M Dennis

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Developmental plasticity in children: the role of biological risk, development, time, and reserve
    M Dennis
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Commun Disord 33:321-31; quiz 332. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Idiom comprehension deficits in relation to corpus callosum agenesis and hypoplasia in children with spina bifida meningomyelocele
    Joelene Huber-Okrainec
    Brain and Behavior Research Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Brain Lang 93:349-68. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Saccadic adaptation in Chiari type II malformation
    Michael S Salman
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
    Can J Neurol Sci 33:372-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term neuromotor speech deficits in survivors of childhood posterior fossa tumors: effects of tumor type, radiation, age at diagnosis, and survival years
    Joelene F Huber
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Child Neurol 22:848-54. 2007
  5. pmc Cerebellar motor function in spina bifida meningomyelocele
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Cerebellum 9:484-98. 2010
  6. pmc Age, plasticity, and homeostasis in childhood brain disorders
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada Electronic address
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:2760-73. 2013
  7. pmc Cognitive, affective, and conative theory of mind (ToM) in children with traumatic brain injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 5:25-39. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Irony and empathy in children with traumatic brain injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:338-48. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Emotional expression and socially modulated emotive communication in children with traumatic brain injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:34-43. 2013
  10. pmc Theory of mind in children with traumatic brain injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:908-16. 2012

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Publications80

  1. ncbi request reprint Developmental plasticity in children: the role of biological risk, development, time, and reserve
    M Dennis
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Commun Disord 33:321-31; quiz 332. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Idiom comprehension deficits in relation to corpus callosum agenesis and hypoplasia in children with spina bifida meningomyelocele
    Joelene Huber-Okrainec
    Brain and Behavior Research Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Brain Lang 93:349-68. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Saccadic adaptation in Chiari type II malformation
    Michael S Salman
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
    Can J Neurol Sci 33:372-8. 2006
    ..Chiari type II malformation (CII) is a developmental deformity of the cerebellum and brainstem that is associated with spina bifida. We investigated the effects of CII on saccadic adaptation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term neuromotor speech deficits in survivors of childhood posterior fossa tumors: effects of tumor type, radiation, age at diagnosis, and survival years
    Joelene F Huber
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Child Neurol 22:848-54. 2007
    ..Dysfluent and slow speech occur in cerebellar tumor survivors, regardless of tumor type and radiation history. Cerebellar tumors in childhood limit speech rate in adulthood...
  5. pmc Cerebellar motor function in spina bifida meningomyelocele
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Cerebellum 9:484-98. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Age, plasticity, and homeostasis in childhood brain disorders
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada Electronic address
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:2760-73. 2013
    ..As well, we review developmental and childhood acquired disorders that involve a failure of regulatory homeostasis. Our core arguments are as follows: ..
  7. pmc Cognitive, affective, and conative theory of mind (ToM) in children with traumatic brain injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 5:25-39. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Irony and empathy in children with traumatic brain injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:338-48. 2013
    ..Deficits in understanding the social, conative function of indirect speech acts like irony and empathy have widespread and deep implications for social function in children with TBI...
  9. doi request reprint Emotional expression and socially modulated emotive communication in children with traumatic brain injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:34-43. 2013
    ..Children with TBI have difficulty understanding the dual role of facial emotions in expressing feelings and communicating socially relevant but deceptive emotions, and these difficulties likely contribute to their social problems...
  10. pmc Theory of mind in children with traumatic brain injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:908-16. 2012
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  11. pmc The cognitive phenotype of spina bifida meningomyelocele
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 16:31-9. 2010
    ..We discuss some implications of the SBM cognitive phenotype for assessment, rehabilitation, and research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neurobiology of perceptual and motor timing in children with spina bifida in relation to cerebellar volume
    Maureen Dennis
    Brain and Behaviour Program Psychology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Brain 127:1292-301. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint New perspectives on cognitive and behavioral outcome after childhood closed head injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Neuropsychol 25:1-3. 2004
  14. pmc Language disorders in children with central nervous system injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:417-32. 2010
    ..Finally, it attempts to situate language in the broader realm of cognition and in current theoretical accounts of embodied cognition...
  15. ncbi request reprint Covert orienting to exogenous and endogenous cues in children with spina bifida
    Maureen Dennis
    Brain and Behaviour Program, Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont M5G 1X8, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 43:976-87. 2005
    ..g., a greater cue-validity effect) for exogenous although not for endogenous cues. Covert orienting deficits were associated with midbrain dysmorphology in the form of beaking of the tectum, and with right posterior brain volume loss...
