John T. Bruer

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  • J T Bruer
  • American journal of public health
  • 1982
An exhaustive bibliography which assesses the methodological rigor of the patient compliance literature, and citation data from the Science Citation Index (SCI) are combined to determine if methodologically rigorous papers are used with greater frequency than substandard articles by compliance investigators. There are low, but statistically significant,(More)
Suppose a pediatrician found a website showing growth curves for children, and observed that by age 14 on average, boys reach 93% of their adult height and 75% of their young adult weight. Suppose he inferred from the growth chart that the period of fastest physical growth, from 2 to 14 years, is a critical period for physical training, the period during(More)
IN AN ERA OF TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE, RESEARCHERS OFTEN FIND THEMSELVES IN THE mixed company of policy makers, legislators, and educators looking for “evidence-based” practice. That’s how it was earlier this year in March, when a distinguished international group of neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists convened at the University of Chile in Santiago(More)
The growth and rising cost of bibliographic materials require that attempts to make all medical libraries comprehensive and self-contained be replaced by the provision of selective collections devoted to the most used and useful materials, particularly in developing countries with limited resources. Journals constitute the most important and expensive(More)
This study uses author co-citation analysis to trace prospectively the development of the cognitive neuroscience of attention between 1980 and 2005 from its precursor disciplines: cognitive psychology, single cell neurophysiology, neuropsychology, and evoked potential research. The author set consists of 28 authors highly active in attentional research in(More)