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  • A common neural system mediating two different forms of social judgement 

    Hall, J.; Whalley, H. C.; McKirdy, J. W.; Sprengelmeyer, R.; Santos, I. M.; Donaldson, D. I.; McGonigle, D. J.; Young, A. W.; McIntosh, A. M.; Johnstone, E. C.; Lawrie, S. M. (2010-07) - Journal article
    Background. A wide range of neuropsychiatric conditions, including schizophrenia and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), are associated with impairments in social function. Previous studies have shown that individuals with ...
  • Forms of flexibility : associations between executive functions in the rat 

    Chase, E. Alexander (University of St Andrews, 2013-06-25) - Thesis
    Executive control is a vital cognitive function that facilitates the focussing and shifting of attention, planning and working towards a goal, ignoring distractions, and flexibly responding to novel situations. Disruptions ...
  • The genetic contribution of the NO system at the glutamatergic post-synapse to schizophrenia : further evidence and meta-analysis 

    Weber, H.; Klamer, D.; Freudenberg, F.; Kittel-Schneider, S.; Rivero, O.; Scholz, C. -J.; Volkert, J.; Kopf, J.; Heupel, J.; Herterich, S.; Adolfsson, R.; Alttoa, A.; Post, A.; Grussendorf, H.; Kramer, A.; Gessner, A.; Schmidt, B.; Hempel, S.; Jacob, C. P.; Sanjuan, J.; Molto, M. D.; Lesch, K. -P.; Freitag, C. M.; Kent, L.; Reif, A. (2014-01) - Journal article
    NO is a pleiotropic signaling molecule and has an important role in cognition and emotion. In the brain, NO is produced by neuronal nitric oxide synthase (NOS-I, encoded by NOS1) coupled to the NMDA receptor via PDZ. ...
  • Some memories are odder than others : Judgments of episodic oddity violate known decision rules 

    O'Connor, Akira Robert; Guhl, Emily; Cox, Justin; Dobbins, Ian (2011-05) - Journal article
    Current decision models of recognition memory are based almost entirely on one paradigm, single item old/new judgments accompanied by confidence ratings. This task results in receiver operating characteristics (ROCs) that ...
  • Younger apes and human children plan their moves in a maze task 

    Voelter, Christoph Johannes; Call, Josep (2014-02) - Journal article
    Planning defined as the predetermination of a sequence of actions towards some goal is crucial for complex problem solving. To shed light on the evolution of executive functions, we investigated the ontogenetic and ...