James Drover

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive function in 18-month-old term infants of the DIAMOND study: a randomized, controlled clinical trial with multiple dietary levels of docosahexaenoic acid
    James R Drover
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, Canada
    Early Hum Dev 87:223-30. 2011
  2. doi request reprint A randomized trial of DHA intake during infancy: school readiness and receptive vocabulary at 2-3.5 years of age
    James R Drover
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
    Early Hum Dev 88:885-91. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Vernier acuity cards: examination of development and screening validity
    James R Drover
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 87:E806-12. 2010
  4. pmc Three randomized controlled trials of early long-chain polyunsaturated Fatty Acid supplementation on means-end problem solving in 9-month-olds
    James Drover
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas and Memorial University, Dallas, TX, USA
    Child Dev 80:1376-84. 2009
  5. pmc The teller acuity cards are effective in detecting amblyopia
    James R Drover
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Optom Vis Sci 86:755-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Phonological processing deficits and the acquisition of the alphabetic principle in a severely delayed reader: a case study
    Catherine G Penney
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Nfld A1B 3X9, Canada
    Dyslexia 15:263-81. 2009
  7. pmc Normative pediatric visual acuity using single surrounded HOTV optotypes on the Electronic Visual Acuity Tester following the Amblyopia Treatment Study protocol
    James R Drover
    Retina Foundation of Southwest, Dallas, Texas 75231, USA
    J AAPOS 12:145-9. 2008
  8. pmc Randot Preschool Stereoacuity Test: normative data and validity
    Eileen Birch
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J AAPOS 12:23-6. 2008
  9. pmc Final version of the Distance Randot Stereotest: normative data, reliability, and validity
    Jingyun Wang
    Pediatric Eye Research Lab, Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas 75231, USA
    J AAPOS 14:142-6. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving the effectiveness of the infant contrast sensitivity card procedure
    James R Drover
    Faculty of Science, Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Optom Vis Sci 79:52-9. 2002

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive function in 18-month-old term infants of the DIAMOND study: a randomized, controlled clinical trial with multiple dietary levels of docosahexaenoic acid
    James R Drover
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, Canada
    Early Hum Dev 87:223-30. 2011
    ..Studies investigating cognitive outcomes following docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementation of infant formula yield conflicting results, perhaps due to inadequate dietary concentrations...
  2. doi request reprint A randomized trial of DHA intake during infancy: school readiness and receptive vocabulary at 2-3.5 years of age
    James R Drover
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
    Early Hum Dev 88:885-91. 2012
    ..Studies investigating the effects of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in infant formula on language development yield conflicting results. No study to date has investigated the effects of DHA in infant formula on school readiness...
  3. doi request reprint Vernier acuity cards: examination of development and screening validity
    James R Drover
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 87:E806-12. 2010
    ..In addition, we compared the clinical/screening validity of the two tests by testing children old enough to complete optotype acuity testing (6.2 ± 2.5 years)...
  4. pmc Three randomized controlled trials of early long-chain polyunsaturated Fatty Acid supplementation on means-end problem solving in 9-month-olds
    James Drover
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas and Memorial University, Dallas, TX, USA
    Child Dev 80:1376-84. 2009
    ..These results suggest that LCPUFA supplementation improves means-end problem solving...
  5. pmc The teller acuity cards are effective in detecting amblyopia
    James R Drover
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Optom Vis Sci 86:755-9. 2009
    ..Here, we examine whether the Teller Acuity Cards (TAC) can detect amblyopia effectively by testing children old enough (7.8 +/- 3.6 years) to complete optotype acuity testing...
  6. doi request reprint Phonological processing deficits and the acquisition of the alphabetic principle in a severely delayed reader: a case study
    Catherine G Penney
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Nfld A1B 3X9, Canada
    Dyslexia 15:263-81. 2009
    ..Using the Glass Analysis method, the authors taught TM to read and he became an independent reader. We discuss how his phonological processing deficits contributed to his reading difficulties...
  7. pmc Normative pediatric visual acuity using single surrounded HOTV optotypes on the Electronic Visual Acuity Tester following the Amblyopia Treatment Study protocol
    James R Drover
    Retina Foundation of Southwest, Dallas, Texas 75231, USA
    J AAPOS 12:145-9. 2008
    ..To provide normative pediatric visual acuity data using HOTV optotypes presented on the Electronic Visual Acuity Tester following the Amblyopia Treatment Study (ATS) protocol...
  8. pmc Randot Preschool Stereoacuity Test: normative data and validity
    Eileen Birch
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J AAPOS 12:23-6. 2008
    ..Here we report extensive normative and validity data for the final version of the test. In addition, we report normative data for a new, fourth book that adds finer disparities...
  9. pmc Final version of the Distance Randot Stereotest: normative data, reliability, and validity
    Jingyun Wang
    Pediatric Eye Research Lab, Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas 75231, USA
    J AAPOS 14:142-6. 2010
    ..By using a prototype, we reported testability, validity, and normative data. Here we report normative and validity data for the final, commercially available version of the test...
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving the effectiveness of the infant contrast sensitivity card procedure
    James R Drover
    Faculty of Science, Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Optom Vis Sci 79:52-9. 2002
    ..In all, the new CS card procedure possesses several merits that give it potential as an option for assessing spatial vision in infants, toddlers, and subjects with multiple impairments...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of amblyopia and other vision disorders in young Newfoundland and Labrador children
    James R Drover
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, N L, Canada
    Can J Ophthalmol 43:89-94. 2008
    ..In the present study, we estimate the prevalence of eye and vision disorders among young children who participated in a vision screening program in the St. John's, Newfoundland, metropolitan region...
  12. doi request reprint The DIAMOND (DHA Intake And Measurement Of Neural Development) Study: a double-masked, randomized controlled clinical trial of the maturation of infant visual acuity as a function of the dietary level of docosahexaenoic acid
    Eileen E Birch
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:848-59. 2010
    ..The range of human milk docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) concentrations worldwide is much broader than the range explored in randomized clinical trials to date...
  13. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of the contrast sensitivity card test for infants: retest variability and prediction of spatial resolution
    James R Drover
    Faculty of Science, Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Optom Vis Sci 83:228-32. 2006
    ..We assessed the retest variability of a new contrast sensitivity (CS) card procedure and its ability to predict spatial resolution...