Patricia A Tun

Summary

Affiliation: Brandeis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effects of aging on auditory processing and cognition
    Patricia A Tun
    Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Am J Audiol 21:344-50. 2012
  2. pmc Response latencies in auditory sentence comprehension: effects of linguistic versus perceptual challenge
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:730-5. 2010
  3. pmc The association between computer use and cognition across adulthood: use it so you won't lose it?
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:560-8. 2010
  4. pmc Aging, hearing acuity, and the attentional costs of effortful listening
    Patricia A Tun
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems MS 013, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:761-6. 2009
  5. pmc Age differences in reaction time and attention in a national telephone sample of adults: education, sex, and task complexity matter
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1421-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Telephone assessment of cognitive function in adulthood: the Brief Test of Adult Cognition by Telephone
    Patricia A Tun
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, MS 013, Department of Psychology, MS 062, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Age Ageing 35:629-32. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Distraction by competing speech in young and older adult listeners
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology and Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 17:453-67. 2002
  8. pmc Word recognition within a linguistic context: effects of age, hearing acuity, verbal ability, and cognitive function
    Jonathan Benichov
    Department of Psychology and Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Ear Hear 33:250-6. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of adult aging and hearing loss on comprehension of rapid speech varying in syntactic complexity
    Arthur Wingfield
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems MS 013, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:487-97. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive supports and cognitive constraints on comprehension of spoken language
    Arthur Wingfield
    Department of Psychology and Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 18:548-58. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The effects of aging on auditory processing and cognition
    Patricia A Tun
    Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Am J Audiol 21:344-50. 2012
    ..To briefly summarize existing data on effects of aging on auditory processing and cognition...
  2. pmc Response latencies in auditory sentence comprehension: effects of linguistic versus perceptual challenge
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:730-5. 2010
    ..These findings demonstrate the need to take into account both sensory and cognitive demands of speech materials in older adults' language comprehension...
  3. pmc The association between computer use and cognition across adulthood: use it so you won't lose it?
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:560-8. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that frequent computer activity is associated with good cognitive function, particularly executive control, across adulthood into old age, especially for those with lower intellectual ability...
  4. pmc Aging, hearing acuity, and the attentional costs of effortful listening
    Patricia A Tun
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems MS 013, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:761-6. 2009
    ..Findings support the hypothesis that extra effort at the sensory-perceptual level attendant to hearing loss has negative consequences to downstream recall, an effect that may be further magnified with increased age...
  5. pmc Age differences in reaction time and attention in a national telephone sample of adults: education, sex, and task complexity matter
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1421-9. 2008
    ..The approach demonstrates the utility of combining laboratory paradigms with survey methods to enable the study of larger, more diverse and representative samples across the lifespan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Telephone assessment of cognitive function in adulthood: the Brief Test of Adult Cognition by Telephone
    Patricia A Tun
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, MS 013, Department of Psychology, MS 062, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Age Ageing 35:629-32. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Distraction by competing speech in young and older adult listeners
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology and Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 17:453-67. 2002
    ..These results suggest that reduced efficiency in attentional control is an important factor in older adults' difficulty in recalling target speech in the presence of a background of competing speech...
  8. pmc Word recognition within a linguistic context: effects of age, hearing acuity, verbal ability, and cognitive function
    Jonathan Benichov
    Department of Psychology and Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Ear Hear 33:250-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of adult age, hearing acuity, verbal ability, and cognitive function on the use of linguistic context in spoken word recognition...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of adult aging and hearing loss on comprehension of rapid speech varying in syntactic complexity
    Arthur Wingfield
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems MS 013, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:487-97. 2006
    ..These findings illustrate a dynamic interaction between age, hearing acuity, and characteristics of the spoken message on speech comprehension...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive supports and cognitive constraints on comprehension of spoken language
    Arthur Wingfield
    Department of Psychology and Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 18:548-58. 2007
    ..We conclude by considering factors that may affect one's willingness to expend the attentional effort that may be necessary for successful listening behavior and comprehension performance...
  11. pmc Frequent cognitive activity compensates for education differences in episodic memory
    Margie E Lachman
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:4-10. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that frequent participation in cognitive activities can moderate the effects of limited education on cognitive functioning...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss and perceptual effort: downstream effects on older adults' memory for speech
    Sandra L McCoy
    Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol A 58:22-33. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Preservation of cognitive function after long-term tetraplegia
    Arthur Wingfield
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:547-55. 2003
    ..Results showed that long-term tetraplegia, even with compromised respiration, does not inevitably lead to decline in fundamental cognitive functions relative to age-matched noninjured controls...
  14. pmc Social strain and executive function across the lifespan: The dark (and light) sides of social engagement
    Patricia A Tun
    a Volen National Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 20:320-38. 2013
    ..These findings provide further evidence for the complex relationship between the social environment and cognition across adulthood, particularly the association between efficiency of executive functions and negative social interactions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sentence-final word completion norms for young, middle-aged, and older adults
    Cindy J Lahar
    Faculty of Liberal Studies, York County Community College, Wells, Maine 04090, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P7-10. 2004
    ..Results show that the recency with which normative data are collected is an important variable to consider when making use of norms...