  16. ncbi request reprint Peripersonal spatial attention in children with spina bifida: associations between horizontal and vertical line bisection and congenital malformations of the corpus callosum, midbrain, and posterior cortex
    Maureen Dennis
    Brain and Behaviour Program, Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1X8
    Neuropsychologia 43:2000-10. 2005
    ..Line bisection in children with SBM reflects three deficits: an exaggerated attentional bias to left hemispace, an abnormal attentional bias to inferior hemispace; and a larger zone of subjective uncertainty in bisection judgments...
  17. pmc Upper limb motor function in young adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
    M Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1447-53. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to measure upper limb motor function in young adults with spina bifida meningomyelocele (SBM) and typically developing age peers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Space-based inhibition of return in children with spina bifida
    Maureen Dennis
    Brain and Behaviour Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neuropsychology 19:456-65. 2005
    ..The data add to the emerging evidence for SBM deficits in attentional orienting to salient information...
  19. pmc Why IQ is not a covariate in cognitive studies of neurodevelopmental disorders
    Maureen Dennis
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:331-43. 2009
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  20. pmc Verb generation in children with spina bifida
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:181-91. 2008
    ..Congenital cerebellar dysmorphology is associated with impaired performance in verb generation accuracy, although not with increased response times to produce verbs..
  21. ncbi request reprint Prospective, declarative, and nondeclarative memory in young adults with spina bifida
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:312-23. 2007
    ..Memory deficits were exacerbated by an increased number of lifetime shunt revisions, a marker for unstable hydrocephalus. Memory status was positively correlated with functional independence, an important component of quality of life...
  22. pmc Puppets, robots, critics, and actors within a taxonomy of attention for developmental disorders
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:673-90. 2008
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  23. ncbi request reprint A model of neurocognitive function in spina bifida over the life span
    Maureen Dennis
    Brain and Behavior Program, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Rm 6278A, Ontario, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:285-96. 2006
    ..The preservation of strengths in associative processing depends in part on the severity of the CNS deficits in SBM and the impact of the environment...
  24. pmc Strong-meter and weak-meter rhythm identification in spina bifida meningomyelocele and volumetric parcellation of rhythm-relevant cerebellar regions
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:84-8. 2009
    ..Cerebellar parcellations in children with SBM showed an abnormal configuration of volume fractions in cerebellar regions important for rhythm function: a smaller inferior-posterior lobe, and larger anterior and superior-posterior lobes...
  25. pmc Mathematical learning disabilities in special populations: phenotypic variation and cross-disorder comparisons
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Departments of Surgery and Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 15:80-9. 2009
    ..We project the status of MLD research ten years hence with respect to theoretical gains, advances in methodology, and principled intervention studies...
  26. doi request reprint Theory of mind depends on domain-general executive functions of working memory and cognitive inhibition in children with traumatic brain injury
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 31:835-47. 2009
    ..The expression of ToM in school-age children with traumatic brain injury is not domain specific, but instead depends on the domain-general functions of working memory and cognitive inhibition...
  27. pmc Margaret Kennard (1899-1975): not a 'principle' of brain plasticity but a founding mother of developmental neuropsychology
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Cortex 46:1043-59. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Motor learning in children with spina bifida: intact learning and performance on a ballistic task
    Maureen Dennis
    Brain and Behaviour Program, Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:598-608. 2006
    ....
  29. pmc Prospective memory in adults with spina bifida
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:1749-55. 2010
    ..Individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders have been observed to show accelerated cognitive aging or even dementia as early as 30 and 40 years of age. Memory deficits are an important component of age-related cognitive loss...
  30. ncbi request reprint Understanding of literal truth, ironic criticism, and deceptive praise following childhood head injury
    M Dennis
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Lang 78:1-16. 2001
    ..Even mild CHI impaired the ability to understand the intentionality underlying deceptive praise. CHI, especially biologically significant CHI, appears to place children at risk for failure to understand language as externalized thought...
  31. ncbi request reprint How children with head injury represent real and deceptive emotion in short narratives
    M Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Lang 61:450-83. 1998
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  32. ncbi request reprint Reading and writing skills in young adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
    Marcia Barnes
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:655-63. 2004
    ..Reading comprehension and writing remain deficient in adults with SBH and have consequences for educational attainments and functional independence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome in young adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
    R Hetherington
    Community Health and Knowledge Transfer, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1X8, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:117-24. 2006
    ..Quality of life was studied in 31 adult survivors of spina bifida, each with Verbal or Performance IQ score over 70...
