Victoria M Leavitt

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Publications

  1. doi Warmer outdoor temperature is associated with task-related increased BOLD activation in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Victoria M Leavitt
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 8:128-32. 2014
  2. doi Altered effective connectivity during performance of an information processing speed task in multiple sclerosis
    Victoria M Leavitt
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience, Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
    Mult Scler 18:409-17. 2012
  3. pmc Warmer outdoor temperature is associated with worse cognitive status in multiple sclerosis
    Victoria M Leavitt
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ, USA
    Neurology 78:964-8. 2012
  4. pmc Memory impairment in multiple sclerosis is due to a core deficit in initial learning
    John DeLuca
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory, Kessler Foundation, 1199 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ, 07052, USA
    J Neurol 260:2491-6. 2013
  5. doi Default network activity is a sensitive and specific biomarker of memory in multiple sclerosis
    James F Sumowski
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory, Kessler Foundation Research Center, 300 Executive Drive, Suite 70, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
    Mult Scler 19:199-208. 2013
  6. pmc Brain reserve and cognitive reserve in multiple sclerosis: what you've got and how you use it
    James F Sumowski
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience, Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ, USA
    Neurology 80:2186-93. 2013
  7. ncbi Cognitive reserve in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis
    James F Sumowski
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory, Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA
    Mult Scler 18:1454-8. 2012
  8. doi The relative contributions of processing speed and cognitive load to working memory accuracy in multiple sclerosis
    Victoria M Leavitt
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:580-6. 2011
  9. doi Cognitive reserve in multiple sclerosis
    James F Sumowski
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA, and Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School, USA
    Mult Scler 19:1122-7. 2013
  10. doi Retrieval practice is a robust memory aid for memory-impaired patients with MS
    James F Sumowski
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA
    Mult Scler 19:1943-6. 2013

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Publications12

  1. doi Warmer outdoor temperature is associated with task-related increased BOLD activation in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Victoria M Leavitt
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 8:128-32. 2014
    ..We show here that MS patients activate task-related brain regions more on warmer days. Increased brain activation required by MS patients on warmer days to perform a simple task may signify neural inefficiency. ..
  2. doi Altered effective connectivity during performance of an information processing speed task in multiple sclerosis
    Victoria M Leavitt
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience, Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
    Mult Scler 18:409-17. 2012
    ..We were interested in determining whether distinct patterns of effective connectivity would be revealed with Granger causality analysis (GCA)...
  3. pmc Warmer outdoor temperature is associated with worse cognitive status in multiple sclerosis
    Victoria M Leavitt
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ, USA
    Neurology 78:964-8. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Memory impairment in multiple sclerosis is due to a core deficit in initial learning
    John DeLuca
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory, Kessler Foundation, 1199 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ, 07052, USA
    J Neurol 260:2491-6. 2013
    ....
  5. doi Default network activity is a sensitive and specific biomarker of memory in multiple sclerosis
    James F Sumowski
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory, Kessler Foundation Research Center, 300 Executive Drive, Suite 70, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
    Mult Scler 19:199-208. 2013
    ..Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) suffer memory impairment but the link between MS-related neuroanatomical changes (brain atrophy) and memory is relatively weak...
  6. pmc Brain reserve and cognitive reserve in multiple sclerosis: what you've got and how you use it
    James F Sumowski
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience, Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ, USA
    Neurology 80:2186-93. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi Cognitive reserve in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis
    James F Sumowski
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory, Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA
    Mult Scler 18:1454-8. 2012
    ....
  8. doi The relative contributions of processing speed and cognitive load to working memory accuracy in multiple sclerosis
    Victoria M Leavitt
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:580-6. 2011
    ..Implications of these findings for developing appropriate cognitive rehabilitation interventions are discussed...
  9. doi Cognitive reserve in multiple sclerosis
    James F Sumowski
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA, and Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School, USA
    Mult Scler 19:1122-7. 2013
    ..We discuss clinical implications and highlight important unanswered questions for future research on reserve against cognitive impairment in MS. ..
  10. doi Retrieval practice is a robust memory aid for memory-impaired patients with MS
    James F Sumowski
    Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA
    Mult Scler 19:1943-6. 2013
    ..RP robustly improved memory more than restudy. Short delay: MR=15.6%, SR=27.1%, RP=72.9%. Long delay: MR=1.0%, SR=4.2%, RP=24.0%. RP was the best memory technique for nearly all patients after both short and long delays. ..
  11. pmc Body temperature is elevated and linked to fatigue in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, even without heat exposure
    James F Sumowski
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience, Kessler Foundation, West Orange, NJ Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:1298-302. 2014
    ....
  12. ncbi Central fatigue: issues related to cognition, mood and behavior, and psychiatric diagnoses
    Victoria M Leavitt
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory, Kessler Foundation, 300 Executive Drive, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
    PM R 2:332-7. 2010
    ..Describing central fatigue as distinct from peripheral fatigue represents one way of understanding the underlying neural and behavioral concomitants of fatigue...