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Longitudinal Comparison of in Clinic and at Home Administration of the Cogstate Brief Battery and Demonstrated Practice Effects in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging

Authors: N H Stricker, E S Lundt, E C Alden, S M Albertson, M M Machulda, W K Kremers, D S Knopman, R C Petersen, M M Mielke

Journal: The Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease

Year Published: 2020

Background: The Cogstate Brief Battery (CBB) is a computerized cognitive assessment that can be completed in clinic or at home. Design/Objective: This retrospective study investigated whether practice effects / performance trajectories of the CBB differ by […]

Returning Adolescents to Driving after Sports-Related Concussions: What Influences Physician Decision-Making

Authors: James MacDonald, Neha Patel, Julie Young, Emily Stuart

Journal: The Journal of Pediatrics

Year Published: 2018

Objective: To determine which data collected on an initial patient clinic visit for a sports-related concussion (SRC) might influence physicians to clear an adolescent to return to drive (RTD) after injury. Study design: Retrospective cohort study […]

Chronic work stress and decreased vagal tone impairs decision making and reaction time in jockeys

Authors: Kathleen Landolt, Paul Maruff, Ben Horan, Michael Kingsley, Glynda Kinsella, Paul D O'Halloran, Matthew W Hale, Bradley J Wright

Journal: Psychoneuroendocrinology

Year Published: 2017

The inverse relationship between acute stress and decision-making is well documented, but few studies have investigated the impact of chronic stress. Jockeys work exhaustive schedules and have extremely dangerous occupations, with safe performance requiring quick reaction […]

Computerised cognitive assessment of concussed Australian Rules footballers

Authors: M Makdissi, A Collie, P Maruff, D G Darby, A Bush, P McCrory, K Bennell

Journal: British Journal of Sports Medicine

Year Published: 2001

Background: “Paper and pencil” neuropsychological tests play an important role in the management of sports related concussions. They provide objective information on the athlete’s cognitive function and thus facilitate decisions on safe return to sport. It […]

Fatigue-related impairment in the speed, accuracy and variability of psychomotor performance: comparison with blood alcohol levels

Authors: Paul Maruff, Marina G Falleti, Alex Collie, David Darby, Michael McStephen

Journal: Journal of Sleep Research

Year Published: 2005

Cognitive performance is impaired by fatigue arising from sustained wakefulness and alcohol. Three recent papers directly compared the effects of increasing fatigue and blood alcohol concentration (%BAC) to provide a framework for understanding fatigue-related cognitive impairment. […]

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