executive function

Severity of Ongoing Post-Concussive Symptoms as a Predictor of Cognitive Performance Following a Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Authors: Veronik Sicard, Danielle C Hergert, Sharvani Pabbathi Reddy, Cidney R Robertson-Benta, Andrew B Dodd, Nicholas A Shaff, David D Stephenson, Keith Owen Yeates, Jason A Cromer, Richard A Campbell, John P Phillips, Robert E Sapien, Andrew R Mayer

Journal: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society

Year Published: 2020

Objective: This study aimed to examine the predictors of cognitive performance in patients with pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (pmTBI) and to determine whether group differences in cognitive performance on a computerized test battery could be […]

The Effect of Cochlear Implants on Cognitive Function in Older Adults: Initial Baseline and 18-Month Follow Up Results for a Prospective International Longitudinal Study

Authors: Julia Sarant, David Harris, Peter Busby, Paul Maruff, Adrian Schembri, Richard Dowell and Robert Briggs

Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience

Year Published: 2019

Abstract In older adults, hearing loss is independently associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline, and has been identified to be a modifiable risk factor for dementia. The mechanism underlying the cognitive decline associated with […]

Explaining Upper or Lower Extremity Crossover Effects of Visuomotor Choice Reaction Time Training

Authors: Tobias Engeroff, Florian Giesche, Daniel Niederer, Sina Gerten, Jan Wilke, Lutz Vogt, Winfried Banzer

Journal: Perceptual and Motor Skills

Year Published: 2019

Current evidence indicates a strong relation between improved visuomotor choice reaction time (VMRT) and a reduced risk of lower extremity injury, making both lower- and upper extremity VMRT training paradigms valuable to athletes. This investigation studied […]

Water intake reverses dehydration associated impaired executive function in healthy young women.

Authors: Freese E, Harkness L, Leone CA, Mitchell ES, Stachenfeld NS

Journal: Physiology and Behavior

Year Published: 2018

Introduction Healthy women do not always consume Recommended Daily Levels of fluid intake ad libitum. We hypothesized that 1) women lose ≥ 1.0% BW during daily activities, 2) that mild body water loss impairs memory and […]

Executive Function in Adolescence: Associations with Child and Family Risk Factors and Self-Regulation in Early Childhood.

Authors: Berthelsen D, Hayes N, White SLJ, Williams KE

Journal: Frontiers in Psychology

Year Published: 2017

Executive functions are important higher-order cognitive skills for goal-directed thought and action. These capacities contribute to successful school achievement and lifelong wellbeing. The importance of executive functions to children’s education begins in early childhood and continues […]

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