Aaron Fernandez

Aaron Fernandez
Universidad de Sevilla | US · Departamento de Psicología Evolutiva y de la Educación

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Prepulse inhibition (PPI) refers to the modulation of the startle response by the presentation of a weaker stimulus prior to the onset of the startle stimulus. This response is consolidated along the maturation process of the mesocortical system, where the dopamine neurotransmitter plays an important role. In fact, it has been reported that agonist...
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Este libro se enmarca en la colección Investigación e intervención en Psicología e incluye ocho capítulos escritos por jóvenes investigadores que trabajan o han trabajado en el Laboratorio de Conducta Animal y Neurociencia de la Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad de Sevilla. En estos capítulos se conjuga la tradición de investigación que se h...
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The reduction of the startle response to an auditory stimulus caused by the presentation of another stimulus of lower intensity closely preceding it, a phenomenon known as prepulse inhibition (PPI), can be modulated by changes in dopaminergic activity. Schmajuk, Larrauri, De la Casa, and Levin (2009) demonstrated that this dopaminergic modulation o...
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The estimation by standardized tests on belief in personal capacity to practice regular physical activity (self-efficacy for physical activity) allows us to make predictions about the actual practice of this behavior. We do not have measuring instruments suitable for this purpose, therefore, we propose to construct and validate a scale to determine...
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Background: The estimation by standardized tests on belief in personal capacity to practice regular physical activity (self-efficacy for physical activity) allows us to make predictions about the actual practice of this behavior. We do not have measuring instruments suitable for this purpose, therefore, we propose to construct and validate a scale...
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Diverse evidences have shown that the process of natural aging causes a decline in different cognitive functions, including among them the attentional process. To determine how the healthy aging affects to the different attentional networks. Two groups: young subjects (32.5 ± 9.7 years) and an elderly group (62.7 ± 4.7 years). As instrument to eval...
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Normative data for 884 neurologically normal adults (15-93) are provided for a six-trial administration of Form 1 of the Spanish version of the Verbal Selective Reminding Test (VSRT). Form 2 was also administered to 391 adults (18-87). Age was the most important predictor of performance on all VSRT scores in Forms 1 and 2. Additionally, women and h...

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