Right Frontal Pole Cortical Thickness and Social Competence in Children With Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury: Cognitive Proficiency as a Mediator

@article{Levan2015RightFP,
  title={Right Frontal Pole Cortical Thickness and Social Competence in Children With Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury: Cognitive Proficiency as a Mediator},
  author={Ashley Levan and Leslie C. Baxter and C. Brock Kirwan and Garrett M. Black and Shawn D Gale},
  journal={Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation},
  year={2015},
  volume={30},
  pages={E24–E31}
}
Objective:To examine the association between right frontal pole cortical thickness, social competence, and cognitive proficiency in children participants with a history of chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI). Participants:Twenty-three children (65% male; M age = 12.8 years, SD = 2.3 years) at least 1 year post-injury (M = 3.3 years, SD = 1.7 years) were evaluated with the Cognitive Proficiency Index (CPI) from the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 4th Edition, and their caregiver… 
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