Kenneth M. Heilman, Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
University of Florida, Gainesville, Gainesville, FL, United States 
Area:
attention, apraxia, language
Website:
http://neurology.ufl.edu/divisions-2/memory-and-cognitive-disorders/memory-and-cognitive-faculty/kenneth-heilman-m-d/
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Research advances reported by Heilman and co-workers demonstrated that:

A cortico-limbic-reticular network mediates attention.
In most people, the right hemisphere is dominant for attending to both sides of space (see hemispatial neglect).
In most people, it was the right hemisphere of the brain that was important for emotional communication (prosody).
Skilled movement (praxis), such as tool use, is controlled in most people by a left hemisphere modular network where the parietal lobe contains the representations of the spatial trajectories for these skilled movements, and the frontal lobe transforms this into motor codes.
The right hemisphere's parietal lobe controls the autonomic nervous system.
First to describe orthostatic tremor.

( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_Heilman )

Mean distance: 12.7 (cluster 30)
 
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Buchwald N, Kelly A, Heilman KM, et al. (2020) Musical hallucinations with a right frontotemporal stroke. Neurocase. 1-4
Pisanuwongrak K, Julayanont P, Heilman KM. (2020) Degenerative dementia with proximal radial and lower vertical spatial neglect. Neurocase. 1-5
Julayanont P, Burks DW, Heilman KM. (2020) Proactive interference apraxic agraphia: a writing and drawing disorder associated with corticobasal syndrome. Neurocase. 1-6
Morris M, Mańkowska A, Heilman KM. (2020) Upper Vertical Spatial Neglect With A Right Temporal Lobe Stroke. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology : Official Journal of the Society For Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology. 33: 63-66
Wasserman V, Emrani S, Matusz EF, et al. (2020) Visuospatial performance in patients with statistically-defined mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 1-10
Tariq U, Parker A, Saadatpour L, et al. (2020) Posterior Cortical Atrophy with Right Lower Egocentric Quadrantic Neglect and Lower Vertical Allocentric Neglect. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology : the Official Journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists
Hromas G, Polejaeva E, Sozda CN, et al. (2019) The influence of traumatic brain injury on the allocation of vertical spatial attention. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 1-10
Mańkowska A, Heilman KM, Williamson JB, et al. (2019) Age-related changes in the allocation of spatially directed focal attention. Neuropsychology, Development, and Cognition. Section B, Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition. 1-17
Williamson JB, Murphy A, Lamb DG, et al. (2019) Improved Accuracy on Lateralized Spatial Judgments in Healthy Aging. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : Jins. 1-7
Julayanont P, Burks DW, Heilman KM. (2019) Vertical and Radial Attentional Neglect in Corticobasal Syndrome. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology : Official Journal of the Society For Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology. 32: 208-213
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