neuropsychology

Computerized assessment of cognitive impairment among children undergoing radiation therapy for medulloblastoma

Authors: Andrew M. Heitzer, Jason M. Ashford, Brian T. Harel, Adrian Schembri, Michelle A. Swain, Joanna Wallace, Kirsten K. Ness, Fang Wang, Hui Zhang, Thomas E. Merchant, Giles W. Robinson, Amar Gajjar & Heather M. Conklin

Journal: Journal of Neuro-oncology

Year Published: 2019

Purpose: Advantages to computerized cognitive assessment include increased precision of response time measurement and greater availability of alternate forms. Cogstate is a computerized cognitive battery developed to monitor attention, memory, and processing speed. Although the literature […]

Comparison of PC and iPad administrations of the Cogstate Brief Battery in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging: Assessing cross-modality equivalence of computerized neuropsychological tests

Authors: Nikki H. Stricker, Emily S. Lundt, Kelly K. Edwards, Mary M. Machulda, Walter K. Kremers, Rosebud O. Roberts, David S. Knopman, Ronald C. Petersen & Michelle M. Mielke

Journal: The Clinical Neuropsychologist

Year Published: 2019

Objective: Computerized neuropsychological assessments are increasingly used in clinical practice, population studies of cognitive aging and clinical trial enrichment. Subtle, but significant, performance differences have been demonstrated across different modes of test administration and require further […]

Neuropsychological benefits of computerized cognitive rehabilitation training in Ugandan children surviving severe malaria: A randomized controlled trial

Authors: Michael J Boivin, Noeline Nakasujja, Alla Sikorskii, Horacio Ruiseñor-Escudero, Itziar Familiar-Lopez, Kimberley Walhof, Esther M van der Lugt, Robert O Opoka, Bruno Giordani

Journal: Brain Research Bulletin

Year Published: 2018

Background Computerized cognitive rehabilitation training (CCRT) may be beneficial for alleviating persisting neurocognitive deficits in Ugandan severe malaria survivors. We completed a randomized controlled trial of CCRT for both severe malaria and non-malaria cohorts of children. […]

Computerized Cognitive Testing for Use in Clinical Trials: A Comparison of the NIH Toolbox and Cogstate C3 Batteries

Authors: R F Buckley, K P Sparks, K V Papp, M Dekhtyar, C Martin, S Burnham, R A Sperling, D M Rentz

Journal: The Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease

Year Published: 2018

Background: As prevention trials for Alzheimer’s disease move into asymptomatic populations, identifying older individuals who manifest the earliest cognitive signs of Alzheimer’s disease is critical. Computerized cognitive testing has the potential to replace current gold standard […]

Effects of Recent Alcohol Consumption Level on Neurocognitive Performance in HIV+ Individuals

Authors: Kara R Douglas-Newman, Rachel V Smith, Mary V Spiers, Timothy Pond, Henry R Kranzler

Journal: Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment

Year Published: 2017

Objectives: Although HIV+ individuals may be at increased risk of alcohol-related cognitive impairment, the relations between drinking level and cognitive performance in these individuals are not well understood. We examined whether higher levels of recent drinking […]

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