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    • Aesthetic and incentive salience of cute infant faces : studies of observer sex, oral contraception and menstrual cycle 

      Sprengelmeyer, Reiner; Lewis, Jennifer; Hahn, Amanda; Perrett, David I. (2013-05-29) - Journal article
      Infant cuteness can influence adult-infant interaction and has been shown to activate reward centres in the brain. In a previous study, we found men and women to be differentially sensitive to small differences in infant ...
    • The effect of female reproductive hormones on the perception of cuteness 

      Lewis, Jennifer (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
      The findings of two recent studies suggest that cuteness sensitivity may be modulated by the female reproductive hormones estrogen and progesterone, with women showing greater sensitivity than men (Sprengelmeyer et al 2009; ...
    • Emotion recognition in chronic treatment-resistant depression : before and after neurosurgical treatment 

      Grant, Frazer Alexander Lockhart (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
      The neuroanatomical structures underlying Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) are not fully understood. Invasive treatment options now exist that target the brain structures associated with MDD. In part one of this study, ...
    • Evaluating multicenter DTI data in Huntington's disease on site specific effects : an ex post facto approach 

      Müller, Hans-Peter; Grön, Georg; Sprengelmeyer, Reiner; Kassubek, Jan; Ludolph, Albert C.; Hobbs, Nicola; Cole, James; Roos, Raymund A.C.; Duerr, Alexandra; Tabrizi, Sarah J.; Landwehrmeyer, G. Bernhard; Süssmuth, Sigurd D. (2013) - Journal article
      Purpose: Assessment of the feasibility to average diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) metrics of MRI data acquired in the course of a multicenter study. Materials and methods: Sixty-one early stage Huntington's disease patients ...
    • Inconsistent emotion recognition deficits across stimulus modalities in Huntington's disease 

      Rees, Elin M.; Farmer, Ruth; Cole, James H.; Henley, Susie M. D.; Sprengelmeyer, Reiner; Frost, Chris; Scahill, Rachael I.; Hobbs, Nicola Z.; Tabrizi, Sarah J. (2014-11) - Journal article
      Background: Recognition of negative emotions is impaired in Huntington's Disease (HD). It is unclear whether these emotion-specific problems are driven by dissociable cognitive deficits, emotion complexity, test cue ...
    • Social Cognition, the Male Brain and the Autism Spectrum 

      Hall, Jeremy; Philip, Ruth C. M.; Marwick, Katie; Whalley, Heather C.; Romaniuk, Liana; McIntosh, Andrew M.; Santos, Isabel; Sprengelmeyer, Reiner; Johnstone, Eve C.; Stanfield, Andrew C.; Young, Andy W.; Lawrie, Stephen M. (2012-12-26) - Journal article
      Behavioral studies have shown that, at a population level, women perform better on tests of social cognition and empathy than men. Furthermore Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), which are characterized by impairments in ...
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      Uh, Stepheni (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - Thesis