Agnes Chan

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Music training improves verbal but not visual memory: cross-sectional and longitudinal explorations in children
    Yim chi Ho
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories
    Neuropsychology 17:439-50. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Executive function deficits and neural discordance in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Agnes S Chan
    Integrative Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:1107-15. 2009
  3. pmc A chinese mind-body exercise improves self-control of children with autism: a randomized controlled trial
    Agnes S Chan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e68184. 2013
  4. doi request reprint A Chinese Chan-based mind-body intervention for patients with depression
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 142:283-9. 2012
  5. pmc A Chinese chan-based mind-body intervention improves sleep on patients with depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:235206. 2012
  6. pmc Dejian mind-body intervention improves the functioning of a patient with chronic epilepsy: a case report
    Agnes S Chan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cases J 2:9080. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Quantitative electroencephalographic profiles for children with autistic spectrum disorder
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Neuropsychology 21:74-81. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between mind-body and cardiovascular exercises and memory in older adults
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1754-60. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomical basis in the temporal lobes for processing living things
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Neuropsychology 18:700-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Phase II study of alpha-tocopherol in improving the cognitive function of patients with temporal lobe radionecrosis
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer 100:398-404. 2004

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Music training improves verbal but not visual memory: cross-sectional and longitudinal explorations in children
    Yim chi Ho
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories
    Neuropsychology 17:439-50. 2003
    ..S. Chan, Y. Ho, & M. Cheung, 1998), the results suggest that music training systematically affects memory processing in accordance with possible neuroanatomical modifications in the left temporal lobe...
  2. doi request reprint Executive function deficits and neural discordance in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Agnes S Chan
    Integrative Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:1107-15. 2009
    ..This study examined neurophysiologic activities, executive dysfunctions, and their association in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)...
  3. pmc A chinese mind-body exercise improves self-control of children with autism: a randomized controlled trial
    Agnes S Chan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e68184. 2013
    ..Chinese Clinical Trial Registry; Registration No.: ChiCTR-TRC-12002561; URL: www.chictr.org. ..
  4. doi request reprint A Chinese Chan-based mind-body intervention for patients with depression
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 142:283-9. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc A Chinese chan-based mind-body intervention improves sleep on patients with depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:235206. 2012
    ..00) and improved total sleep time (effect size = 0.8, P = 0.05) after treatment. The present findings suggest that a Chinese Chan-based mind-body intervention has positive effects on improving sleep in individuals with depression...
  6. pmc Dejian mind-body intervention improves the functioning of a patient with chronic epilepsy: a case report
    Agnes S Chan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cases J 2:9080. 2009
    ..The DMBI is a healing program developed for modern lifestyle based on the traditional Chinese Shaolin Chanwuyi healing approach...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quantitative electroencephalographic profiles for children with autistic spectrum disorder
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Neuropsychology 21:74-81. 2007
    ..Sensitivity and specificity of relative alpha were 91% and 73%, respectively. Split-half cross-validation yielded a sensitivity of 76%...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between mind-body and cardiovascular exercises and memory in older adults
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1754-60. 2005
    ..Older adults who engaged in both types of exercise were also included to examine the combined effects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomical basis in the temporal lobes for processing living things
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Neuropsychology 18:700-9. 2004
    ..Therefore, intact category-specific semantic processes may involve associations among different neural substrates in the temporal lobe...
  10. ncbi request reprint Phase II study of alpha-tocopherol in improving the cognitive function of patients with temporal lobe radionecrosis
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer 100:398-404. 2004
    ..Currently, there is no effective intervention to improve patients' cognitive performance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Recent development of cognitive and neuropsychological assessment in Asian countries
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Psychol Assess 15:257-67. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Bilateral frontal activation associated with cutaneous stimulation of elixir field: an FMRI study
    Agnes S Chan
    Centre for Neurocognitive Function Enhancement, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, China
    Am J Chin Med 34:207-16. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that stimulation of the Elixir Field is not only associated with activation of the sensory motor cortex but also with cortical regions that mediate planning, attention, and memory...
