Heinemann, A. W. (2017). Validation and clinical utility of the executive function performance test in persons with traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychological rehabilitation, 27(5), 603-617. .
  • Stuss, D. T., Levine, B., Alexander, M. P., Hong, J., Palumbo, C., Hamer, L., ... & Izukawa, D. (2000). Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in patients with focal frontal and posterior brain damage: effects of lesion location and test structure on separable cognitive processes. Neuropsychologia, 38(4), 388-402.
  • Wilson, B. A., Evans, J. J., Emslie, H., Alderman, N., & Burgess, P. (1998). The development of an ecologically valid test for assessing patients with a dysexecutive syndrome. Neuropsychological rehabilitation, 8(3), 213-228. 

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    Lecture 10 – Memory Problems in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

  • Essential

    • Butler, C. R., & Zeman, A. Z. (2008). Recent insights into the impairment of memory in epilepsy: transient epileptic amnesia, accelerated long-term forgetting and remote memory impairment. Brain. 131(9), 2243-2263.  
    • Elliott, G., Isaac, C. L., & Muhlert, N. (2014). Measuring forgetting: a critical review of accelerated long-term forgetting studies. Cortex54, 16-32.  
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    • Herfurth, K., Kasper, B., Schwarz, M., Stefan, H., & Pauli, E. (2010). Autobiographical memory in temporal lobe epilepsy: role of hippocampal and temporal lateral structures. Epilepsy and behavior19(3), 365-371. 
    • Illman, N. A., Moulin, C. J., & Kemp, S. (2015). Assessment of everyday memory functioning in temporal lobe epilepsy and healthy adults using the multifactorial memory questionnaire (MMQ). Epilepsy research113, 86-89.   
    • Warren-Gash, C., & Zeman, A. (2014). Is there anything distinctive about epileptic deja vu?. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry85(2), 143-147. 

     

This list was last updated on 05/01/2022