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Neural Correlates of Auditory Perception in Williams Syndrome: An fMRI Study

Daniel J. Levitin, Vinod Menon, J.Eric Schmitt, Stephan Eliez, Christopher D. White, Gary H. Glover, Jay Kadis, Julie R. Korenberg, Ursula Bellugi, Allan L. Reiss
2003 NeuroImage  
These results constitute an important first step in drawing out the links between genes, brain, cognition, and behavior in Williams syndrome. © 2002 Elsevier Science (USA)  ...  We used functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine the neural basis of auditory processing of music and noise in WS patients and agematched controls and found strikingly different patterns of neural  ...  , Edward Klima, Michael Posner, Barbara Tillmann, and Jeff Mogil for helpful discussions and/or comments on earlier drafts of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1006/nimg.2002.1297 pmid:12507445 fatcat:7lrdoqfatrhsjl7tgnb3dblhxa

Neural Correlates of Causal Inferences and Semantic Priming in People with Williams Syndrome: An fMRI Study

Ching-Fen Hsu, Research Center for Language Pathology and Developmental Neuroscience, Hunan University, Lushan Road (S), Yuelu District, Changsha, Hunan Province, 410082, China
2020 Journal of Intellectual Disability - Diagnosis and Treatment  
This study aimed at examining the ability of causal inferences and semantic priming of people with Williams syndrome (WS).  ...  Distinct neural correlates of semantic priming confirmed atypical semantic linkage and possible cause of impairment of contextual integration in people with WS.  ...  The author thanks all participants with Williams syndrome and their families for supporting the study. Special thanks to the Research  ... 
doi:10.6000/2292-2598.2020.08.04.13 fatcat:3hc2iu52tbac5itmbs5iyifdiy

Combined rTMS/fMRI Studies: An Overlooked Resource in Animal Models

Bhedita J. Seewoo, Sarah J. Etherington, Kirk W. Feindel, Jennifer Rodger
2018 Frontiers in Neuroscience  
This review summarizes the main studies combining different rTMS protocols with fMRI in humans, in both healthy and patient populations, providing a foundation for the design of equivalent studies in animals  ...  We discuss the challenges of combining these two methods in animals and highlight considerations important for acquiring clinically-relevant information from combined rTMS/fMRI studies in animals.  ...  cortical areas in speech perception (for review, see Iacoboni, 2008) ; the presence of functional asymmetry highlighting interhemispheric differences in the auditory network (Andoh et al., 2015) ; and  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnins.2018.00180 pmid:29628873 pmcid:PMC5876299 fatcat:s7dibpbuureifksyn6ez7thn2i

An Event-related fMRI Study of Exogenous Facilitation and Inhibition of Return in the Auditory Modality

Andrew R. Mayer, Deborah L. Harrington, Julia Stephen, John C. Adair, Roland R. Lee
2007 Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience  
Cerebral 5, 995-1002 correlates of alerting, orienting and reorienting of Zatorre, R Bouffard, \ had, P., & Belin, P. (2002) visuospatial attention: An event-related fMRI study Where is Iman auditory cortex  ...  Shifting attention iation in Williams syndrome Ihe | social deficits in & Lee, R. (2006). g endogenous auditory Veuroimage, 50 Dorflinger, J.  ... 
doi:10.1162/jocn.2007.19.3.455 pmid:17335394 fatcat:xyeoojcctjaydhg5da5lhapzgq

An fMRI study of coherent visual motion processing in children and adults

C.M. Taylor, O.A. Olulade, M.M. Luetje, G.F. Eden
2018 NeuroImage  
the perception of coherent motion.  ...  Gunn and colleagues (2002) examined dorsal stream motion coherence sensitivity together with ventral stream form coherence sensitivity in a large cross-sectional study of typical children (4-11 years of  ...  We thank the following for aiding in the acquisition of the data: Eileen Napoliello, Emma Cole, Iain DeWitt, Alison Merikangas, Jenni Rosenberg, Ashley Wall-Piche; and Lynn Flowers for oversight on the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.02.001 pmid:29477442 pmcid:PMC6042654 fatcat:nncm5uw2cnb2dhaz3hltqdyrry

