Declarative Learning, Priming, and Procedural Learning Performances comparing Individuals with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Cognitively Unimpaired Older Adults

Objective: While declarative learning is dependent on the hippocampus, procedural learning and repetition priming can operate independently from the hippocampus, making them potential targets for behavioral interventions that utilize non-declarative …

The Diagnostic Value of Language Screening in Primary Progressive Aphasia: Validation and Application of the Sydney Language Battery

Purpose: The three variants of primary progressive aphasia (PPA) differ in clinical presentation, underlying brain pathology, and clinical course, which stresses the need for early differentiation. However, brief cognitive tests that validly …

Repetition priming in individuals with amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

The literature on repetition priming in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is inconsistent, with some findings supporting spared priming while others do not. Several factors may explain these inconsistencies, including AD severity (e.g., dementia vs. Mild …

How the speed of word finding depends on ventral tract integrity in primary progressive aphasia

Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a clinical neurodegenerative syndrome with word finding problems as a core clinical symptom. Many aspects of word finding have been clarified in psycholinguistics using picture naming and a picture-word …


DOWNLOAD Hiermee kunt u de test downloaden. The SYDBAT-NL test is available via Dr. Nikki Janssen or to download via the icon above. Nederlands De Sydney Language Battery (SYDBAT) is een screeningsinstrument ontworpen om PPA-subtypes te uit elkaar te halen.

Investigating the semantic control network and its structural decline in mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia

Although the episodic and semantic memory systems have long been studied separately, recent literature revealed shared neural substrates, including the medial temporal lobe (MTL). One important aspect of semantic memory is semantic control, which …

The role of the uncinate fasciculus and inferior longitudinal fasciculus in healthy and disordered language production

The role of ventral fiber pathways in healthy and disordered language production

While neuroimaging research on language production has traditionally focused primarily on grey matter, several recent studies highlight the involvement of ventral and dorsal white matter pathways. A debated issue concerns the exact functional role of …


Nederlands De Syntest is een instrument ontworpen om problemen met het begrijpen van syntactische constructies te signaleren. De test maakt een onderscheid tussen zinslengte en syntactische complexiteit. De Syntest is gratis verkrijbaar via Dr.

Language production in neurological populations

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