Tara M Davis

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BACKGROUND We recently described a research study in which age-related changes in interaural asymmetry were elicited using the N400 of the auditory event-related potentials (AERP) (Davis et al, 2013). The N400 was the primary focus due to its sensitivity to various aspects of semantic processing (Kutas and Hillyard, 1984), which we measured using a(More)
To explore the effects of gender, age, and positive (FH+) and negative (FH-) family history of alcoholism on alcohol-related expectancies, the Alcohol Expectancy Questionnaire (AEQ) was administered to 627 college students (female n = 430). In an attempt to control for consumption effects, only individuals who described themselves as heavy drinkers were(More)
  • Eric A Meyer, Scott Rogers, Jim Schachterle, Madhu Prasher, Acquisitions Coordinator, Tim Madrid +9 others
  • 2002
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BACKGROUND Various dimensions of auditory processing, especially the perception of speech in the presence of background competition, have been shown to deteriorate with age. A persistent problem in the assessment of these age-related changes has been the high prevalence of age-related high-frequency hearing loss in elderly persons. Some investigators have(More)
BACKGROUND The degree of interaural asymmetry (IA) obtained on a dichotic listening task is affected by attentional demands attributable to the mode of test administration. Previous research has shown that IA in the elderly is more influenced by increased attentional demands than young adults (YAs), but the effect of attentional mode on IA in middle-aged(More)
OBJECTIVE Abnormal interaural asymmetry on tests of dichotic listening is commonly observed in individuals suspected of auditory processing disorder (APD). Although a structural basis for the abnormality has been widely accepted, the influence of cognitive variables on the degree of observed asymmetry has gained increasing attention. To study this issue, we(More)
1. After pretraining in an undrugged state, young (6 months) and aged (18-24 months) rats were trained on a spatial learning-set task after receiving one of four doses of diazepam (1, 2, 3 or 5 mg/kg) or the drug vehicle. The effects of 5 mg/kg of diazepam were also assessed on the spatial learning-set task one full hour after injection (delay condition) as(More)
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