E Vakil

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Affiliation: Bar-Ilan University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A deficit in optimizing task solution but robust and well-retained speed and accuracy gains in complex skill acquisition in Parkinson׳s disease: Multi-session training on the Tower of Hanoi Puzzle
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied, Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 57:12-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Neuropsychological assessment: principles, rationale, and challenges
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:135-50. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Solving the Raven Progressive Matrices by adults with intellectual disability with/without Down syndrome: different cognitive patterns as indicated by eye-movements
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda, Goldschmied, Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 33:645-54. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Differential effect of right and left basal ganglionic infarctions on procedural learning
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Cogn Behav Neurol 17:62-73. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of memory impairment following closed-head injury in children using the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (AVLT)
    Eli Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Child Neuropsychol 10:57-66. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) on different aspects of memory: a selective review
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology, and the Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:977-1021. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Multifactorial context effects on visual recognition memory
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 60:916-23. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Conceptual and perceptual similarity between encoding and retrieval contexts and recognition memory context effects in older and younger adults
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P171-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Developmental changes in attention tests norms: implications for the structure of attention
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology, Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Child Neuropsychol 15:21-39. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Normative data for composite scores for children and adults derived from the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Clin Neuropsychol 24:662-77. 2010

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint A deficit in optimizing task solution but robust and well-retained speed and accuracy gains in complex skill acquisition in Parkinson׳s disease: Multi-session training on the Tower of Hanoi Puzzle
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied, Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 57:12-9. 2014
    ..To address this issue, we examined the acquisition and long-term retention of a cognitive skill in patients with moderately severe PD. To this end, we used a computerized version of the Tower of Hanoi Puzzle...
  2. doi request reprint Neuropsychological assessment: principles, rationale, and challenges
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:135-50. 2012
    ..Finally, mention is made of some of the difficulties and challenges that must be confronted in the course of a neuropsychological assessment...
  3. doi request reprint Solving the Raven Progressive Matrices by adults with intellectual disability with/without Down syndrome: different cognitive patterns as indicated by eye-movements
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda, Goldschmied, Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 33:645-54. 2012
    ..There were no differences in eye scanning between participants with NSID and those with DS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Differential effect of right and left basal ganglionic infarctions on procedural learning
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Cogn Behav Neurol 17:62-73. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of ischemic infarctions affecting the basal ganglia (BG) region on a series of procedural learning tasks...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of memory impairment following closed-head injury in children using the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (AVLT)
    Eli Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Child Neuropsychol 10:57-66. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the possible contribution of the frontal lobes, which are frequently affected in closed-head injuries, to memory performance...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) on different aspects of memory: a selective review
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology, and the Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:977-1021. 2005
    ..Such a research approach has the potential of explaining much of the variability in findings reported in the literature on the effect of TBI on memory...
  7. ncbi request reprint Multifactorial context effects on visual recognition memory
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 60:916-23. 2007
    ..The separability of these factors enables the use of memory context effects as tools for investigating associative memory...
  8. ncbi request reprint Conceptual and perceptual similarity between encoding and retrieval contexts and recognition memory context effects in older and younger adults
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P171-5. 2008
    ..These results indicate that retrieval processes, rather than encoding or rigidity in the use of contextual cues, are implicated in older adults' difficulties in memory for contextual information...
  9. doi request reprint Developmental changes in attention tests norms: implications for the structure of attention
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology, Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Child Neuropsychol 15:21-39. 2009
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  10. doi request reprint Normative data for composite scores for children and adults derived from the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Clin Neuropsychol 24:662-77. 2010
    ..These norms on the composite scores are primarily expected to serve the clinician in the process of memory assessment by supplementing the existing norms on individual trials of the Rey AVLT...
  11. doi request reprint Probing the brain substrates of cognitive processes responsible for context effects on recognition memory
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 17:519-44. 2010
    ..Our findings also emphasize the importance of discriminating between functional subgroups in the attempt to characterize memory processes in older adults...
  12. doi request reprint Analogies solving by individuals with and without intellectual disability: Different cognitive patterns as indicated by eye movements
    Eli Vakil
    Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, School of Education, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 32:846-56. 2011
    ..The difference in the scanning pattern between the TD and the ID groups is interpreted as a reflection of two different types of strategies, Constructive matching and Response elimination, respectively...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between two types of skill learning tasks: the differential effect of divided attention
    Eli Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:653-66. 2004
    ..The differential effect of divided attention on the baseline performance in these two tasks was interpreted as supporting the distinction between conceptual and perceptual skill-learning tasks...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of aging on script memory for typical and atypical actions
    Eli Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Appl Neuropsychol 10:239-45. 2003
    ..The clinical contribution of these findings, in terms of assessment and remediation of age-related memory impairment, is discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Declarative and nondeclarative sequence learning tasks: closed-head injured patients versus control participants
    E Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 52900, Israel
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 23:207-14. 2001
    ..The results are discussed in light of the role of the frontal lobes in memory generally, and in sequence learning particularly...
  16. ncbi request reprint Motor and non-motor sequence learning in patients with basal ganglia lesions: the case of serial reaction time (SRT)
    E Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Neuropsychologia 38:1-10. 2000
    ..Results suggest that the basal ganglia are involved in the regulation of non- motor as well as motor sequence learning...
