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Course induced dexterity development and cerebellar grey matter growth of dentistry students: a randomised trial

Benedek Siman, Jozsef Janszky, Gabor Perlaki, Adrien Fazekas, Balazs Sandor, Krisztian Katona, Gyula Marada, Ildiko Szanto
2021 Scientific Reports  
Training courses are suitable for preparing students with low levels of dexterity for performing demanding tasks.  ...  We hypothesized that the dexterity training regimen improves manual dexterity demonstrated by the HAM-Man (Hamburg Assessment Test for Medicine-Manual Dexterity) test scores and CGM (cerebellar grey matter  ...  , a correlation was found between the right grey matter volumes of the Lobule VI of the cerebellum and the manual dexterity in healthy 14-year old children 55 .  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-021-84549-3 pmid:33731734 fatcat:5oesruzdjzgarielnitfapcbsi

Relationships Between Regional Cerebellar Volume and Sensorimotor and Cognitive Function in Young and Older Adults

Jessica A. Bernard, Rachael D. Seidler
2013 Cerebellum  
We found that older adults had smaller cerebellar volume than young adults; specifically, lobules in the anterior cerebellum were more impacted by age.  ...  Here, we investigated whether there are regional age differences in cerebellar volume in young and older adults, and whether these volumes explain, in part, individual differences in sensorimotor and cognitive  ...  In young adults, manual dexterity measured by performance on the grooved pegboard was negatively correlated with right Crus I volume.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12311-013-0481-z pmid:23625382 pmcid:PMC3820158 fatcat:jioo4fyfqzbqrgbv5e5fqcddmi

Low Cerebellar Vermis Volumes and Impaired Neuropsychologic Performance in Children Treated for Brain Tumors and Leukemia

A. Horská, A. LaClair, M. Mohamed, C.T. Wells, T. McNutt, K.J. Cohen, M. Wharam, E.M. Mahone, W. Kates
2010 American Journal of Neuroradiology  
, lobules VIII-X; RH ϭ right hand; RT ϭ radiation therapy; SS ϭ standard scores; TMZ ϭ temozolomide; WJ-III ϭ Woodcock-Johnson III; VCR ϭ vincristine; VP ϭ ventriculoperitoneal; VP-16 ϭ etoposide  ...  The volume decrease was not associated with reduction in neuropsychologic performance compared with baseline.  ...  Acknowledgment We thank Firouzeh Tannazi, PhD, for her assistance in evaluating radiation doses.  ... 
doi:10.3174/ajnr.a2114 pmid:20448013 pmcid:PMC3040108 fatcat:l3gjdp22srhzdko3pbzpcufeli

Verbal Memory Impairments in Children after Cerebellar Tumor Resection

Matthew P. Kirschen, Mathew S. Davis-Ratner, Marnee W. Milner, S. H. Annabel Chen, Pam Schraedley-Desmond, Paul G. Fisher, John E. Desmond
2008 Behavioural Neurology  
were found to have damage to hemispheral lobule VIII/VIIB on the left and right, respectively.  ...  Patients also showed reduced effects of articulatory suppression and this was correlated with damage to the vermis and hemispheral lobule IV/V bilaterally.  ...  We thank Ruth Rosenblum and Meghan Denzel for assistance with subject recruitment.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2008/817253 pmid:19491473 pmcid:PMC2745108 fatcat:4bqugtsgtnguxdyw5vdo5ublse

Explicit Motor Imagery for Grasping Actions in Children With Spastic Unilateral Cerebral Palsy

Antonino Errante, Francesca Bozzetti, Silvia Sghedoni, Barbara Bressi, Stefania Costi, Girolamo Crisi, Adriano Ferrari, Leonardo Fogassi
2019 Frontiers in Neurology  
Previous studies showed that children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy (UCP) are impaired in implicit MI, as demonstrated by the performance of Hand Laterality Judgment tasks.  ...  A similar analysis revealed in the UCP group a positive correlation between a higher score in the mental chronometry task and bilateral activations of IPS, and to activation of contralesional, right PMd  ...  As control, a group of right handed (44) TD children matched by age (n = 12; 6 males; range 9-14 years old) were recruited.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fneur.2019.00837 pmid:31447762 pmcid:PMC6692593 fatcat:g4xvtx3pavcg7edr6cntlyf45y

Preliminary evidence of the cerebellar role on cognitive performances in clinically isolated syndrome

