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 […]

Amyloid-Related Memory Decline in Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease Is Dependent on APOE ε4 and Is Detectable over 18-Months.

Authors: Christine Thai, Yen Ying Lim, Victor L Villemagne, Simon M Laws, David Ames, Kathryn A Ellis, Stephanie R Rainey-Smith, Ralph N Martins, Colin L Masters, Christopher C Rowe, Paul Maruff, Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) Research Group

Journal: PloS One

Year Published: 2015

High levels of β-amyloid (Aβ) in the brain and carriage of the APOE ε4 allele have each been linked to cognitive impairment in cognitively normal (CN) older adults. However, the relationship between these two biomarkers and […]

Designing and Evaluating Brain Powered Games for Cognitive Training and Rehabilitation in At-Risk African Children

Authors: B Giordani, B Novak, A Sikorskii, P Bangirana, N Nakasujja, B M Winn, M J Boivin

Journal: Global Mental Health

Year Published: 2015

Background: Valid, reliable, accessible, and cost-effective computer-training approaches can be important components in scaling up educational support across resource-poor settings, such as sub-Saharan Africa. The goal of the current study was to develop a computer-based training […]

Slower reaction times and impaired learning in young adults with birth weight <1500 g

Authors: Sonja Strang-Karlsson, Sture Andersson, Maria Paile-Hyvärinen, David Darby, Petteri Hovi, Katri Räikkönen, Anu-Katriina Pesonen, Kati Heinonen, Anna-Liisa Järvenpää, Johan G Eriksson, Eero Kajantie

Journal: Pediatrics

Year Published: 2010

Objective: Children with very low birth weight (VLBW; <1500 g) perform worse on cognitive tests than do children who are born at term. Whether this difference persists into adulthood has been little studied. We assessed core […]

Criterion and construct validity of the CogState Schizophrenia Battery in Japanese patients with schizophrenia

Authors: Taisuke Yoshida, Motomu Suga, Kunimasa Arima, Yasuko Muranaka, Tsunehiko Tanaka, Satoshi Eguchi, Crystal Lin, Sumiko Yoshida, Masanori Ishikawa, Yuko Higuchi, Tomonori Seo, Yoshinori Ueoka, Masahito Tomotake, Yasuhiro Kaneda, David Darby, Paul Maruff, Masaomi Iyo, Kiyoto Kasai, Teruhiko Higuchi, Tomiki Sumiyoshi, Tetsuro Ohmori, Kiyohisa Takahashi, Kenji Hashimoto

Journal: Public Library of Science One

Year Published: 2011

Background: The CogState Schizophrenia Battery (CSB), a computerized cognitive battery, covers all the same cognitive domains as the Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia (MATRICS) Consensus Cognitive Battery but is briefer to conduct. […]

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