  34. ncbi request reprint Poor reading comprehension despite fast word decoding in children with hydrocephalus
    M A Barnes
    Psychology Department, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Lang 76:35-44. 2001
    ..The reading comprehension deficits of good decoders with hydrocephalus are not related to early-stage processing deficits in word recognition speed. Likely origins of comprehension failure in this group are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Attentional-inhibitory control and social-behavioral regulation after childhood closed head injury: do biological, developmental, and recovery variables predict outcome?
    M Dennis
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 7:683-92. 2001
    ..Variability in cognitive outcome after childhood CHI is not random, but appears related to age, time, and biological features of the injury...
  36. ncbi request reprint Rhythm and melody in children and adolescents after left or right temporal lobectomy
    M Dennis
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Brain Cogn 47:461-9. 2001
    ..Pitch and melodic contour show different patterns of lateralization after temporal lobectomy in childhood or adolescence...
  37. ncbi request reprint Perception and estimation of time in long-term survivors of childhood posterior fossa tumors
    R Hetherington
    Department of Psychology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 6:682-92. 2000
    ..The utilization of sensory and somatomotor information to refine real-world spatiotemporal estimates was compromised in the medulloblastoma group only...
  38. pmc Perception of strong-meter and weak-meter rhythms in children with spina bifida meningomyelocele
    Talar Hopyan
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:521-8. 2009
    ..The attenuated strong-meter advantage in children with SBM shows that their rhythm deficits occur at the level of both perception and action, and may represent a central processing disruption of the brain mechanisms for rhythm...
  39. ncbi request reprint Arithmetic processing in children with spina bifida: Calculation accuracy, strategy use, and fact retrieval fluency
    Marcia A Barnes
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Learn Disabil 39:174-87. 2006
    ..A math-level matching design in Study 3 revealed less mastery of math facts by the group with SBM. The results are discussed with reference to cognitive and neuropsychological models of math disability...
  40. pmc Effects of reading goals on reading comprehension, reading rate, and allocation of working memory in children and adolescents with spina bifida meningomyelocele
    Lianne English
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:517-25. 2010
    ..The results are discussed in relation to the hypothesized cognitive underpinnings of comprehension deficits in SBM and to current models of text comprehension...
  41. ncbi request reprint Saccades in children with spina bifida and Chiari type II malformation
    M S Salman
    Division of Neurology, Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 64:2098-101. 2005
    ..Saccades are essential for optimal visual function. Chiari type II malformation (CII) is a congenital anomaly of the cerebellum and brainstem, associated with spina bifida...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of literal, inferential, and intentional text comprehension in children with mild or severe closed head injury
    M Dennis
    Department of Psychology Brain and Behavior Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 16:456-68. 2001
    ..Text comprehension deficits are likely to be the more consequential for everyday and academic function, yet the relative magnitudes of literal and nonliteral text comprehension deficits have not been measured...
  43. ncbi request reprint Children with spina bifida perceive visual illusions but not multistable figures
    M Dennis
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
    Brain Cogn 46:108-13. 2001
    ..That they do not perceive multistable figures suggests that their visual perception impairments may involve not object processing so much as poor top-down control from higher association areas to representations in the visual cortex...
  44. ncbi request reprint Knowledge-based inferencing after childhood head injury
    M A Barnes
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Lang 76:253-65. 2001
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  45. ncbi request reprint Mathematics skills in good readers with hydrocephalus
    Marcia A Barnes
    Psychology Department, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:72-82. 2002
    ..Problems in specific math domains such as geometry and applied math, were associated with deficits in constituent cognitive skills such as visual spatial competence, memory, and general knowledge...
  46. ncbi request reprint Motor learning in children with spina bifida: dissociation between performance level and acquisition rate
    Kim Edelstein
    Brain and Behaviour Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:877-87. 2004
    ..The results suggest that congenital cerebellar dysmorphology in spina bifida does not impair motor skill learning as measured by acquisition and retention of the mirror drawing task...
  47. ncbi request reprint Object-based and action-based visual perception in children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
    Maureen Dennis
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:95-106. 2002
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the physical and brain problems of children with SBH that limit their ability to build effective situation models of space...