Amandine Moroso, Aurélie Ruet, Delphine Lamargue-Hamel, Fanny Munsch, Mathilde Deloire, Jean-Christophe Ouallet, Stéphanie Cubizolle, Julie Charré-Morin, Aurore Saubusse, Thomas Tourdias, Vincent Dousset, Bruno Brochet
2018 Journal of the Neurological Sciences  
IPS was correlated with the AS error rate in all patients and with the VGS error rate and the MGS final eye position ratio in cerebellar patients.  ...  Conclusion: NHPT performance with dominant hand could differentiate patients, particularly cerebellar patients, from HC, but it could not differentiate cerebellar from non-cerebellar patients who were  ...  For example, the attention z score was only correlated with MD in the right Crus I, working memory with FA in the left lobule VI and MD in the vermal Crus II and IPS was strongly correlated with FA in  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jns.2017.11.037 pmid:29406885 fatcat:ihrwacv53zcxdh5dz5lxw6z7de

Parietal operculum and motor cortex activities predict motor recovery in moderate to severe stroke

Firdaus Fabrice Hannanu, Thomas A. Zeffiro, Laurent Lamalle, Olivier Heck, Félix Renard, Antoine Thuriot, Alexandre Krainik, Marc Hommel, Olivier Detante, Assia Jaillard, K. Garambois, M. Barbieux-Guillot (+17 others)
2017 NeuroImage: Clinical  
Compared to controls, patients showed: 1) lower task-related activity in ipsilesional MI, SMA and contralesional cerebellum (lobules V-VI) and 2) higher activity in contralesional MI, superior temporal  ...  with passive movement measured in the subacute period could predict motor outcome six months later.  ...  −0.014 0.953 Left lobule V 29. 0.335 0.138 0.427 0.053 Right lobule V 30. 0.546 ⁎ 0.011 0.689 ⁎⁎ 0.001 Left lobule VI 31. 0.440 ⁎ 0.046 0.579 ⁎⁎ 0.006 Right lobule VI 32. 0.493 ⁎ 0.023  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2017.01.023 pmid:28317947 pmcid:PMC5342999 fatcat:y2wiviw7zjdfxjpvagrn55vcle

The Role of White Matter Disconnection in the Symptoms Relating to the Anarchic Hand Syndrome: A Single Case Study

Valentina Pacella, Giuseppe Kenneth Ricciardi, Silvia Bonadiman, Elisabetta Verzini, Federica Faraoni, Michele Scandola, Valentina Moro
2021 Brain Sciences  
In order to comprehend this rare syndrome better, the clinical and neuroimaging data need to be integrated with the clinical reports available in the literature on this topic.  ...  This study investigates the role of white matter disconnections in a patient whose symptoms are inconsistent with the mapping of the lesion site.  ...  This work is dedicated to him and his work done for many years with brain injury patients. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/brainsci11050632 pmid:34069300 fatcat:nkybwu2ezjcjrcfcgpobjzpyuq

Cerebellar and Striatal Implications in Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Clinical Observations to Animal Models

Mathieu Thabault, Valentine Turpin, Alexandre Maisterrena, Mohamed Jaber, Matthieu Egloff, Laurie Galvan
2022 International Journal of Molecular Sciences  
We report that motor and gait behaviors can constitute an early and quantitative window to the disease, as they often correlate with the severity of social impairments and loss of cerebellar Purkinje cells  ...  Functional correlates regarding neuronal activity are also detailed wherever possible, and sexual dimorphism is explored pointing to the need to apprehend ASD in both sexes, as findings can be dramatically  ...  years old Int.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijms23042294 pmid:35216408 pmcid:PMC8874522 fatcat:6biocf3ckfdkdljhs4juigc7ma

Progressive Brain Atrophy Despite Persistent Viral Suppression in HIV Patients Older Than 60 Years

Katherine M. Clifford, Vishal Samboju, Yann Cobigo, Benedetta Milanini, Gabriel A. Marx, Joanna M. Hellmuth, Howard J. Rosen, Joel H. Kramer, Isabel E. Allen, Victor G. Valcour
2017 Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes  
In models adjusting for age and sex, HIV serostatus was associated with more rapid average annualized rates of atrophy in the cerebellum (0.42% vs. 0.02%, p=0.016), caudate (0.74% vs. 0.03%, p=0.012),  ...  Evidence for ongoing brain injury in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients treated with antiretroviral therapy. J Neurovirol. . Brambati SM, Renda NC, Rankin KP, et al.  ...  Within the HIV-infected group, HAND participants had a greater rate of atrophy in the right lateral cerebellum (cerebellum VI, p<0.001, uncorrected) and the right middle temporal lobe (p<0.001, uncorrected  ... 
doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001489 pmid:28650401 pmcid:PMC5634906 fatcat:ghwnn6kaa5exjmaktnqrvenhmm

