Franklin C Brown

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This study examined the degree to which anxiety contributed to inconsistent material-specific memory difficulties among 243 patients with temporal lobe epilepsy from the Multisite Epilepsy Study. Visual memory performance on the Rey Complex Figure Test (RCFT) was poorer for those with high versus low levels of anxiety but was not found to be related to the(More)
In previous studies, children with both Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and a Reading Disorder were found to have more difficulties with processing speed, working memory, and timed as opposed to non-timed executive functioning (EF) measures when compared with those with either disorder alone. The current study found that older adolescents(More)
There are a variety of well-established neuropsychological tests that are helpful in identifying global and specific verbal memory deficits. In contrast, tests of visual memory have produced less consistent results likely due in part to confounding variables such as verbal encodability, administration difficulties, and insufficient differentiation of among(More)
Several large meta-analytic studies have failed to support a consistent relationship between visual or "nonverbal" memory deficits and right mesial temporal lobe changes. The Brown Location Test (BLT), a recently developed dot location learning and memory test, uses a nonsymmetrical array and provides control over many of the confounding variables (e.g.,(More)
This study examined the ability of an asymmetrical dot location memory test (Brown Location Test, BLT) and two verbal memory tests (Verbal Selective Reminding Test (VSRT) and California Verbal Learning Test, Second Edition (CVLT-II)) to correctly lateralize left (LTLE) or right (RTLE) mesial temporal lobe epilepsy that was confirmed with video-EEG. Subjects(More)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has often been conceptualized as arising executive dysfunctions (e.g., inattention, defective inhibition). However, recent studies suggested that cognitive inefficiency may underlie many ADHD symptoms, according to reaction time and processing speed abnormalities. This study explored whether a non-timed(More)
This study examined the degree to which subclinical obsessive-compulsive symptoms (SOCS) among individuals with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) were associated with response inhibition difficulties on a performance-based test. Participants consisted of 64 adults with AD/HD who completed the Conner׳s Continuous Performance Test, Second(More)
  • Kathy R Vander Werff, bullet Prieve, Vander Werff, Preston, J L Georgantas, Georgantas +18 others
  • 2013
Accuracy and time efficiency of two ASSR analysis methods using clinical test protocols. Air-and bone-conducted tone burst auditory brainstem responses for classification of hearing loss and the relationship to behavioral threshold. (2007). Test-retest reliability of wideband reflectance measures in infants under screening and diagnostic test conditions.(More)
he electrical potential across the cell membrane plays a pivotal role in cellular function. In excitable cells, rapid membrane potential changes are the signaling mechanism for cell-to-cell communication and the trigger for important cellular functions, as in excitation-contraction or excitation-secretion coupling. Our knowledge of membrane potentials is(More)
The incorporation of intracisternally injected L-[methyl-3H]methionine [( 3H]Met) or S-adenosyl-L-[methyl-3H]methionine (Ado[3H]Met) into rat brain AdoMet and phospholipid pools was examined. When [3H]Met was administered, both AdoMet and phospholipid pools were labeled. However, exogenously injected Ado[3H]Met did not serve as a substrate for(More)