News archive: 2012
4th April : 'Staging of the cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease: insights from a detailed neuropsychological investigation of MCI and mild AD.' (218.2KB Pdf) S. Carter, D Caine, A Burns, K. Herholz, M. A. Lambon Ralph (2012). International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27, 423-432. [DOI : 10.1002/gps.2738].
2nd March : "How does linguistic knowledge contribute to STM? Contrasting effects of impaired semantic knowledge and executive control." (560 KB Pdf). P. Hoffman, E. Jefferies, S. Ehsan, R. Jones and M.A. Lambon Ralph. Aphasiology, 26, 383-403 [DOI : 10.1080/02687038.2011.581798].
2nd March : "The differential contributions of prefrontal and temporoparietal cortices to multimodal semantic control: Exploring refractory effects in semantic aphasis." (400 KB Pdf). H. E. Gardner, M. A. Lambon Ralph, N. Dodds, T. Jones, S. Eshan and E. Jefferies. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 778-79 [doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00184].
6th March : "Decreasing cues for dynamic list of noun and verb naming targets: A case-series aphasia therapy study." P. Conroy and J. Scowcroft. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 22, 295-318 [DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2011.641434].
6th March : "Overview and ways forward for future research." (100KB Pdf). P. Conroy and M. a. Lambon Ralph. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 22, 319-328 [DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2012.662075].
6th March : "A novel direct comparison of errorless and errorful therapy for object name relearning in Alzheimer's disease." (226 KB Pdf). K. A. Noonan, L.R. Pryer, R. W. Jones, A. S. Burns and M. A. Lambon Ralph. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 22, 215-234. [DOI : 10.1080/09602011.2012.655002].
26th March : "What's in a Word? A parametric study semantic influences on visual word recognition." (230 KB Pdf). G. Evans, M. A. Lambon Ralph and A. M. Woollams. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 19, 325-331. [DOI: 10.3758//s13423-011-0213-7].
5th January : The following paper (the first of 2012) has been published in NeuroImage. "The variation of function across the human insula mirrors its patterns of structural connectivity: Evidence from in vivo probabilistic tractography." (986 KB pdf). L. L. Coutman, R. J. Binney, M. Drakesmith, G.J.M. Parker and M. A. Lambon Ralph. NeuroImage, 59, 3514-3521. [doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.11.016]
7th January : The following paper has been published in Aphasiology. "Repetition priming of picture naming in semantic aphasia: the impact of intervening items." (289.6 KB pdf). M. Soni, M. A. Lambon Ralph and A. M. Woollams. Aphasiology, 26, 44-63. [doi:10.1080/02687038.2011.602302]
7th January : Also in Aphasiology "Facilitating and disrupting speech perception in word deafness." (230.9 KB pdf).H. Robson, S. Davies, M. A. Lambon Ralph and K Sage. Aphasiology, 26, 177-198. [doi:10.1080/02687038.2011.629360].
7th January : And in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience "Executive-semantic processing is underpinned by a large-scale neural network: Revealing the contribution of left prefrontal, posterior temporal and parietal cortex to controlled retrieval and selection using TMS." (354 KB pdf). C. Whitney, M. Kirk, J. O'Sullivan, M. A. Lambon Ralph and E. Jeffries. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 133-147. [doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00123].
8th January : Well done to all involved in getting this paper into such a prestigious rehabilitation outlet. "Using phonemic cueing of spontaneous naming to predict item responsiveness to therapy for aphasic word-finding difficulties: Results from a case-series of 22 patients with stroke aphasia." (266 KB pdf). P. Conroy, C. Snell, K. Sage and M. A. Lambon Ralph. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93, S53-S60 [doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2011.07.205].
10th January : This paper has now appeared. "Unpicking the semantic impairment in Alzheimer's disease: qualitative changes with disease severity." (235 KB pdf). F. Corbett, I. Jefferies, A. Burns and M. a. Lambon Ralph. Behavioural Neurology, 25, 23-34 [doi: 10>3233/BEN-2012-0346].
13th January :“Revealing and quantifying the impaired phonological analysis underpinning impaired comprehension in Wernicke’s aphasia: Finding Blumstein’s missing link.” (1.06 MB pdf). H. Robson, J. Keidel, M.A. Lambon Ralph, & K. Sage. Neuropsychologia, 50, 276–288. [doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.11.022].
13th January : “Wernicke’s aphasia reflects a combination of acoustic-phonological and semantic control deficits.” (666 KB Pdf). H. Robson, K. Sage, & M.A. Lambon Ralph. Neuropsychologia, 50, 266–275. [doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.11.02]
26th January : "Arcuate fasciculus variability and repetition: The left sometimes can be right." (1.29 MB pdf). M. L. Berthier, M. A. Lambon Ralph, J. Pujol and C. Green.Cortex, 48, 133-143. [doi: 10.1016/j.cortex. 2011.06.014].
30th January : "Semantic memory is impaired in patients with unilateral anterior temporal lobe resection for temporal lobe epilepsy." (692 KB Pdf). M. A. Lambon Ralph, S. Ehsan, G. A. Baker and T. T. Rogers. Brain, 135, 242-258. [doi: 10.1093/brain/awr325].