Pamela J Bryden

Summary

Affiliation: Wilfrid Laurier University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Hand preference in simultaneous unimanual tasks: a preliminary examination
    Pamela J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Cogn 48:284-7. 2002
  2. ncbi A performance measure of the degree of hand preference
    P J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Cogn 44:402-14. 2000
  3. ncbi A new method of administering the Grooved Pegboard Test: performance as a function of handedness and sex
    P J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ont, Canada
    Brain Cogn 58:258-68. 2005
  4. doi Under what conditions will right-handers use their left hand? The effects of object orientation, object location, arm position, and task complexity in preferential reaching
    Pamela J Bryden
    Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5, Canada
    Laterality 16:722-36. 2011
  5. doi Can an observational method of assessing hand preference be used to predict language lateralisation?
    P J Bryden
    Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Laterality 16:707-21. 2011
  6. ncbi Task demands affect manual asymmetries in pegboard performance
    P J Bryden
    Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Laterality 12:364-77. 2007
  7. ncbi Handedness and health: an examination of the association between different handedness classifications and health disorders
    P J Bryden
    Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Laterality 10:429-40. 2005
  8. ncbi An observational method of assessing handedness in children and adults
    P J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Dev Neuropsychol 32:825-46. 2007
  9. ncbi Unimanual performance across the age span
    P J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ont, N2L 3C5, Canada
    Brain Cogn 57:26-9. 2005
  10. doi Influences of task complexity, object location, and object type on hand selection in reaching in left and right-handed children and adults
    Pamela J Bryden
    Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 53:47-58. 2011