  13. ncbi request reprint Differentiating autistic children with quantitative encephalography: a 3-month longitudinal study
    Agnes S Chan
    Neurology Laboratory, Department of of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Child Neurol 21:391-9. 2006
    ..2%. In addition, quantitative EEG measurements of normal and autistic children were found to be generally consistent across the 3-month period...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pre-activating the mesial temporal lobe facilitates learning
    Agnes S Chan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Neurosci Lett 411:194-9. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Electroencephalographic (EEG) measurements of mindfulness-based Triarchic body-pathway relaxation technique: a pilot study
    Agnes S Chan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 33:39-47. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the EEG pattern generated during the practice of this mindfulness exercise, and compare it to music listening which has been shown to induce positive emotions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Seven-star needle stimulation improves language and social interaction of children with autistic spectrum disorders
    Agnes S Chan
    Centre for Neurocognitive Function Enhancement, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am J Chin Med 37:495-504. 2009
    ..The results suggested that Seven-star Needle Stimulation might be an effective intervention to improve language and social functioning of children with ASD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Things aren't as bad as they seem: a comment on Storms et al. (2003)
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT
    Neuropsychology 17:302-5; discussion 323-9. 2003
    ..Suggestions are made to improve the validity of scaling analysis in neuropsychological studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous stimulation improves function of a chronic patient with cerebellar damage
    A S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Neurol 10:265-9. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Abnormality of semantic network in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Evidence from verbal, perceptual, and olfactory domains
    A Chan
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 855:681-5. 1998
    ..Also, networks of AD patients were more complex and chaotic than normal, that is, they consisted of more unnecessary connections and of atypical strengths of association between concepts...
  20. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological sequelae of patients treated with microsurgical clipping or endovascular embolization for anterior communicating artery aneurysm
    Agnes Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, PRC
    Eur Neurol 47:37-44. 2002
    ..Thus, the present study is designed to examine the cognitive deficits of patients treated with either surgical clipping or coil embolization...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effects of age, education, and gender on the Mattis Dementia Rating Scale performance of elderly Chinese and American individuals
    A S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P356-63. 2001
    ..These results suggest that some DRS subscales or individual subscale items may be susceptible to cultural differences between elderly Chinese and American individuals...
  22. ncbi request reprint Abnormal semantic network for "animals" but not "tools" in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    A S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT
    Cortex 37:197-217. 2001
    ..These findings support the results of previous studies that have shown the presence of category-specific semantic deficits in patients with AD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma with and without temporal lobe radionecrosis
    M Cheung
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Neurol 57:1347-52. 2000
    ..Although some studies reported that these patients demonstrated cognitive impairment after radiotherapy, it is still unclear if the cognitive deficits are related to the radiation exposure or the radiation-induced necrosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Localized brain activation by selective tasks improves specific cognitive functions in humans
    A S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Neurosci Lett 283:162-4. 2000
    ..These double dissociation results suggest that when we selectively activate specific part of the brain, the cognitive function mediated by that particular region but not the others can consequently be improved...
  25. ncbi request reprint Memory and organizational strategies in chronic and acute schizophrenic patients
    A S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Schizophr Res 41:431-45. 2000
    ..However, semantic organization could facilitate both the chronic and acute schizophrenic patients to retain more newly learned items...
  26. ncbi request reprint Performance of 7- to 95-year-old individuals in a Chinese version of the category fluency test
    A S Chan
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:525-33. 1999
    ..Thus, it seems to be appropriate to apply the category fluency test, which was originally developed in western countries, for clinical use in Hong Kong...
  27. ncbi request reprint Conceptual and perceptual contributions to the acquisition and retention of text-specific reading skill in Alzheimer's disease
    A S Chan
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Psychology Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, China E mail
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 21:325-40. 1999
    ..Patients with AD acquired the facilitation in reading speed normally in both conditions, but were impaired in retaining it over a 10-min delay interval only in the conceptually-weighted condition..
  28. ncbi request reprint Utility of olfactory identification test for diagnosing Chinese patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Agnes Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, China
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 24:251-9. 2002
    ..Thus, the present results suggested that the olfactory identification test could be applied cross-culturally for identifying patients with dementia of the Alzheimer's type...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical validity of the Chinese version of Mattis Dementia Rating Scale in differentiating dementia of Alzheimer's type in Hong Kong
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, China
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:45-55. 2003
    ..The present results also showed the association between the impairment of the CDRS performance and the progress of the AD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic impact of osteoarthritis in Hong Kong: utilization of health and social services, and direct and indirect costs
    Jean Woo
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Arthritis Rheum 49:526-34. 2003
    ..To determine the direct and indirect cost of osteoarthritis (OA) according to disease severity, and to estimate the total cost of the disease in Hong Kong...