Emotional responses associated with self-face processing in individuals with autism spectrum disorders: An fMRI study

Tomoyo Morita, Hirotaka Kosaka, Daisuke N. Saito, Makoto Ishitobi, Toshio Munesue, Shoji Itakura, Masao Omori, Hidehiko Okazawa, Yuji Wada, Norihiro Sadato
2012 Social Neuroscience  
Neural basis of self and other representation in autism: an FMRI study of self-face recognition. PLoS One, 3, e3526. Uddin, L. Q., Iacoboni, M., Lange, C., & Keenan, J. P. (2007).  ...  the right hemisphere: an event-related fMRI study.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17470919.2011.598945 pmid:21936743 fatcat:pfflgn7fyzhwnmzoxaq46vqhoq

Insights into brain development from neurogenetic syndromes: evidence from fragile X syndrome, Williams syndrome, Turner syndrome and velocardiofacial syndrome

E. Walter, P.K. Mazaika, A.L. Reiss
2009 Neuroscience  
Over the past few decades, behavioral, neuroimaging and molecular studies of neurogenetic conditions, such as Williams, fragile X, Turner and velocardiofacial (22q11.2 deletion) syndromes, have led to  ...  We suggest avenues for future exploration, with the goal of achieving a deeper understanding of the neural abnormalities in these affected populations.  ...  Williams syndrome Williams syndrome (WS; also called Williams-Beuren syndrome) is associated with a hemizygous deletion of approximately 28 genes on chromosome 7q11.23, and occurs with a frequency of approximately  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2009.04.033 pmid:19376197 pmcid:PMC2795482 fatcat:6k5xhyiyqngy3f5vafgqi436mu

Neural Correlates of Amusia in Williams Syndrome

Miriam Lense, Nathan Dankner, Jennifer Pryweller, Tricia Thornton-Wells, Elisabeth Dykens
2014 Brain Sciences  
The current study used structural T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging and diffusion tensor imaging to examine neural correlates of amusia in 17 individuals with WS (4 of whom met criteria for amusia  ...  Though historically examined only in otherwise typically developing (TD) populations, amusia has recently been documented in Williams syndrome (WS), a genetic, neurodevelopmental disorder with a unique  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the participants and their families for taking part in the study. We also thank the ACM Lifting Lives-Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Music Camp.  ... 
doi:10.3390/brainsci4040594 pmid:25422929 pmcid:PMC4279144 fatcat:cstzzmqwo5e5fpywe45i4c6wwa

Leftward Lateralization of Auditory Cortex Underlies Holistic Sound Perception in Williams Syndrome

Martina Wengenroth, Maria Blatow, Martin Bendszus, Peter Schneider, Jun Yan
2010 PLoS ONE  
In this work we attempted to pinpoint a neural substrate for the characteristic musicality in WS individuals by studying the structure-function relationship of their auditory cortex.  ...  Individuals with the rare genetic disorder Williams-Beuren syndrome (WS) are known for their characteristic auditory phenotype including strong affinity to music and sounds.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the families who participated in this study and the Bundesverband Williams Beuren Syndrom e.V. for their cooperation; Julia Reinhardt for technical assistance; Drs  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012326 pmid:20808792 pmcid:PMC2925895 fatcat:hwxwwtqehbhobjgm2getunbf3e

Musical Behavior in a Neurogenetic Developmental Disorder: Evidence from Williams Syndrome

D. J. LEVITIN
2005 Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences  
This paper reviews a series of studies performed to assess the musical abilities and behaviors of individuals with Williams syndrome, a neurogenetic developmental disorder, in the hope of eventually being  ...  The findings show that individuals with Williams syndrome tend to be more engaged in musical activities than others, and I report a possible neuroanatomical correlate of this engagement, with increased  ...  THE NEURAL CORRELATES OF AUDITORY PERCEPTION IN WS In trying to understand the pattern of auditory anomalies we observed, as well as the intense involvement with music and sound experienced by many people  ... 
doi:10.1196/annals.1360.027 pmid:16597782 fatcat:fugn6i7vnzheffwqjhcuea3mdu