  17. ncbi request reprint Declarative and procedural learning in Parkinson's disease patients having tremor or bradykinesia as the predominant symptom
    E Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Cortex 34:611-20. 1998
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the differential involvement of discrete neuroanatomic loops connecting the basal ganglia and the prefrontal cortex...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on implicit memory: skill learning and perceptual priming in patients with major depression
    E Vakil
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 52900, Israel
    Neuropsychologia 38:1405-14. 2000
    ..The results are interpreted in terms of the differential effect of depression and ECT on explicit and implicit memory...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impaired skill learning in patients with severe closed-head injury as demonstrated by the serial reaction time (SRT) task
    Eli Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Brain Cogn 50:304-15. 2002
    ..This pattern of results is unique to the CHI group, corresponding with neither that of amnesic patients nor with that of patients with dysfunction of the basal ganglia (i.e., Parkinson's diseases)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison between three memory tests: cued recall, priming and saving closed-head injured patients and controls
    Eli Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:274-82. 2003
    ..The theoretical implications of the finding that memory could be preserved in CHI patients when measured by saving, are discussed in terms of the relationship between implicit memory and saving...
  21. ncbi request reprint Script memory for typical and atypical actions: controls versus patients with severe closed-head injury
    Eli Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Brain Inj 17:825-33. 2003
    ..Accordingly, it was hypothesized that these patients would not show the typicality effect when presented with scripts composed of typical and atypical actions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Indirect influence of modality on direct memory for words and their modality: closed-head-injured and control participants
    E Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Neuropsychology 11:545-51. 1997
    ..The findings are interpreted in the theoretical framework that distinguishes between item (i.e., words) and source (i.e., modality) memory and between direct and indirect measures of memory...
  23. doi request reprint Forgotten but not gone: context effects on recognition do not require explicit memory for context
    Daniel A Levy
    Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:1620-8. 2008
    ..We suggest that spatial-simultaneous context effects might be based on ensemble unitization of target and context stimuli at encoding, whereas temporal context effects may require recollective processes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Baseline performance and learning rate of procedural and declarative memory tasks: younger versus older adults
    E Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 52:P229-34. 1997
    ..These results reinforce the importance of distinguishing between baseline performance and the rate of learning on procedural learning tasks...
  25. ncbi request reprint Medical, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral outcomes in school-age children conceived by in-vitro fertilization
    R Levy-Shiff
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Child Psychol 27:320-9. 1998
    ..Among IVF/ET children, the tendency to be at a greater risk for emotional disturbances was exacerbated among boys and among children whose parents were older...
  26. doi request reprint A shift in task routines during the learning of a motor skill: group-averaged data may mask critical phases in the individuals' acquisition of skilled performance
    Esther Adi-Japha
    School of Education, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gun, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:1544-51. 2008
    ..However, although similar phases appeared in the mean group data, there was little correspondence to individual participants' time courses, and the individuals' gains in the second low-variability phase were masked...
  27. ncbi request reprint Procedural and declarative memory processes: individuals with and without mental retardation
    E Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Ment Retard 102:147-60. 1997
    ..Theoretical implications of this pattern of results for individuals with mild mental retardation were discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of level of processing on perceptual and conceptual priming: control versus closed-head-injured patients
    E Vakil
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 3:327-36. 1997
    ..Conceptual priming is preserved in amnesics but not in CHI patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Symptom checklist-90 revised scores in persons with traumatic brain injury: affective reactions or neurobehavioral outcomes of the injury?
    Dan Hoofien
    Department of Psychology, The National Institute for the Rehabilitation of Persons with Brain Injury, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Appl Neuropsychol 12:30-9. 2005
    ..In addition, both scales were predicted by measures of emotional reactions to the injury. These results were interpreted as supporting the validity of the SCL-90-R as a measure of emotional distress among persons with brain injuries...
  30. doi request reprint Developmental differences in the impact of contextual factors on susceptibility to retroactive interference
    Einat Levy-Gigi
    Leslie and Susan Gonda Goldschmied Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    J Exp Child Psychol 105:51-62. 2010
    ..The theoretical implications of the results are discussed in reference to the effortful engagement of developmentally dependent executive control processes...
  31. ncbi request reprint The role of the cerebral hemispheres in specific versus abstract priming
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Laterality 9:313-23. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the predictive power of socio-economic variables, severity of injury and age on long-term outcome of traumatic brain injury: sample-specific variables versus factors as predictors
    Dan Hoofien
    The National Institute for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Brain Inj 16:9-27. 2002
    ..Implications regarding long-term clinically based and conceptually based prediction, and those regarding comparisons of predictors across samples are further discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Motor and non-motor sequence learning in children and adolescents with cerebellar damage
    Andrea Berger
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105 Israel
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:482-7. 2005
    ..These results are in line with another study by our group on task switching with the same patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Basal forebrain amnesia: a case study
    Alicia Osimani
    Neurology Unit, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot
    Cogn Behav Neurol 19:65-70. 2006
    ..To provide new evidence of the existence of basal forebrain amnesia, as a different entity from hippocampal or diencephalic amnesia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Unawareness of cognitive deficits and daily functioning among persons with traumatic brain injuries
    Dan Hoofien
    The National Institute for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:278-90. 2004
    ..Persons with TBI who over-estimated their cognitive abilities were found to function worse on most outcome measures, except vocation, than persons who did not overestimate their abilities...
  36. ncbi request reprint Presymptomatic signs in healthy CJD mutation carriers
    Ariela Gigi
    Psychobiology Research Unit, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:246-55. 2005
    ..Both kinds of differences (anxiety levels and cognitive deficits) were most pronounced in elderly subjects. This study is the first to show any dysfunction in healthy CJD mutation carriers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Educational level as a modulator of cognitive performance and neuropsychyatric features in Parkinson disease
    Oren S Cohen
    Parkinson s Disease and Movement disorders Clinic, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cogn Behav Neurol 20:68-72. 2007
    ..To test a possible association between the educational level (EL), cognitive performance, and neuropsychiatric features in Parkinson disease (PD)...