Neural network connectivity differences in children who stutter

S.-E. Chang, D. C. Zhu
2013 Brain  
years) compared with age-matched peers.  ...  gyrus; MTG = middle temporal gyrus; pOP = pars opercularis; R = right.  ...  We also thank Kristin Hicks for her assistance in participant recruitment, behavioural testing, and help with MRI data collection, Margaret Semrud-Clikeman for assistance with neuropsychology assessments  ... 
doi:10.1093/brain/awt275 pmid:24131593 pmcid:PMC3859219 fatcat:7grrvdya7vhsdkod3rmixanhky

Persistent sparing of action conceptual processing in spite of increasing disorders of action production: A case against motor embodiment of action concepts

Gilles Vannuscorps, Laurence Dricot, Agnesa Pillon
2016 Cognitive Neuropsychology  
We examined the three-year pattern of evolution of brain atrophy, action production disorders, and action-related concept processing in a patient (J.R.) diagnosed with corticobasal degeneration.  ...  During the period of investigation, J.R. presented with increasing action production disorders resulting from increasing bilateral atrophy in cortical and subcortical regions involved in the sensorimotor  ...  Thanks also to Cecile Grandin who helped in reading the magnetic resonance images of J.R. Disclosure statement No potential conflict of interest was reported by the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02643294.2016.1186615 pmid:27414396 fatcat:unb6vuhyp5gwlp2dolus2tvy5u

Neural Advantages of Older Musicians Involve the Cerebellum: Implications for Healthy Aging Through Lifelong Musical Instrument Training

Masatoshi Yamashita, Chie Ohsawa, Maki Suzuki, Xia Guo, Makiko Sadakata, Yuki Otsuka, Kohei Asano, Nobuhito Abe, Kaoru Sekiyama
2022 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
Furthermore, musicians showed higher activation in the SMG during MWM tasks; this was correlated with earlier commencement of instrumental training.  ...  Behaviorally, musicians exhibited a much higher tapping speed than non-musicians, and tapping speed was correlated with executive function in musicians.  ...  I–V), cognitive processing is associated with posterior lobules VI and VII (including crus I, II, and VIIB), and the cerebellar vermis and fastigial nuclei constitute the limbic cerebellum (Schmahmann  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2021.784026 pmid:35069154 pmcid:PMC8766763 fatcat:3tbvi3jf6ffzrhstfj5o5lzblq

Consensus Paper: Pathological Role of the Cerebellum in Autism

S. Hossein Fatemi, Kimberly A. Aldinger, Paul Ashwood, Margaret L. Bauman, Charles D. Blaha, Gene J. Blatt, Abha Chauhan, Ved Chauhan, Stephen R. Dager, Price E. Dickson, Annette M. Estes, Dan Goldowitz (+11 others)
2012 Cerebellum  
Cerebellar vermis hypoplasia has been noted in seven patients with 22q13DS, suggesting that SHANK3 may be involved in cerebellar development [61, 62] .  ...  Thus, AHI1 may be more generally involved in AD etiology. There are also reports of patients with other Fatemi et al.  ...  [206] found slower shift of attention was associated with reduced volumes of vermal lobules VI-VII.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12311-012-0355-9 pmid:22370873 pmcid:PMC3677555 fatcat:z3s4tu272rhklhn4vxhefmivne

Motor learning characterization in people with autism spectrum disorder: A systematic review

Íbis Ariana Peña de Moraes, Thais Massetti, Tânia Brusque Crocetta, Talita Dias da Silva, Lilian Del Ciello de Menezes, Carlos Bandeira de Mello Monteiro, Fernando Henrique Magalhães
2017 Dementia & Neuropsychologia  
CONCLUSION: We concluded that although individuals with ASD showed performance difficulties in different memory and motor learning tasks, acquisition of skills still takes place in this population; however  ...  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder primarily characterized by deficits in social interaction, communication and implicit skill learning.  ...  histopathological and magnetic resonance imaging studies have reported reduced volume in the fastigial nuclei and cerebellar vermis lobules VI-VII in children with ASD.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1980-57642016dn11-030010 pmid:29213525 pmcid:PMC5674672 fatcat:fujyrs4hubdgzanppiviq2ogmy
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