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Publications

Below please find selected publications from some of our AAPdN Fellows:

Fletcher-Janzen, E. (2009). Intelligent Testing: Bridging the gap between classical and romantic science in assessment. In Kaufman, J. C. (Ed.), Intelligent Testing: Integrating Psychological Theory and Clinical Practice. New York: Cambridge.

Fletcher-Janzen, E. (2008). The assessment and treatment of seizure disorders: Gender perspectives. In E. Fletcher-Janzen (Ed.). The Neuropsychology of Women. New York: Springer.

Fletcher-Janzen, E., & Reynolds, C. R. (2008). Neuroscientific and clinical perspectives on the RTI initiative in learning disabilities diagnosis and intervention. New York: Wiley.

Ensign, J., Maricle, D.E., Brown, C., & Mayfield, J. (2012). Psychosocial subtypes on the Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second Edition following pediatric traumatic brain injury. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 27(3), 277-292.

Fitzgerald, E. F., Shrestha, S., Gomez, M. I., McCaffrey, R. J., Zimmerman, E. A., Kannan, K., & Hwant, S. (2012).  Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), polycholirnated biphenyls (PCBs) and neuropsychological status among older adults in New York.  NeuroToxicology, 33, 8 - 15. 

Gunner, J. H., Miele, A. S., Lynch, J. K., & McCaffrey, R. J. (2012).  The Albany Consistency Index for the Test of Memory Malingering.  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 27, 1 - 9. 

Gunner, J. H., Miele, A. S., Lynch, J. K., & McCaffrey, R. J. (2012).  Performance of non- neurological older adults on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test and the Stroop Color-Word Test: Normal variability of cognitive impairment?  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 27, 398 - 405.

Miele, A. S., Gunner, J. H., Lynch, J. K., & McCaffrey, R. J. (2012).  Are embedded validity indices equivalent to free-standing symptom validity tests?  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 27, 10 - 22. 

Nicholls, C.J. contributor to Karen Postal & Kira Armstrong (Eds.). (2013) Feedback that Sticks: The Art of Effective Communicating Neuropsychological Assessment Results. New York: Oxford University Press.

Nicholls, C. J. (2012, November 21). [Review of the book Developmental Social Neuroscience and Childhood Brain Insult, by V. Anderson & M. H. Beauchamp]. Child Neuropsychology. Retrieved from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/09297049.2012.746293

Shaheen, S.  (2013). Motor Assessment in Pediatric Neuropsychology: Relationships to Executive Function; Journal of Applied Neuropsychology:  Child, Special Issue on Executive Functioning, (2) 2, 116-124.  

Thaler, N.S., Mayfield, J., Reynolds, C.R., Hadland, Cora & Allen, D.N. (2012). Teacher reported behavioral disturbances in children with traumatic brain injury: An examination of the BASC-2. Applied Neuropsychology: Child 1 (1), 30-37.

Thaler, N.S., Allen, D.N., Hart, J.S., Boucher, J.R., McMurray, J.C., & Mayfield, J (2012). Neurocognitive correlates of the Trail Making Test for Older Children in patients with traumatic brain injury. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology 27 (4), 446-452.

Wasserman, T., & Wasserman, L. D. (2013). Toward an integrated model of executive functioning in children. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 2(2), 88-96.

Wasserman, T. Designing pedagogy incorporating executive function. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 2(2), 150-157.

Wasserman, T., & Wasserman, L. D. (2012). The sensitivity and specificity of neuropsychological tests in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 1(2), 90-99.

Webb, N.E. (2012). Explaining Traumatic Brain Injury and Recovery to Parents. Pediatric Review, 26(1).

Webb, N. E. (2011, July 12).  Neurobiology of Bliss: Sacred and Profane. Scientific American. Retrieved from: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=the-neurobiology-of-bliss-sacred-and-profane.

Webb, N.E. (2011). A Neuropsychologist by Any Other Name. [Review of the book Principles and Practice of Lifespan Developmental Neuropsychology, by J. Donders & S. J. Hunter]. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 26(1), 78-79.

AAPdN BOOK SERIES

Neuropsychology of Children in Africa

M.J. Boivin, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA; B. Giordani, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (Eds.)

Perspectives on Risk and Resilience
Series: Specialty Topics in Pediatric Neuropsychology

  • First book dedicated to integration of developmental neuropsychology and public health
  • First book to address rehabilitative issues for this study population.
  • Contains cutting edge research on co-constructivist paradigm of cognitive development

Increasingly, global humanitarian e!orts are focusing on improving the lives of children. And among the developing world, the African nations are particularly a!ected by extreme weather conditions, devastating pandemics, and armed con"ict. Neurocognitive science o!ers significant avenues toward bringing needed aid to the continent while creating a template for helping children worldwide.

The studies in Neuropsychology of Children in Africa clearly illustrate how the brain develops and adjusts in the face of adversity. Contributors span assessment approaches and public health risk factors, and represent established topics and emerging lines of research, including biocultural constructs and genomic technologies. Together, these chapters argue for methodology that is culturally sensitive, scientifically rigorous, consistent, and sustainable. And although the focus is pediatric, the book takes a lifespan approach to prevention and intervention, modeling a universal framework for understanding neurocognitive development. Included in the coverage:Assessment of very young children in Africa in the context of HIV. Psychosocial aspects of malnutrition among African children. Assessment of neuropsychological outcomes in pediatric severe malaria. Neurodisability screening using the Ten Questions questionnaire. The neuropsychology of sickle cell disease in West African children.Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy for African children. As a guide to current findings or a springboard for new studies, Neuropsychology of Children in Africa is a necessary reference for researchers, policymakers, and diverse professionals in global aid organizations, and across the discipline.

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