Abnormally high EEG alpha synchrony during working memory maintenance in twins discordant for schizophrenia.

TitleAbnormally high EEG alpha synchrony during working memory maintenance in twins discordant for schizophrenia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsBachman, P, Kim J, Yee CM, Therman S, Manninen M, Lönnqvist J, Kaprio J, Huttunen MO, Näätänen R, Cannon TD
JournalSchizophrenia research
Volume103
Issue1-3
Pagination293-7
Date Published2008 Aug
ISSN0920-9964
KeywordsAdult, Alpha Rhythm, Attention, cerebral cortex, Cohort Studies, Cortical Synchronization, Discrimination Learning, Diseases in Twins, Dominance, Cerebral, Female, Humans, Male, Memory, Short-Term, Middle Aged, Orientation, Pattern Recognition, Visual, Schizophrenia, Twins, Dizygotic, Twins, Monozygotic
Abstract

The present analyses aimed to test the prediction that schizophrenia patients and their non-schizophrenic co-twins would display reduced efficiency of the neurocognitive mechanisms subserving active maintenance of spatial information in working memory.

DOI10.1111/j.1751-7893.2008.00088.x
Alternate JournalSchizophr. Res.