Stephen Christman

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Affiliation: University of Toledo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in ambiguous-figure perception: degree of handedness and interhemispheric interaction
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Perception 38:1183-98. 2009
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Linear versus non-linear measures of temporal variability in finger tapping and their relation to performance on open- versus closed-loop motor tasks: comparing standard deviations to Lyapunov exponents
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Laterality 13:255-81. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The poetry of handedness
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Laterality 15:651-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Eclectic lefty-hand: Conjectures on Jimi Hendrix, handedness, and Electric Ladyland
    Stephen Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Laterality 15:253-69. 2010
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Mixed-handedness advantages in episodic memory obtained under conditions of intentional learning extend to incidental learning
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Brain Cogn 77:17-22. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Handedness differences in body image distortion and eating disorder symptomatology
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:247-56. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in risk perception versus risk taking: handedness and interhemispheric interaction
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Brain Cogn 63:51-8. 2007
  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

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  1. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in ambiguous-figure perception: degree of handedness and interhemispheric interaction
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Perception 38:1183-98. 2009
    ..In experiment 3, strong right-handedness was associated with lower spontaneous reversal rates during the extended viewing of ambiguous figures, and experiment 4 ruled out an explanation in terms of response bias...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Linear versus non-linear measures of temporal variability in finger tapping and their relation to performance on open- versus closed-loop motor tasks: comparing standard deviations to Lyapunov exponents
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Laterality 13:255-81. 2008
    ..The potential uses and significance of measures of non-linear variability are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint The poetry of handedness
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Laterality 15:651-8. 2010
    ..The symbolic content of the poems is discussed, along with a brief speculation about the right hemispheric basis of poetry and the elevation of left-handedness among creative writers...
  5. doi request reprint Eclectic lefty-hand: Conjectures on Jimi Hendrix, handedness, and Electric Ladyland
    Stephen Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Laterality 15:253-69. 2010
    ..In terms of his song writing, the greater interhemispheric interaction (and consequent greater access to right hemisphere processing) associated with mixed-handedness is argued to characterise aspects of his lyrics and vocal delivery...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Mixed-handedness advantages in episodic memory obtained under conditions of intentional learning extend to incidental learning
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Brain Cogn 77:17-22. 2011
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the relation between interhemispheric interaction, levels of processing, and episodic memory retrieval...
  8. ncbi request reprint Handedness differences in body image distortion and eating disorder symptomatology
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:247-56. 2007
    ..The current studies tested the hypothesis that decreased access to right hemisphere processes, as indexed by increasing strength of right-hand preference, is associated with deficits in body image representation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in risk perception versus risk taking: handedness and interhemispheric interaction
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Brain Cogn 63:51-8. 2007
    ..Regression analyses, however, indicated that the likelihood to engage in risky activities was predicted primarily by the perceived risks in mixed-handers and by the perceived benefits in strong-handers...
  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. 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...
  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 Hemispheric asymmetries in categorical judgments of direction versus coordinate judgments of velocity of motion
    Stephen D Christman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, OH 43606 3390, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:298-305. 2002
    ..Results are interpreted in light of Kosslyn's (1987) model of hemispheric differences in the processing of categorical versus coordinate spatial relations...
  14. 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
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  15. doi request reprint Individual differences in semantic switching flexibility: effects of handedness
    Varalakshmi Sontam
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606 3390, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:1023-7. 2009
    ..The findings have implications for the research communities using the semantic fluency task, irrespective of whether or not they are looking at handedness differences per se...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mixed-handed persons are more easily persuaded and are more gullible: interhemispheric interaction and belief updating
    Stephen D Christman
    University of Toledo, OH, USA
    Laterality 13:403-26. 2008
    ..In Experiment 1 mixed-handers exhibited higher levels of persuasion in a standard attitude-change paradigm, while in Experiment 2 mixed-handers exhibited higher levels of gullibility as measured by the Barnum Effect...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric interaction and beliefs on our origin: degree of handedness predicts beliefs in creationism versus evolution
    Christopher Lee Niebauer
    Department of Psychology, Slippery Rock University, PA 16057, USA
    Laterality 9:433-47. 2004
    ..A model of how interhemispheric interaction functions in maintaining and updating beliefs is discussed. Specifically, mixed-handedness seems to be associated with a lower threshold for updating beliefs...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Semantic representations of word meanings by the cerebral hemispheres
    Elizabeth Ince
    The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona 08240 0195, USA
    Brain Lang 80:393-420. 2002
    ..Thematic knowledge appears to precede categorical knowledge for the RH, but the opposite may be true of the LH. Results are also discussed in terms of the RH role in meaning acquisition and metacontrol...