Atypical hemispheric asymmetry in the perception of negative human vocalizations in individuals with Williams syndrome

Anna Järvinen-Pasley, Seth D. Pollak, Anna Yam, Kiley J. Hill, Mark Grichanik, Debra Mills, Allan L. Reiss, Julie R. Korenberg, Ursula Bellugi
2010 Neuropsychologia  
The current study examines auditory emotion processing in individuals with Williams syndrome.  ...  The results suggest aberrant processing of negative auditory information in Williams syndrome.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by a grant P01 HD033113-12 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.12.002 pmid:20005238 pmcid:PMC2847456 fatcat:ejqxti6twbcbphdy76dsu7hfge

Common and Distinct Neural Substrates for Pragmatic, Semantic, and Syntactic Processing of Spoken Sentences: An fMRI Study

G. R. Kuperberg, P. K. McGuire, E. T. Bullmore, M. J. Brammer, S. Rabe-Hesketh, I. C. Wright, D. J. Lythgoe, S. C. R. Williams, A. S. David
2000 Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience  
We addressed this issue using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to measure neural activity when subjects listened to spoken normal sentences contrasted with sentences that had either (A) pragmatical  ...  Activity in this area was also observed in a combined analysis of all three experiments, suggesting that it was modulated by all three types of linguistic violation.  ...  In the current investigation, we adapt this approach to the demands of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study the neural correlates of pragmatic, semantic (SR), and syntactic (subcategorization  ... 
doi:10.1162/089892900562138 pmid:10771415 fatcat:aozbw7zylne6lby6jq4fde7lie

Williams Syndrome and Music: A Systematic Integrative Review

Donovon Thakur, Marilee A Martens, David S Smith, Ed Roth
2018 Frontiers in Psychology  
Researchers and clinicians have often cited a strong relationship between individuals with Williams syndrome (WS) and music.  ...  The affinity for music often found in this population may be rooted in atypical auditory processing, autonomic irregularities, and differential neurobiology.  ...  Lense, Dankner, et al. (2014) examined neural correlates of amusia in a sample of individuals with WS, some of which met the criteria for amusia.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02203 pmid:30487769 pmcid:PMC6246687 fatcat:7aknqbist5e3tgi7ect7kgcgxa

Hippocampal temporal-parietal junction interaction in the production of psychotic symptoms: a framework for understanding the schizophrenic syndrome

Cynthia G. Wible
2012 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported by an NIMH grant: 1 R01 MH067080-01A2 and by the Harvard Neuro-Discovery Center (formally HCNR).  ...  Funded also by the Biomedical Informatics Research Network (U24RR021992); National Institute of Mental Health.  ...  Auditory hallucinations were linked to fMRI activity in inferior parietal and PSTS regions in a study of a large consortium study of schizophrenia (Wible et al., 2009a) as well as other studies, including  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2012.00180 pmid:22737114 pmcid:PMC3381447 fatcat:nsgyabxqrzdyvc7qwxeqccsqhe

Model syndromes for investigating social cognitive and affective neuroscience: a comparison of autism and Williams syndrome

Helen Tager-Flusberg, Daniela Plesa Skwerer, Robert M. Joseph
2006 Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience  
Autism involves fundamental impairments in social reciprocity and communication, whereas people with Williams syndrome are highly sociable and engaging.  ...  The article concludes with a discussion of how the social phenotypes of both syndromes may be characterized by impaired connectivity between the amygdala and other critical regions in the 'social brain  ...  Only one study has investigated the neural correlates of emotional face processing in WMS (Meyer-Lindenberg et al., 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1093/scan/nsl035 pmid:18985104 pmcid:PMC2555417 fatcat:hddpj2knqncqpbox3qiybjrb7q
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