  48. ncbi request reprint Saccadic adaptation in children
    Michael S Salman
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Child Neurol 21:1025-31. 2006
    ..05). Saccadic adaptation was not influenced by age. We conclude that children as young as 8 years old have established functions of the neural circuits responsible for the motor learning required for saccadic adaptation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cerebellar vermis morphology in children with spina bifida and Chiari type II malformation
    Michael S Salman
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:385-93. 2006
    ..This is assumed to affect the cerebellum uniformly. We quantified the presumed reduction in vermis size on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Meaning construction and integration in children with hydrocephalus
    Marcia A Barnes
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
    Brain Lang 89:47-56. 2004
    ..Results are discussed in relation to cognitive and neurocognitive models of comprehension...
  51. ncbi request reprint Neuromotor speech deficits in children and adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
    Joelene Huber-Okrainec
    Department of Brain and Behavior, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brain Lang 80:592-602. 2002
    ..The data show that developmental as well as acquired lesions of the cerebellum disrupt motor speech, and add to the developmental role of the cerebellum in the automatization of motor skills, including speech...
  52. ncbi request reprint Math and numeracy in young adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
    Maureen Dennis
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Neuropsychol 21:141-55. 2002
    ..Adult functional numeracy, but not functional literacy, was predictive of higher levels of social, personal, and community independence...
  53. ncbi request reprint Plasticity for recovery, plasticity for development: cognitive outcome in twins discordant for mid-childhood ischemic stroke
    Ross Hetherington
    Community Health and Knowledge Transfer, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 10:117-28. 2004
    ..Language skills concerned with real-time lexical retrieval, or the use and understanding of morphology and grammar, phonological processing skills, and auditory working memory were least likely to recover and continue to develop...
  54. ncbi request reprint A model of comprehension in spina bifida meningomyelocele: meaning activation, integration, and revision
    Marcia A Barnes
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, and Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:854-64. 2007
    ..The data bear on the distinctive SBM neurocognitive profile, and more generally, on the significance of integration processes for the constructive aspects of language comprehension...
  55. ncbi request reprint Music skills and the expressive interpretation of music in children with Williams-Beuren syndrome: pitch, rhythm, melodic imagery, phrasing, and musical affect
    T Hopyan
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital of Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 7:42-53. 2001
    ..Musical strength in individuals with WBS involves not so much formal analytic skill in pitch and rhythm discrimination as a strong engagement with music as a means of expression, play, and, perhaps, improvisation...
  56. ncbi request reprint The effects of knowledge availability and knowledge accessibility on coherence and elaborative inferencing in children from six to fifteen years of age
    M A Barnes
    McMaster University, Toronto, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 61:216-41. 1996
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  57. ncbi request reprint Cortical thickness of the frontopolar area in typically developing children and adolescents
    Shannon O'Donnell
    Brain and Behaviour Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Neuroimage 24:948-54. 2005
    ..There was a significant inverse association between age and cortical thickness, such that cortical thickness decreased as age increased between 8 and 20 years. There was no effect of laterality or gender on cortical thickness...
  58. pmc White matter microstructural abnormalities in children with spina bifida myelomeningocele and hydrocephalus: a diffusion tensor tractography study of the association pathways
    Khader M Hasan
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:700-9. 2008
    ..To quantify microstructural abnormalities in the major association pathways of children affected by spina bifida myelomeningocele (SBM) and shunted hydrocephalus using whole-brain diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Working memory after mild, moderate, or severe childhood closed head injury
    Caroline Roncadin
    Department of Psychology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Neuropsychol 25:21-36. 2004
    ..Age at injury and time since injury predicted WM components only for the moderate group. Survivors of moderate or severe childhood CHI have persisting WM deficits limiting the computational workspace required for many cognitive tasks...
  60. ncbi request reprint Inferential language in high-function children with autism
    M Dennis
    Department of Psychology Research, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Autism Dev Disord 31:47-54. 2001
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  61. ncbi request reprint Response inhibition after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children: impairment and recovery
    Nancy Leblanc
    Department of Psychiatry, Brain and Behaviour Programme, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    Dev Neuropsychol 28:829-48. 2005
    ..Replication with longitudinal testing of a comparison group of children sustaining extracranial injury is necessary to confirm our findings...
  62. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of transient cerebellar mutism after cerebellar astrocytoma or medulloblastoma tumor resection in childhood
    Joelene F Huber
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:132-8. 2006
    ..Although the mutism resolves, it is not known whether there are long-term motor speech deficits in patients with TCM that are in excess of those in individuals with cerebellar tumors who had not developed postoperative TCM...
  63. ncbi request reprint Developmental relations between working memory and inhibitory control
    Caroline Roncadin
    Department of Psychology, Peel Children s Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:59-67. 2007
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  64. ncbi request reprint The old and the new: supratentorial MR findings in Chiari II malformation
    Elka Miller
    Division of Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:563-75. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to use magnetic resonance imaging to develop an improved morphological understanding of the abnormalities of the forebrain in Chiari II malformation...
