Dane E. Anderson

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STUDY OBJECTIVES To examine neural correlates of working memory performance in patients with primary insomnia (PIs) compared with well-matched good sleepers (GSs). DESIGN Twenty-five PIs and 25 GSs underwent functional MRI while performing an N-back working memory task. SETTING VA hospital sleep laboratory and University-based functional imaging center.(More)
Sleep deprivation has adverse consequences for a variety of cognitive functions. The exact effects of sleep deprivation, though, are dependent upon the cognitive process examined. Within working memory, for example, some component processes are more vulnerable to sleep deprivation than others. Additionally, the differential impacts on cognition of different(More)
The probabilities of developing breast cancer to and between various ages were estimated for 699 sisters of patients from three pedigree groups: sisters of patients whose (1) mothers, (2) sisters, or (3) second-degree relatives had previous breast cancer. The pedigree source of the patient and the laterality of disease had important effects on her sister's(More)
The purposes of this study were to examine whether or not self-regulation of physiological responses demonstrates day-to-day reliability, to determine the degree of individual subject consistency (or concordance) in the ability to self-regulate across several different physiological responses, and, finally, to explore the impact of biofeedback training on(More)
An approach to enhancing the language comprehension of young developmentally delayed children utilizing receptive language tasks presented in a cognitive, 'problem-solving' context is described. Over a 2 year period 16 language impaired and developmentally delayed children were provided with 8 weeks of concentrated instruction in five language areas: nouns,(More)
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