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi Hand preference in simultaneous unimanual tasks: a preliminary examination
    Pamela J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Cogn 48:284-7. 2002
    ..With respect to left hemispace, participants showed the reverse pattern. This pattern of hand use indicates an important role for the nonpreferred hand, which has been relatively unexplored by researchers...
  2. ncbi A performance measure of the degree of hand preference
    P J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Cogn 44:402-14. 2000
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  3. ncbi A new method of administering the Grooved Pegboard Test: performance as a function of handedness and sex
    P J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ont, Canada
    Brain Cogn 58:258-68. 2005
    ..Significant performance differences between the hands were also noted for the Remove task. Findings also indicated that the Remove task was sensitive to sex and handedness effects...
  4. doi Under what conditions will right-handers use their left hand? The effects of object orientation, object location, arm position, and task complexity in preferential reaching
    Pamela J Bryden
    Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5, Canada
    Laterality 16:722-36. 2011
    ..The results will be discussed in light of current theories accounting for hand selection preferences...
  5. doi Can an observational method of assessing hand preference be used to predict language lateralisation?
    P J Bryden
    Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Laterality 16:707-21. 2011
    ..The same pattern exists whether handedness is defined using subjective questionnaires or more objective observational measures of hand preference...
  6. ncbi Task demands affect manual asymmetries in pegboard performance
    P J Bryden
    Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Laterality 12:364-77. 2007
    ..This effect was also found when the data were expressed using a laterality quotient. The results are discussed in terms of the influence of task complexity on manual asymmetries...
  7. ncbi Handedness and health: an examination of the association between different handedness classifications and health disorders
    P J Bryden
    Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Laterality 10:429-40. 2005
    ..The results are discussed in light of the Geschwind-Behan-Galaburda model of cerebral lateralisation...
  8. ncbi An observational method of assessing handedness in children and adults
    P J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Dev Neuropsychol 32:825-46. 2007
    ..Its ease of use, quick administration, and built-in quantitative sub-scores offer a robust alternative method for measuring hand preference...
  9. ncbi Unimanual performance across the age span
    P J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ont, N2L 3C5, Canada
    Brain Cogn 57:26-9. 2005
    ..More specifically, the adults showed a much smaller performance difference between the hands than the other age groups. The results are discussed in light of current theories of the development of hand preference and manual asymmetry...
  10. doi Influences of task complexity, object location, and object type on hand selection in reaching in left and right-handed children and adults
    Pamela J Bryden
    Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 53:47-58. 2011
    ..Using an object resulted in significantly more preferred-hand reaches than picking up an object. Furthermore, task complexity, object location, and object type interacted with each other depending upon age group and hand preference...
  11. ncbi Pushing the limits of task difficulty for the right and left hands in manual aiming
    Pamela J Bryden
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Cogn 48:287-91. 2002
    ..Analysis revealed no differential effects of task difficulty on the overall movement times of the two hands. These results are discussed in light of current theories of manual asymmetries...
  12. ncbi Knowledge of the risks and benefits associated with oral contraception in a university-aged sample of users and non-users
    P J Bryden
    Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Contraception 63:223-7. 2001
    ..The results of this study indicate that despite increased efforts to educate women, knowledge of OC remains a major problem, even in a sample of women with relatively high socio-economic status...
  13. ncbi Preferential reaching across regions of hemispace in adults and children
    Pamela J Bryden
    75 University Avenue West Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5 Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 48:121-32. 2006
    ..The implications of these findings for understanding hand preference and skill were discussed in terms of motor dominance versus spatial reasoning theory of hand selection in unimanual reaching...
  14. ncbi Using hand performance measures to predict handedness
    Susan G Brown
    University of Waterloo, Canada
    Laterality 11:1-14. 2006
    ..By developing this model, it is possible to get an accurate measure of handedness using objective measures...
  15. ncbi Reaching patterns across working space: the effects of handedness, task demands, and comfort levels
    Carla M Mamolo
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Laterality 11:465-92. 2006
    ..The Comfort Rating Scale provides new insight into the distribution of reaching movements within working space...
  16. ncbi The performance of left-handed participants on a preferential reaching test
    Carla M Mamolo
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont, Canada
    Brain Cogn 57:143-5. 2005
    ..This indicates the willingness of left-handers to use their non-preferred (i.e., right) hand. One possible explanation supported by these results is that left-handers have adapted to an environment designed for right-handers...
  17. ncbi The effects of skill demands and object position on the distribution of preferred hand reaches
    Carla M Mamolo
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont, Canada
    Brain Cogn 55:349-51. 2004
    ..This effect was mediated by the position of the object in hemispace, with more right hand reaches occurring for the Use task in left hemispace than the other tasks, in support of our previous work...
  18. ncbi Preliminary examination of oral contraceptive use among university-aged females
    P C Fletcher
    Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Contraception 63:229-33. 2001
    ..g. maximizing effectiveness and safety). Preliminary analysis indicated that females may not be equipped with adequate knowledge or receiving the necessary support to practice the most efficacious behaviours surrounding pill use...
  19. ncbi The relationship between the grooved pegboard test and clinical motor symptom evaluation across the spectrum of Parkinson's disease severity
    Michael D Sage
    Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders Research and Rehabilitation Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University, ON, Canada
    J Parkinsons Dis 2:207-13. 2012
    ..The Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) is the gold standard for assessing Parkinsonian symptoms, yet objective outcome measures are needed to complement the UPDRS in research and clinical practice...
  20. ncbi Examining gender differences in the health behaviors of Canadian university students
    Kimberley A Dawson
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada N2L 3C5
    J R Soc Promot Health 127:38-44. 2007
    ..The relationship between lifestyle choices and health outcomes has been an area of interest for many health professionals. Gender differences in these choices have also been an area of scrutiny...
  21. ncbi Preference and performance measures of handedness
    Susan G Brown
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont, Canada N2L 3G1
    Brain Cogn 55:283-5. 2004
    ..Multiple linear regression analysis showed that together, the Wathand Box score and the lateralized place phase of the grooved pegboard task were the most accurate predictors of hand preference...
  22. doi Physical activity policies and legislation in schools: a systematic review
    Jennifer E Robertson-Wilson
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 43:643-9. 2012
    ..One way to promote higher levels of physical activity to youth is through school-based government policies. The current review examines evaluation of school-based physical activity policies for youth over the past 10 years...
  23. ncbi The costs of caring for a child with an autism spectrum disorder
    Paula C Fletcher
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 35:45-69. 2012
    ..The primary purpose of this exploratory autism research was to examine the lived experiences of female primary caregivers of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...