Brian L Brooks

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Identifying cognitive problems in children and adolescents with depression using computerized neuropsychological testing
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3B 6A8
    Appl Neuropsychol 17:37-43. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Advanced interpretation of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery with older adults: base rate analyses, discrepancy scores, and interpreting change
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 24:647-57. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Victoria Symptom Validity Test performance in children and adolescents with neurological disorders
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 27:858-68. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Computerized neuropsychological testing to rapidly evaluate cognition in pediatric patients with neurologic disorders
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Child Neurol 27:982-91. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Improving test interpretation for detecting executive dysfunction in adults and older adults: prevalence of low scores on the test of verbal conceptualization and fluency
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Program, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Appl Neuropsychol Adult 19:61-70. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Utility of TOMM Trial 1 as an indicator of effort in children and adolescents
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 27:23-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Healthy children get low scores too: prevalence of low scores on the NEPSY-II in preschoolers, children, and adolescents
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:182-90. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Seeing the forest for the trees: prevalence of low scores on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, fourth edition (WISC-IV)
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail Northwest, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Assess 22:650-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Comparing actual to estimated base rates of "abnormal" scores on neuropsychological test batteries: implications for interpretation
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:14-21. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Detecting epilepsy-related cognitive problems in clinically referred children with epilepsy: is the WISC-IV a useful tool?
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Health Services and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 53:1060-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Identifying cognitive problems in children and adolescents with depression using computerized neuropsychological testing
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3B 6A8
    Appl Neuropsychol 17:37-43. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Advanced interpretation of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery with older adults: base rate analyses, discrepancy scores, and interpreting change
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 24:647-57. 2009
    ..RIST-NAB discrepancy scores are presented for the entire sample and for the different levels of intellectual abilities. Finally, information needed to interpret change in test performance on serial assessments is provided...
  3. doi request reprint Victoria Symptom Validity Test performance in children and adolescents with neurological disorders
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 27:858-68. 2012
    ..The VSVT has potential to be used in neuropsychological assessments with pediatric patients...
  4. doi request reprint Computerized neuropsychological testing to rapidly evaluate cognition in pediatric patients with neurologic disorders
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Child Neurol 27:982-91. 2012
    ..6% of the neurology sample was identified as having an uncommon cognitive profile. This is the first study to demonstrate the performance of pediatric patients with neurologic disorders on CNS Vital Signs...
  5. doi request reprint Improving test interpretation for detecting executive dysfunction in adults and older adults: prevalence of low scores on the test of verbal conceptualization and fluency
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Program, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Appl Neuropsychol Adult 19:61-70. 2012
    ..g., 1 SD) but not with more conservative cutoffs. Consistent with the existing literature on other test batteries, at least one low subtest score on the TVCF is common in healthy adults and older adults...
  6. doi request reprint Utility of TOMM Trial 1 as an indicator of effort in children and adolescents
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 27:23-9. 2012
    ..This study is the first step in providing evidence that performance on Trial 1 might be used as a quick screening measure of overall performance on the TOMM in children and adolescents. Further research on this topic is warranted...
  7. doi request reprint Healthy children get low scores too: prevalence of low scores on the NEPSY-II in preschoolers, children, and adolescents
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:182-90. 2010
    ..Look-up tables are provided to help in the clinical interpretation of low scores with preschoolers, children, and adolescents...
  8. doi request reprint Seeing the forest for the trees: prevalence of low scores on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, fourth edition (WISC-IV)
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail Northwest, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Assess 22:650-6. 2010
    ..Consistent with existing studies of the base rates of low scores, some low scores on the WISC-IV were common in children and adolescents, and the frequency was related to a child's level of intelligence and parental education...
  9. doi request reprint Comparing actual to estimated base rates of "abnormal" scores on neuropsychological test batteries: implications for interpretation
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:14-21. 2010
    ..However, the Monte Carlo program underestimates the base rates for those with low intelligence and overestimates the base rates for those with high intelligence...
  10. doi request reprint Detecting epilepsy-related cognitive problems in clinically referred children with epilepsy: is the WISC-IV a useful tool?
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Health Services and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 53:1060-6. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint A study of low scores in Canadian children and adolescents on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children, Fourth Edition (WISC-IV)
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 17:281-9. 2011
    ..These results are consistent with existing studies of the base rates of low scores in children and adolescents on pediatric cognitive batteries, including the WISC-IV American normative sample. Tables provided are ready for clinical use...
  12. doi request reprint A methodology for assessing treatment response in Hashimoto's encephalopathy: a case study demonstrating repeated computerized neuropsychological testing
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Child Neurol 26:786-91. 2011
    ..Computerized neuropsychological testing seems to be a viable tool for tracking cognitive functioning (when rapid assessments are desired) and assessing response to corticosteroid treatment in Hashimoto's encephalopathy...
  13. doi request reprint Healthy children and adolescents obtain some low scores across a battery of memory tests
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 6A8, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:613-7. 2009
    ..Knowing the prevalence of low scores as a supplement to clinical judgment should reduce the likelihood of misdiagnosing memory problems...
  14. pmc Subjective, but not Objective, Lingering Effects of Multiple Past Concussions in Adolescents
    Brian L Brooks
    1 Neurosciences Brain Injury and Rehabilitation programs, Alberta Children s Hospital Departments of Paediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 30:1469-75. 2013
    ..Adolescents with multiple previous concussions had higher levels of baseline symptoms, but there were not group differences in neurocognitive functioning using this brief computerized battery. ..
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of low scores in children and adolescents on the test of verbal conceptualization and fluency
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Appl Neuropsychol Child 2:70-7. 2013
    ..Our findings illustrate the importance of considering the prevalence of low TVCF scores in everyday clinical practice with children and adolescents...
  16. doi request reprint Parents report more ADHD symptoms than do teachers in children with epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 19:428-35. 2010
    ..Higher parent and teacher ADHD ratings were related to reduced quality of life, but unrelated to epilepsy severity. Exclusive reliance on parent or teacher ratings may yield variable rates of ADHD symptoms in children with epilepsy...
  17. doi request reprint Assessment of symptoms in a concussion management programme: method influences outcome
    Andrea L Krol
    University of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Brain Inj 25:1300-5. 2011
    ..Monitoring of subjective symptoms is the foundation of all sport concussion management programmes. The purpose of this study is to examine methodological variables that impact symptom reporting during baseline testing...
  18. ncbi request reprint NEPSY-II: A Developmental Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 16:80-101. 2010
    ..This test review provides an overview of the NEPSY-II for clinicians and researchers, including descriptions of the subtests, changes from the original NEPSY, reliability and validity evidence, strengths, and limitations...