W B Barr

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of standardized neurocognitive testing immediately following sports concussion
    W B Barr
    Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center, New York 10016, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 7:693-702. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls in the method of double dissociation: delineating the cognitive functions of the hippocampus
    William B Barr
    New York University School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Cortex 39:153-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological testing of high school athletes. Preliminary norms and test-retest indices
    William B Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, Rivergate 4th Floor, 560 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 18:91-101. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlation of apparent diffusion coefficient with neuropsychological testing in temporal lobe epilepsy
    Yvonne W Lui
    Department of Radiology, NYU Medical Center, 530 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:1832-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of the Brief Visuospatial Memory Test-Revised (BVMT-R) in neuropsychological evaluation of epilepsy surgery candidates
    W Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, EPC 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:175-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Prediction of false-positive recognition errors during Wada testing
    William B Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, 10016, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:1065-72. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Depth electrode studies on the brain and behavior
    William B Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:631-2. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and attention deficit disorder. Two complex disorders of attention
    W B Barr
    Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 931:239-50. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Worsening of quality of life after epilepsy surgery: effect of seizures and memory decline
    J T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 68:1988-94. 2007
  10. pmc Long-term association between seizure outcome and depression after resective epilepsy surgery
    H Hamid
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516 2700, USA
    Neurology 77:1972-6. 2011

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of standardized neurocognitive testing immediately following sports concussion
    W B Barr
    Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center, New York 10016, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 7:693-702. 2001
    ..The results support and extend previous research findings indicating that the SAC is a valid instrument for detecting the immediate effects of mild traumatic brain injury...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls in the method of double dissociation: delineating the cognitive functions of the hippocampus
    William B Barr
    New York University School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Cortex 39:153-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological testing of high school athletes. Preliminary norms and test-retest indices
    William B Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, Rivergate 4th Floor, 560 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 18:91-101. 2003
    ..Caution should be used in interpreting discrepancies from baseline scores as a result of what may turn out to be poor test-retest reliability in this population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlation of apparent diffusion coefficient with neuropsychological testing in temporal lobe epilepsy
    Yvonne W Lui
    Department of Radiology, NYU Medical Center, 530 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:1832-9. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that in these patients, a negative correlation would exist between diffusivity measures of the mesial temporal lobe and performance on neuropsychological tests...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of the Brief Visuospatial Memory Test-Revised (BVMT-R) in neuropsychological evaluation of epilepsy surgery candidates
    W Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, EPC 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:175-9. 2004
    ..The results of receiver operating curve analyses revealed little discrimination in performance between groups. The BVMT-R does not appear to have the sensitivity required for assessing nonverbal memory in this population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prediction of false-positive recognition errors during Wada testing
    William B Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, 10016, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:1065-72. 2006
    ..Further analysis indicates that FP errors during the Wada test appear to be the primary result of a stable and liberal response-bias rather than a result of any other neurological or procedure-related factor...
  7. ncbi request reprint Depth electrode studies on the brain and behavior
    William B Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:631-2. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and attention deficit disorder. Two complex disorders of attention
    W B Barr
    Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 931:239-50. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Worsening of quality of life after epilepsy surgery: effect of seizures and memory decline
    J T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 68:1988-94. 2007
    ..The relative impact of these unfavorable outcomes on HRQOL has not been described...
  10. pmc Long-term association between seizure outcome and depression after resective epilepsy surgery
    H Hamid
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516 2700, USA
    Neurology 77:1972-6. 2011
    ..This study explored the association between long-term epilepsy surgery outcome and changes in depressive symptoms...
  11. doi request reprint Differential neuropsychological test sensitivity to left temporal lobe epilepsy
    David W Loring
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:394-400. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of patient occupation and education variables on the choice of neuropsychological assessment instruments
    Laura A Rabin
    Department of Psychology, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 14:247-54. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed in relation to enhancing predictions of real-world outcomes based on neuropsychological test data...
  13. doi request reprint Reliable change indices and regression-based measures for the Rey-Osterreith Complex Figure test in partial epilepsy patients
    L Nakhutina
    New York University Langone Medical Center, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 223 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 24:38-44. 2010
    ..The results provide a means to evaluate long-term outcome in epilepsy patients using the ROCF...
  14. pmc Seizure prediction and recall
    J M Dubois
    Department of Neurology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, NYU Epilepsy Center, 223 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 18:106-9. 2010
    ..001) or recollection (P<0.001). These models reveal that patients were highly aware of their seizures, and in many cases, were able to make accurate predictions, for which seizure rate may be an important factor...
  15. doi request reprint Temporal lobe epilepsy does not impair visual perception
    Arthur C Grant
    Department of Neurology, New York University, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 49:710-3. 2008
    ..Furthermore, since TLE subjects performed normally while taking therapeutic doses of multiple AEDs, the data suggest that these AEDs do not impair visual perception...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mental retardation and relation to seizure and tuber burden in tuberous sclerosis complex
    Charles M Zaroff
    NYU Medical Center, Neurology, 403 East 34th St, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Seizure 15:558-62. 2006
    ..Neither age nor gender was related to cognitive status. Further investigation incorporating additional neuroimaging factors, antiepileptic treatment effects, and genetic variables, is needed...
  17. doi request reprint Postictal psychosis in partial epilepsy: a case-control study
    Kenneth Alper
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:602-10. 2008
    ..Divergent findings among prior studies on correlates of risk for postictal psychosis (PIP) suggest the value of a controlled study involving a relatively large number of patients...