  31. ncbi request reprint A double-blind placebo-controlled randomized study of Chinese herbal medicine as complementary therapy for reduction of chemotherapy-induced toxicity
    T S K Mok
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Institute of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Cancer Institute, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region HKSAR, China
    Ann Oncol 18:768-74. 2007
    ..This study applied the highest standard of clinical trial methodology to examine the role of CHM in reducing chemotherapy-induced toxicity, while maintaining a tailored approach to therapy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in ischaemic heart disease
    W W M Lam
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, ROC
    Hong Kong Med J 9:370-6. 2003
    ..In the foreseeable future, magnetic resonance imaging may become a single, comprehensive examination for the assessment of ischaemic heart disease...
  33. doi request reprint Rivastigmine for cognitive impairment after spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage: a pilot study
    G K C Wong
    Division of Neurosurgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Pharm Ther 34:657-63. 2009
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of rivastigmine 3 mg/day over 12 weeks in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage and persistent cognitive impairment...
  34. pmc The impact of psychological abuse by an intimate partner on the mental health of pregnant women
    A Tiwari
    Department of Nursing Studies, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    BJOG 115:377-84. 2008
    ..The objective of this first population-based study in Hong Kong was to assess the impact of psychological abuse by an intimate partner on the mental health of pregnant women...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and neuropathologic correlates of Stroop Color-Word Test performance in Alzheimer's disease
    Mark W Bondi
    Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and Department of Psychiatry, University of California 92161, USA
    Neuropsychology 16:335-43. 2002
    ..Results of clinicopathologic correlations in an autopsy-confirmed AD subgroup further suggest the invocation of a broad network of integrated cortical regions and executive and language processes underlying successful SCWT performance...
  36. ncbi request reprint Conceptual organization in Alzheimer's dementia
    Alma Au
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:737-50. 2003
    ..The tendency to use perceptual cues for categorization was found to increase with the severity of dementia. These results were discussed in light of the hypothesized structural alteration of semantic networks in AD...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact of radionecrosis on cognitive dysfunction in patients after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Mei Chun Cheung
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer 97:2019-26. 2003
    ..The authors found a significant association between the severity of cognitive impairment and the volume of radionecrosis; in turn, the volume of radionecrosis was affected by patient age at time radiotherapy was completed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Verbal learning in Alzheimer's dementia
    Alma Au
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:363-75. 2003
    ..Results of the present study were discussed in the light of the previous findings reported in the Western countries and the neuropathological changes of AD patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Confrontation naming in Chinese patients with left, right or bilateral brain damage
    Rebecca W Cheung
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, China
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:46-53. 2004
    ..A cut-off score of 24 in spontaneous naming yielded a sensitivity of 73.1% and specificity of 75.3% in differentiating normal from brain-damaged participants, suggesting that the modified BNT is applicable to the Chinese population...
  40. ncbi request reprint The executive clock drawing task (CLOX) is a poor screening test for executive dysfunction in Chinese elderly patients with subcortical ischemic vascular disease
    Adrian Wong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Clin Neurosci 11:493-7. 2004
    ..Test-retest (r=0.84) and inter-rater reliability (r=0.84) were high for the CLOX. Conclusions. Although the CLOX is reliable, it is not valid in detecting ED in Chinese elderly patients with SSI...
  41. ncbi request reprint Language lateralization of Chinese-English bilingual patients with temporal lobe epilepsy: a functional MRI study
    Mei Chun Cheung
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Neuropsychology 20:589-97. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Memory impairment in humans after bilateral damage to lateral temporal neocortex
    Mei Chun Cheung
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Neuroreport 14:371-4. 2003
    ..The results demonstrate that bilateral damage to the lateral temporal lobe results in memory impairment across verbal and visual modalities...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of illness duration on memory processing of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Mei Chun Cheung
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Epilepsia 47:1320-8. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of illness duration on the neural processing of memory in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) by using functional MRI...