Ruth E Propper

Summary

Affiliation: Merrimack College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of bilateral eye movements on frontal interhemispheric gamma EEG coherence: implications for EMDR therapy
    Ruth E Propper
    Psychology Department, Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:785-8. 2007
  2. pmc A combined fMRI and DTI examination of functional language lateralization and arcuate fasciculus structure: Effects of degree versus direction of hand preference
    Ruth E Propper
    Golby Neurosurgical Brain Mapping Laboratory, Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Brain Cogn 73:85-92. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint An assessment of sleep architecture as a function of degree of handedness in college women using a home sleep monitor
    Ruth E Propper
    Department of Psychology, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    Brain Cogn 54:186-97. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Mixed- versus strong right-handedness is associated with biases towards "remember" versus "know" judgements in recognition memory: role of interhemispheric interaction
    Ruth E Propper
    Department of Psychology, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    Memory 12:707-14. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A mixed-handed advantage in episodic memory: a possible role of interhemispheric interaction
    Ruth E Propper
    Department of Psychology, Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, USA
    Mem Cognit 33:751-7. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Negative emotional valence is associated with non-right-handedness and increased imbalance of hemispheric activation as measured by tympanic membrane temperature
    Ruth E Propper
    Department of Psychology, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:691-4. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Is television traumatic? Dreams, stress, and media exposure in the aftermath of September 11, 2001
    Ruth E Propper
    Psychology Department, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:334-40. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Look over there! Unilateral gaze increases geographical memory of the 50 United States
    Ruth E Propper
    Montclair State University, Psychology Department, Montclair, NJ 07043, United States
    Brain Cogn 78:59-62. 2012
  9. pmc The role of sleep in false memory formation
    Jessica D Payne
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 92:327-34. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased interhemispheric interaction is associated with earlier offset of childhood amnesia
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:336-45. 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of bilateral eye movements on frontal interhemispheric gamma EEG coherence: implications for EMDR therapy
    Ruth E Propper
    Psychology Department, Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:785-8. 2007
    ..Relative to noneye-movement controls, engaging in bilateral EMs led to decreased interhemispheric gamma electroencephalogram coherence. Implications for future work on EMDR and episodic memory are discussed...
  2. pmc A combined fMRI and DTI examination of functional language lateralization and arcuate fasciculus structure: Effects of degree versus direction of hand preference
    Ruth E Propper
    Golby Neurosurgical Brain Mapping Laboratory, Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Brain Cogn 73:85-92. 2010
    ..Results suggest handedness degree may be an important variable to investigate in the context of neuroanatomical asymmetries...
  3. ncbi request reprint An assessment of sleep architecture as a function of degree of handedness in college women using a home sleep monitor
    Ruth E Propper
    Department of Psychology, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    Brain Cogn 54:186-97. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Mixed- versus strong right-handedness is associated with biases towards "remember" versus "know" judgements in recognition memory: role of interhemispheric interaction
    Ruth E Propper
    Department of Psychology, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    Memory 12:707-14. 2004
    ..As strong versus mixed handedness is associated with greater versus lesser interhemispheric processing, the results support the original hypothesis...
  5. ncbi request reprint A mixed-handed advantage in episodic memory: a possible role of interhemispheric interaction
    Ruth E Propper
    Department of Psychology, Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, USA
    Mem Cognit 33:751-7. 2005
    ..In Experiment 2, memory for real-world events was assessed via recall. Results supported the hypothesis, in that mixed-handers displayed better episodic memory in comparison with strong right-handers...
  6. doi request reprint Negative emotional valence is associated with non-right-handedness and increased imbalance of hemispheric activation as measured by tympanic membrane temperature
    Ruth E Propper
    Department of Psychology, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:691-4. 2010
    ..These findings offer the possibility of an exceptionally simple measure that may, in conjunction with more established techniques, offer valuable diagnostic information, particularly for disorders involving anger/hostility...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is television traumatic? Dreams, stress, and media exposure in the aftermath of September 11, 2001
    Ruth E Propper
    Psychology Department, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:334-40. 2007
    ..Because of the study's within-subjects design, the results provide evidence for a direct association between television viewing and subsequent increases in stress and trauma...
  8. doi request reprint Look over there! Unilateral gaze increases geographical memory of the 50 United States
    Ruth E Propper
    Montclair State University, Psychology Department, Montclair, NJ 07043, United States
    Brain Cogn 78:59-62. 2012
    ..Results support an overall deficit in US geographical knowledge in undergraduate college students...
  9. pmc The role of sleep in false memory formation
    Jessica D Payne
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 92:327-34. 2009
    ..While these effects produce memories that are less accurate after sleep, these memories may, in the end, be more useful...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased interhemispheric interaction is associated with earlier offset of childhood amnesia
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:336-45. 2006
    ..Moreover, the results of Experiment 2 suggest that interhemispheric interaction has its effect on the retrieval, not encoding, of episodic memories...
  11. pmc Napping promotes inter-session habituation to emotional stimuli
    Edward F Pace-Schott
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Center for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 95:24-36. 2011
    ..Sleep may therefore promote emotional adjustment at the level of somatic responses. Physiological but not subjective inter-session habituation to aversive images was enhanced by a daytime nap...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bilateral eye movements enhance the retrieval of episodic memories
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA
    Neuropsychology 17:221-9. 2003
    ..E. Propper, 2001). Implications for neuropsychological mechanisms underlying eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (F. Shapiro, 1989, 2001), a therapeutic technique for posttraumatic stress disorder, are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased interhemispheric interaction is associated with decreased false memories in a verbal converging semantic associates paradigm
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Brain Cogn 56:313-9. 2004
    ..The results provide further support for an interhemispheric basis for episodic/explicit memory...
  14. doi request reprint Dreaming, handedness, and sleep architecture: interhemispheric mechanisms
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
    Int Rev Neurobiol 92:215-32. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Home-recorded sleep architecture as a function of handedness II: Consistent right- versus consistent left-handers
    Ruth E Propper
    Psychology Department, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:689-92. 2007
    ..Handedness differences in sleep architecture may reflect individual differences in cerebral organization on one hand and sleep stage mediated differences in cerebral interaction on the other...
  16. doi request reprint Increased anger is associated with increased hemispheric asymmetry: support for anger-tympanic membrane relationships
    Ruth E Propper
    Psychology Department, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:716-20. 2011
    ..This is the second study supporting the use of ar-lTMT as a simple and convenient measure of hemispheric activation and as an objective correlate of anger...
  17. pmc Getting a grip on memory: unilateral hand clenching alters episodic recall
    Ruth E Propper
    Department of Psychology, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62474. 2013
    ..Results supported the HERA model. Also supported was that simple unilateral hand clenching can be used as a means by which the functional specializations of the cerebral hemispheres can be investigated in intact humans...
  18. pmc Degree of Handedness, but not Direction, is a Systematic Predictor of Cognitive Performance
    Eric Prichard
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo Toledo, OH, USA
    Front Psychol 4:9. 2013
    ..These results suggest that inconsistent handedness is associated with increased interhemispheric interaction and increased access to processes localized to the right cerebral hemisphere...
  19. pmc Lateralized difference in tympanic membrane temperature: emotion and hemispheric activity
    Ruth E Propper
    Cerebral Lateralization Laboratory, Psychology Department, Montclair State University Montclair, NJ, USA
    Front Psychol 4:104. 2013
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