Kimberly A Kerns

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Affiliation: University of Victoria
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing multitasking in children with ADHD using a modified Six Elements Test
    Susan Siklos
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3P5
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:347-61. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The CyberCruiser: an investigation of development of prospective memory in children
    K A Kerns
    University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 6:62-70. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Time reproduction, working memory, and behavioral inhibition in children with ADHD
    K A Kerns
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, V8W 3P5, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 7:21-31. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint An investigation of prospective memory in children with ADHD
    K A Kerns
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 7:162-71. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Investigating the efficacy of an attention training programme in children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder
    Kimberly A Kerns
    Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Dev Neurorehabil 13:413-22. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The vigilance, orienting, and executive attention networks in 4-year-old children
    Marianne Hrabok
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 13:408-21. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The children's size-ordering task: a new measure of nonverbal working memory
    Robert J McInerney
    University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:735-45. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability and practice effects of executive function tasks in preschool children
    Ulrich Muller
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Clin Neuropsychol 26:271-87. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Electrophysiological evidence of atypical motivation and reward processing in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Clay B Holroyd
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P5 Canada
    Neuropsychologia 46:2234-42. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Cognitive control in children with ADHD-C: how efficient are they?
    Kate D Randall
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 15:163-78. 2009

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing multitasking in children with ADHD using a modified Six Elements Test
    Susan Siklos
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3P5
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:347-61. 2004
    ..C-SET total tasks tried also correlated with all subscales of the Conner's Parent Rating Scale-Revised (Short Version). The C-SET appears to be a useful measure of rule-governed multitasking behavior in children...
  2. ncbi request reprint The CyberCruiser: an investigation of development of prospective memory in children
    K A Kerns
    University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 6:62-70. 2000
    ..Performance on this task also demonstrated the anticipated pattern of strategic monitoring that has been demonstrated in other studies of prospective memory...
  3. ncbi request reprint Time reproduction, working memory, and behavioral inhibition in children with ADHD
    K A Kerns
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, V8W 3P5, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 7:21-31. 2001
    ..In addition, performance on the working memory tasks was not correlated with the time reproduction task. We discuss the relevance of these results in the context of current theories of ADHD...
  4. ncbi request reprint An investigation of prospective memory in children with ADHD
    K A Kerns
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 7:162-71. 2001
    ..Though psychometric measures of attention correlated with prospective memory performance, they did not account for the differences in prospective memory that were observed between the ADHD and control groups...
  5. doi request reprint Investigating the efficacy of an attention training programme in children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder
    Kimberly A Kerns
    Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Dev Neurorehabil 13:413-22. 2010
    ..The current study investigated the efficacy of a direct intervention programme aimed at improving attention abilities in children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)...
  6. ncbi request reprint The vigilance, orienting, and executive attention networks in 4-year-old children
    Marianne Hrabok
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 13:408-21. 2007
    ..The findings revealed that performance improved significantly with age on measures of inhibition and orienting. Results are discussed in the context of the development of attentional networks...
  7. ncbi request reprint The children's size-ordering task: a new measure of nonverbal working memory
    Robert J McInerney
    University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:735-45. 2005
    ..Collectively, the results of both studies supported all three hypotheses. These findings lend support to the CSOT as a valid and effective measure of nonverbal working memory...
  8. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability and practice effects of executive function tasks in preschool children
    Ulrich Muller
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Clin Neuropsychol 26:271-87. 2012
    ..There were significant practice effects on three measures of complex working memory. Implications of these findings for the assessment of executive function in preschool children are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Electrophysiological evidence of atypical motivation and reward processing in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Clay B Holroyd
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P5 Canada
    Neuropsychologia 46:2234-42. 2008
    ..This result indicates that children with ADHD are unusually sensitive to the salience of reward and suggests that such sensitivity may be mediated in part by the midbrain dopamine system...
  10. doi request reprint Cognitive control in children with ADHD-C: how efficient are they?
    Kate D Randall
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 15:163-78. 2009
    ..These results highlight the utility of analyzing efficiency data to identify deficits in performance for children with ADHD-C and to foster an increased understanding of cognitive control functioning in this clinical population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evidence of utilization behavior in children with ADHD
    Sarah J Archibald
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:367-75. 2005
    ..This study suggests that inappropriate/excessive motor activity may, at least in part, be characterized as UB in some children with ADHD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reinforcement learning in children with FASD
    Jennifer A Engle
    British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 18:e17-27. 2011
    ..It is often said that children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) have difficulty learning from reinforcement. However, there is little empirical evidence to support or deny this claim...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of reinforcement variables on inhibition in children with ADHD
    Jennifer A Michel
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 11:295-302. 2005
    ..The relevance of these findings is discussed in terms of current theories of ADHD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing need for social support in parents of children with autism and Down syndrome
    Susan Siklos
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, V8W 3P5, Victoria, BC, Canada
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:921-33. 2006
    ..The groups did not differ significantly on the number of important needs reported nor the number of important needs being met. However, the two groups differed in the types of supports they most frequently endorsed as Important or Unmet...
  15. ncbi request reprint Time reproduction in children with ADHD: motivation matters
    Robert J McInerney
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 9:91-108. 2003
    ..Significant group differences were also observed on the working memory and behavioural inhibition tasks. We discuss the impact of motivation, working memory, and behavioural inhibition on time reproduction performance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessing the diagnostic experiences of a small sample of parents of children with autism spectrum disorders
    Susan Siklos
    University of Victoria, Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3P5
    Res Dev Disabil 28:9-22. 2007
    ..5 professionals, and waited almost 3 years to receive a diagnosis following their first visit to a professional regarding their child's development. The impact of autistic symptomatology on the diagnostic process is discussed...