  18. doi request reprint Ictal mnemestic aura and verbal memory function
    Aaron C Vederman
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 17:474-7. 2010
    ..Mnemestic auras were associated with clinical indices of illness, suggesting that the presence of these auras may be regarded as a risk factor for greater chronicity and severity in epilepsy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Delineating the functions of the nondominant hemisphere
    William B Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, 10016, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:797-8. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and behavioral correlates of tuberous sclerosis complex
    Charles M Zaroff
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:847-52. 2004
    ..Seizure control is important for developmental outcome and quality of life. Early behavioral assessment and therapeutic intervention, as well as seizure control, are the most effective means of promoting neurodevelopmental outcome...
  21. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Keren L Isaacs
    Department of Psychology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:569-74. 2004
    ..There were no reliable differences in OC symptoms in patients with right versus left hemisphere seizure foci, although the right hemisphere patients tended to score higher on both scales of the OCI...
  22. ncbi request reprint Group psychoeducation as treatment for psychological nonepileptic seizures
    Charles M Zaroff
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:587-92. 2004
    ..Psychoeducation may be an effective method of treating PNES and may improve coping strategies and reduce PNES-associated psychopathology in some patients. Additional controlled studies on larger samples are needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Degree of handedness and cerebral dominance
    Keren L Isaacs
    Department of Cognitive Rehabilitation, JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ 08818, USA
    Neurology 66:1855-8. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between the degree of handedness and hemispheric language dominance in patients with epilepsy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Standard regression-based methods for measuring recovery after sport-related concussion
    Michael McCrea
    Neuroscience Center, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, WI 53188, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:58-69. 2005
    ..This management model is also supported by practical and other methodological considerations...
  25. ncbi request reprint The use of figural reproduction tests as measures of nonverbal memory in epilepsy surgery candidates
    W B Barr
    Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 3:435-43. 1997
    ..The lack of significant differences between LTL and RTL groups in this large sample raise questions about the nature of nonverbal memory and its relationship to right temporal lobe dysfunction...
  26. ncbi request reprint Changes in depression and anxiety after resective surgery for epilepsy
    O Devinsky
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 65:1744-9. 2005
    ..To determine changes in depression and anxiety after resective surgery...
  27. doi request reprint Construct validity of the Neuropsychological Screening Battery for Hispanics (NeSBHIS) in a neurological sample
    H Allison Bender
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, 10016, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:217-24. 2009
    ..562 to 0.995, with the exception of Block Design (-0.308). Overall, findings suggest that the NeSBHIS has robust construct validity in a neurological sample...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cognitive recovery following sports related head trauma in boxers
    Lisa D Ravdin
    Department of Neurology and Neurosciences, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 13:21-7. 2003
    ..To prospectively examine recovery of cognitive function within one month following subconcussive sports related head trauma...
  29. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and neuropsychology: past, present, and future
    William B Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, EPC, 4th Floor, New York, NY, 10016, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 17:381-3. 2007
  30. pmc Concussion symptom inventory: an empirically derived scale for monitoring resolution of symptoms following sport-related concussion
    Christopher Randolph
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Maywood, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 24:219-29. 2009
    ..The newly derived Concussion Symptom Inventory is presented and recommended as a research and clinical tool for monitoring recovery from sport-related concussion...
  31. doi request reprint An interdisciplinary approach to neuropsychological test construction: perspectives from translation studies
    H Allison Bender
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:227-32. 2010
    ..To this end, translation theory can provide valuable insights toward the development of linguistically and culturally relevant neuropsychological test measures suitable for an increasingly diverse patient base...
  32. doi request reprint Diagnostic validity of a neuropsychological test battery for Hispanic patients with epilepsy
    William B Barr
    NYU Langone Medical Center, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 16:479-83. 2009
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  33. ncbi request reprint Somatoform disorders after temporal lobectomy
    Anjanette A Naga
    Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 17:57-61. 2004
    ..The only new-onset somatoform disorder reported postoperatively is conversion disorder. We identified 10 patients who developed somatoform disorder other than nonconversion epileptic seizures after anterior temporal lobectomy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Category fluency in first-episode schizophrenia
    Tania Giovannetti
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:384-93. 2003
    ..e., semantic search/access, response monitoring) or global cognitive impairment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessment practices of clinical neuropsychologists in the United States and Canada: a survey of INS, NAN, and APA Division 40 members
    Laura A Rabin
    Dartmouth Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:33-65. 2005
    ..Following a review of findings, results are compared to those obtained in prior surveys and implications for the field of neuropsychology are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Utilization rates of ecologically oriented instruments among clinical neuropsychologists
    Laura A Rabin
    Brooklyn College City University of New York, Department of Psychology, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 21:727-43. 2007
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  37. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive correlates of response to treatment in formal thought disorder in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    Rita Z Goldstein
    Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973, USA
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 15:88-98. 2002
    ..To examine the independent contribution of executive versus semantic function to improvement in formal thought disorder after initial stabilization in a first-episode sample...
  38. doi request reprint The politics of technicians
    Joanne R Festa
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 24:506-17. 2010
    ..Neuropsychologists must maintain an active role in professional and political organizations with equal attention at the local, state, and national levels to avoid similar restrictions to their clinical practice...
  39. ncbi request reprint Facial closure: interrelationship with facial discrimination, other closure tests, and subjective contour illusions
    Jeanette Wasserstein
    The Mt Sinai College of Medicine and Comprehensive Neuropsychological Services CNS, New York, NY, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:158-63. 2004
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  40. ncbi request reprint The use, education, training and supervision of neuropsychological test technicians (psychometrists) in clinical practice. Official statement of the National Academy of Neuropsychology
    Antonio E Puente
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:837-9. 2006
  41. pmc Phonetically irregular word pronunciation and cortical thickness in the adult brain
    Karen Blackmon
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, New York University, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Neuroimage 51:1453-8. 2010
    ....