  65. pmc Upper limb cerebellar motor function in children with spina bifida
    Derryn Jewell
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:67-73. 2010
    ..To investigate upper limb cerebellar motor function in children with spina bifida myelomeningocele (SBM) and in typically developing controls...
  66. ncbi request reprint Saccades in children
    Michael S Salman
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Vision Res 46:1432-9. 2006
    ..Saccadic gains and peak velocities in children are similar to reported adult values. This implies maturity of the neural circuits responsible for making saccades accurate and fast. Saccade latency decreases as the brain matures...
  67. doi request reprint Adverse medical events associated with childhood cerebellar astrocytomas and medulloblastomas: natural history and relation to very long-term neurobehavioral outcome
    Caroline Roncadin
    Peel Children s Centre, 85A Aventura Court, Mississauga, ON, L5T 2Y6, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:995-1002; discussion 1003. 2008
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  68. ncbi request reprint Childhood head injury and metacognitive processes in language and memory
    Gerri Hanten
    Cognitive Science Laboratory, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehbilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 25:85-106. 2004
    ..However, metalinguistic knowledge in the form of adequate repairs of anomalous sentences, was preserved. Results are discussed in terms of effects of age at test and injury severity...
  69. ncbi request reprint Discourse macrolevel processing after severe pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Sandra Bond Chapman
    Center for BrainHealth, The University of Texas at Dallas, 75235, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 25:37-60. 2004
    ..Children who sustain a severe TBI early in childhood are at an increased risk for persisting deficits in higher level discourse abilities, results that have implications for academic success and therapeutic practices...
  70. ncbi request reprint Changes in working memory after traumatic brain injury in children
    Harvey S Levin
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Neuropsychology 18:240-7. 2004
    ..The Left Frontal Lesions x Age interaction approached significance. Mechanisms mediating late decline in WM and the effects of left frontal lesions are discussed...
  71. ncbi request reprint Spinal lesion level in spina bifida: a source of neural and cognitive heterogeneity
    Jack M Fletcher
    Departments of Pediatrics and Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:268-79. 2005
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  72. ncbi request reprint Smooth ocular pursuit in Chiari type II malformation
    Michael S Salman
    Section of Paediatric Neurology, Children s Hospital, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:289-93. 2007
    ..The lack of effect of shunt revisions and abnormal tracking in participants with nystagmus provide evidence that it is related primarily to the cerebellar and brainstem malformation...
  73. pmc Neocortical reorganization in spina bifida
    Jenifer Juranek
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas, USA
    Neuroimage 40:1516-22. 2008
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  74. doi request reprint Prediction of cognitive sequelae based on abnormal computed tomography findings in children following mild traumatic brain injury
    Harvey S Levin
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:461-70. 2008
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  75. pmc Quantitative diffusion tensor imaging and intellectual outcomes in spina bifida: laboratory investigation
    Khader M Hasan
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging, 2 Pediatrics University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:75-82. 2008
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  76. ncbi request reprint Attention problems and executive functions in children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
    Rachel Burmeister
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Texas, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 11:265-83. 2005
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  77. ncbi request reprint The vestibulo-ocular reflex during active head motion in children and adolescents
    Michael S Salman
    Section of Pediatric Neurology, Children s Hospital, AE 308, 820 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:1269-74. 2007
    ..We investigated the active VOR performance in children and adolescents to determine its norm and variation with age...
  78. ncbi request reprint Smooth pursuit eye movements in children
    Michael S Salman
    Section of Pediatric Neurology, Children s Hospital, University of Manitoba, AE 108, Harry Medovy House 820 Sherbrook St, R3A 1R9 Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 169:139-43. 2006
    ..Gains improve with age and approach adult values in mid adolescence. Children have larger phases than reported adults values indicating that prediction in the smooth pursuit system is less mature in children...
  79. ncbi request reprint Language development in children with spina bifida
    Jack M Fletcher
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 9:201-8. 2002
    ..Assessment and intervention should specifically attend to the development of meaning construction and semantic-pragmatic communication...
  80. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial outcome of TBI in children with unilateral frontal lesions
    Harvey S Levin
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:305-16. 2004
    ..Side of lesion had no effect, nor did presence of an extrafrontal lesion (Study 2). Unilateral frontal lesions adversely affect late psychosocial outcome of TBI in children...