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Improved Visual Cognition through Stroboscopic Training.
(Front Psychol, 2011)
Humans have a remarkable capacity to learn and adapt, but surprisingly little research has demonstrated generalized learning in which new skills and strategies can be used flexibly across a range of tasks and contexts. In ...
Rickettsia rickettsii transmission by a lone star tick, North Carolina.
(Emerg Infect Dis, 2011-05)
Only indirect or circumstantial evidence has been published to support transmission of Rickettsia rickettsii by Amblyomma americanum (lone star) ticks in North America. This study provides molecular evidence that A. americanum ...
Pharmacological enhancement of naltrexone treatment for opioid dependence: a review.
(Subst Abuse Rehabil, 2011-06)
PURPOSE: Opioid dependence (OD) is a serious and growing clinical condition with increasing social costs that requires expanding treatment beyond opioid agonist substitution. The opioid antagonist naltrexone has displayed ...
An experience-sampling study of depressive symptoms and their social context.
(J Nerv Ment Dis, 2011-06)
Both clinical and subclinical depression are associated with social impairment; however, few studies have examined the impact of social contact in the daily lives of people with depressive symptoms. The current study used ...
Neurocognitive mechanisms of fear conditioning and vulnerability to anxiety.
(Front Hum Neurosci, 2011)
Recent national trends in Salvia divinorum use and substance-use disorders among recent and former Salvia divinorum users compared with nonusers.
(Subst Abuse Rehabil, 2011-04)
CONTEXT: Media and scientific reports have indicated an increase in recreational use of Salvia divinorum. Epidemiological data are lacking on the trends, prevalence, and correlates of S. divinorum use in large representative ...
Breast cancer as heterogeneous disease: contributing factors and carcinogenesis mechanisms.
(Breast Cancer Res Treat, 2011-07)
The observed bimodal patterns of breast cancer incidence in the U.S. suggested that breast cancer may be viewed as more than one biological entity. We studied the factors potentially contributing to this phenomenon, specifically ...
Rapid modulation of sensory processing induced by stimulus conflict.
(J Cogn Neurosci, 2011-09)
Humans are constantly confronted with environmental stimuli that conflict with task goals and can interfere with successful behavior. Prevailing theories propose the existence of cognitive control mechanisms that can suppress ...
Unpredictability and uncertainty in anxiety: a new direction for emotional timing research.
(Front Integr Neurosci, 2011)
The role of stimulus salience and attentional capture across the neural hierarchy in a stop-signal task.
(PLoS One, 2011)
Inhibitory motor control is a core function of cognitive control. Evidence from diverse experimental approaches has linked this function to a mostly right-lateralized network of cortical and subcortical areas, wherein a ...