D W Evans

Summary

Affiliation: Bucknell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adaptive and maladaptive correlates of repetitive behavior and restricted interests in persons with down syndrome and developmentally-matched typical children: a two-year longitudinal sequential design
    David W Evans
    Developmental Neuropsychology Laboratory, Geisinger Bucknell Autism and Developmental Medicine Institute, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America Department of Neuroscience, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e93951. 2014
  2. pmc Human preferences for symmetry: subjective experience, cognitive conflict and cortical brain activity
    David W Evans
    Program in Neuroscience, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38966. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Cortical activity and children's rituals, habits and other repetitive behavior: a visual P300 study
    David W Evans
    Program in Neuroscience, Bucknell University, USA
    Behav Brain Res 224:174-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Thought-action fusion in childhood: measurement, development, and association with anxiety, rituals and other compulsive-like behaviors
    David W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Chair Program In Neuroscience, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 42:12-23. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The fears, phobias and anxieties of children with autism spectrum disorders and Down syndrome: comparisons with developmentally and chronologically age matched children
    David W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 36:3-26. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the orbitofrontal cortex in normally developing compulsive-like behaviors and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    David W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Brain Cogn 55:220-34. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Magical beliefs and rituals in young children
    David W Evans
    Bucknell University, Department of Psychology, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 33:43-58. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Ego development, self-perception, and self-complexity in adolescence: a study of female psychiatric inpatients
    D W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 71:79-86. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Developmental aspects of psychological defenses: their relation to self-complexity, self-perception, and symptomatology in adolescents
    D W Evans
    Bucknell University, Department of Psychology, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 30:237-54. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Compulsive-like behavior in individuals with Down syndrome: its relation to mental age level, adaptive and maladaptive behavior
    D W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Dev 71:288-300. 2000

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Adaptive and maladaptive correlates of repetitive behavior and restricted interests in persons with down syndrome and developmentally-matched typical children: a two-year longitudinal sequential design
    David W Evans
    Developmental Neuropsychology Laboratory, Geisinger Bucknell Autism and Developmental Medicine Institute, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America Department of Neuroscience, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e93951. 2014
    ..The results add to the body of literature examining the adaptive and maladaptive nature of repetitive behavior. ..
  2. pmc Human preferences for symmetry: subjective experience, cognitive conflict and cortical brain activity
    David W Evans
    Program in Neuroscience, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38966. 2012
    ..The results point to an overall cognitive bias linking disgust with asymmetry and suggest that such cognitive biases are reflected in neural responses to symmetrical/asymmetrical stimuli...
  3. doi request reprint Cortical activity and children's rituals, habits and other repetitive behavior: a visual P300 study
    David W Evans
    Program in Neuroscience, Bucknell University, USA
    Behav Brain Res 224:174-9. 2011
    ..The research punctuates the continuity between observed brain-behavior links in clinical disorders such as OCD and autism spectrum disorders, and normative variants of repetitive behavior...
  4. doi request reprint Thought-action fusion in childhood: measurement, development, and association with anxiety, rituals and other compulsive-like behaviors
    David W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Chair Program In Neuroscience, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 42:12-23. 2011
    ..Consistent with structural developmental theories, TAF changes throughout development, but plays a role in the normative regulation of affective states, as well as in the development of ritualistic compulsive like behavior in children...
  5. ncbi request reprint The fears, phobias and anxieties of children with autism spectrum disorders and Down syndrome: comparisons with developmentally and chronologically age matched children
    David W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 36:3-26. 2005
    ..Such findings suggest that children with ASD exhibit a distinct profile of fear and anxiety compared to other mental age and chronologically age-matched children, and these fears are related to the symptoms associated with ASD...
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the orbitofrontal cortex in normally developing compulsive-like behaviors and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    David W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Brain Cogn 55:220-34. 2004
    ..In making these comparisons, we hope to open a dialogue between researchers who study underlying brain pathologies associated with OCD and those who explore the neurocognitive bases of normal development...
  7. ncbi request reprint Magical beliefs and rituals in young children
    David W Evans
    Bucknell University, Department of Psychology, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 33:43-58. 2002
    ..The findings extended the work on magical beliefs and obsessive-compulsive phenomena to the normative manifestation of compulsive behaviors found in typical development...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ego development, self-perception, and self-complexity in adolescence: a study of female psychiatric inpatients
    D W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 71:79-86. 2001
    ..Results are discussed from a developmental perspective...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developmental aspects of psychological defenses: their relation to self-complexity, self-perception, and symptomatology in adolescents
    D W Evans
    Bucknell University, Department of Psychology, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 30:237-54. 2000
    ..The findings lend support to the developmental approach to the self and highlight the importance of examining psychological indices of development independent of chronological age...
  10. ncbi request reprint Compulsive-like behavior in individuals with Down syndrome: its relation to mental age level, adaptive and maladaptive behavior
    D W Evans
    Department of Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Dev 71:288-300. 2000
    ..The results extend the "similar sequence" model of development to the construct of compulsive-like behaviors, and also suggest that some repetitive behaviors may be among the behavioral phenotype of individuals with DS...
  11. ncbi request reprint The rituals, fears and phobias of young children: insights from development, psychopathology and neurobiology
    D W Evans
    Bucknell University, Department of Psychology, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 29:261-76. 1999
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of the phenomenologic and possible neurobiological continuities between normative and pathologic rituals, fears and phobias...
  12. ncbi request reprint Affective and neuropsychological correlates of children's rituals and compulsive-like behaviors: continuities and discontinuities with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ashley S Pietrefesa
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA
    Brain Cogn 65:36-46. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that common neuropsychological mechanisms underlie compulsive, ritualistic behavior exhibited in normal development and in obsessive-compulsive disorder...
  13. ncbi request reprint Profiles and development of adaptive behavior in children with Down syndrome
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Yale Child Study Center, New Heaven, CT 06520, USA
    Downs Syndr Res Pract 9:45-50. 2006
    ..Implications for development in Down syndrome and intervention programs were discussed...