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. ncbi request reprint Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-fourth edition (WISC-IV) short-form validity: a comparison study in pediatric epilepsy
    Marianne Hrabok
    a Alberta Health Services and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 20:49-59. 2014
  4. ncbi 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Absence of differences between male and female adolescents with prior sport concussion
    Brian L Brooks
    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, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr Brooks Department of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Dr Mrazik Paediatric Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Neurosciences Brain Injury and Rehabilitation programs, Alberta Children s Hospital, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr Barlow Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr McKay Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr Meeuwisse and Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr Emery
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 29:257-64. 2014

Detail Information

Publications23

  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
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  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. ncbi request reprint Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-fourth edition (WISC-IV) short-form validity: a comparison study in pediatric epilepsy
    Marianne Hrabok
    a Alberta Health Services and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 20:49-59. 2014
    ..2010) and 5-subtest (BdSiVcLnCd) short forms yielded the most accurate estimates of FSIQ. VcSiMrBd yielded the most accurate estimate of GAI. Clinical recommendations are provided for use of short forms in pediatric epilepsy. ..
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Absence of differences between male and female adolescents with prior sport concussion
    Brian L Brooks
    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, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr Brooks Department of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Dr Mrazik Paediatric Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Neurosciences Brain Injury and Rehabilitation programs, Alberta Children s Hospital, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr Barlow Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr McKay Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr Meeuwisse and Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Dr Emery
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 29:257-64. 2014
    ..Sex differences following concussion are poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to examine whether male and female adolescent athletes with prior concussions differ regarding neurocognitive function and symptom reporting...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Subjective, but not objective, lingering effects of multiple past concussions in adolescents
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Brain Injury and Rehabilitation programs, Alberta Children s Hospital, 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...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Baseline evaluation in youth ice hockey players: comparing methods for documenting prior concussions and attention or learning disorders
    Carly D McKay
    Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Sport Medicine Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 44:329-35. 2014
    ..The method of obtaining medical history may, therefore, affect baseline and postconcussion evaluations. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2014;44(5):329-335. Epub 27 March 2014. doi:10.2519/jospt.2014.5053. ..
  18. doi request reprint Psychometric properties and reference values for the ImPACT neurocognitive test battery in a sample of elite youth ice hockey players
    Carly D McKay
    Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 29:141-51. 2014
    ..47, p = .0005). There were no other sex- or age-related differences in neurocognitive performance, and no effect of previous concussion on ImPACT scores. Reference values with cut-off scores are presented. ..
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Perception of recovery after pediatric mild traumatic brain injury is influenced by the "good old days" bias: tangible implications for clinical practice and outcomes research
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Brain Injury and Rehabilitation, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 29:186-93. 2014
    ..The "good old days" bias is present in pediatric mTBI by 1-month post-injury, influences retrospective symptom reporting, and has measureable implications for determining recovery in research and clinical practice. ..
  22. 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...
  23. 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...