Donald T Stuss

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Publications

  1. doi Science mirroring reality: an improbable journey into the functions of the frontal lobes
    Donald T Stuss
    Ontario Brain Institute, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 2K4
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 28:1-8. 2013
  2. doi Traumatic brain injury: relation to executive dysfunction and the frontal lobes
    Donald T Stuss
    Ontario Brain Institute, Baycrest Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurol 24:584-9. 2011
  3. doi The future of cognitive neurorehabilitation
    Donald T Stuss
    Ontario Brain Institute, Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:755-68. 2011
  4. ncbi Rehabilitation of executive functioning after focal damage to the cerebellum
    Tom A Schweizer
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:72-7. 2008
  5. ncbi Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: overview and future directions
    Gordon Winocur
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:166-71. 2007
  6. ncbi Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: an evaluation of psychosocial factors
    Gordon Winocur
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:153-65. 2007
  7. doi Overlap in frontotemporal atrophy between normal aging and patients with frontotemporal dementias
    Tiffany W Chow
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:327-35. 2008
  8. ncbi Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: effects on strategic behavior in relation to goal management
    Brian Levine
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:143-52. 2007
  9. doi Common and unique neural correlates of autobiographical memory and theory of mind
    Jennifer S Rabin
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:1095-111. 2010
  10. ncbi Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: a randomized trial to evaluate a new protocol
    Donald T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:120-31. 2007

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Publications58

  1. doi Science mirroring reality: an improbable journey into the functions of the frontal lobes
    Donald T Stuss
    Ontario Brain Institute, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 2K4
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 28:1-8. 2013
    ..After a brief review of the reasons for the roads chosen in my career path, a summary of the two themes of research is presented...
  2. doi Traumatic brain injury: relation to executive dysfunction and the frontal lobes
    Donald T Stuss
    Ontario Brain Institute, Baycrest Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurol 24:584-9. 2011
    ..This review examines the applicability of a framework of frontal lobe functioning to understand the sequelae of traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  3. doi The future of cognitive neurorehabilitation
    Donald T Stuss
    Ontario Brain Institute, Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:755-68. 2011
    ..Success will depend on our ability to integrate knowledge and approaches...
  4. ncbi Rehabilitation of executive functioning after focal damage to the cerebellum
    Tom A Schweizer
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:72-7. 2008
    ..This is the first report on the rehabilitation of impaired executive functioning following focal damage to the cerebellum and in the presence of intact frontal cortex...
  5. ncbi Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: overview and future directions
    Gordon Winocur
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:166-71. 2007
    ..The benefits were attributed to several factors, including the program's emphasis on techniques that promoted efficient strategic processing. Limitations of the program and directions for future research are discussed...
  6. ncbi Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: an evaluation of psychosocial factors
    Gordon Winocur
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:153-65. 2007
    ..The results, which show that the benefits of our rehabilitation program extend into the psychosocial domain, underscore the potentially important relationship between psychosocial factors and cognitive performance in older adults...
  7. doi Overlap in frontotemporal atrophy between normal aging and patients with frontotemporal dementias
    Tiffany W Chow
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:327-35. 2008
    ..While volumetry identified left-sided atrophy as useful for identifying FTD cases, future studies should determine whether clinicians could make these distinctions on viewing routine diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging scans...
  8. ncbi Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: effects on strategic behavior in relation to goal management
    Brian Levine
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:143-52. 2007
    ..These gains were maintained at long-term follow-up. Future research will assess the specificity of these effects in patient groups...
  9. doi Common and unique neural correlates of autobiographical memory and theory of mind
    Jennifer S Rabin
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:1095-111. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the right TPJ and related lateral regions, and not the hippocampus, may be needed for ToM, given that this ability is intact in amnesic people...
  10. ncbi Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: a randomized trial to evaluate a new protocol
    Donald T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:120-31. 2007
    ..The results for each functional domain are reported in separate papers in this series...
  11. doi Lateralized cerebellar contributions to word generation: a phonemic and semantic fluency study
    Tom A Schweizer
    Division of Neurosurgery, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Neurol 23:31-7. 2010
    ..This supports the hypotheses of a prefrontal-lateral cerebellar system for modulation of attention/executive or strategy demanding tasks...
  12. ncbi Effects of focal frontal lesions on response inhibition
    Terence W Picton
    Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 17:826-38. 2007
    ..Lesions to the right ventrolateral prefrontal cortex (Brodmann areas 44, 45, 47) also increased the variability of response, perhaps by disrupting monitoring performance...
  13. ncbi Word-list-learning performance in younger and older adults: intra-individual performance variability and false memory
    Kelly J Murphy
    The Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:70-94. 2007
    ..The findings presented here are consistent with the notion that changes in cognition with aging in part reflect age-related decline in frontal lobe function...
  14. doi Task context and frontal lobe activation in the Stroop task
    Darlene Floden
    Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:867-79. 2011
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  15. pmc Apathy symptom profile and behavioral associations in frontotemporal dementia vs dementia of Alzheimer type
    Tiffany W Chow
    Baycrest Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    Arch Neurol 66:888-93. 2009
    ..Apathy is a common and significant problem in patients with dementia, regardless of its cause. Observations about frontosubcortical circuit syndromes indicate that apathy may have affective, behavioral, or cognitive manifestations...
  16. ncbi Return to productivity following traumatic brain injury: cognitive, psychological, physical, spiritual, and environmental correlates
    Deirdre R Dawson
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 29:301-13. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the determinants and correlates of return to productivity (RTP) defined here as return to paid employment and/or school four years following traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  17. ncbi Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: effects on memory
    Fergus I M Craik
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:132-42. 2007
    ..The results need to be treated with caution, but are promising for the rehabilitation of memory functioning in older adults...
  18. doi Theory of mind development can withstand compromised episodic memory development
    Jennifer S Rabin
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 50:3781-5. 2012
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  19. ncbi Keeping time: effects of focal frontal lesions
    Terence W Picton
    The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M6A 2E1
    Neuropsychologia 44:1195-209. 2006
    ..In contrast, the superior medial regions of the frontal lobe are necessary to maintain consistent timing performance over prolonged periods of time...
  20. doi Magnetic resonance imaging in frontotemporal dementia shows subcortical atrophy
    Tiffany W Chow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 26:79-88. 2008
    ..We explored the extent to which subcortical atrophy on structural magnetic resonance imaging may indicate a subcortical contribution to the progression of FTD...
  21. ncbi The cerebellum mediates conflict resolution
    Tom A Schweizer
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1974-82. 2007
    ..These results are the first demonstration of impaired conflict resolution following cerebellar lesions in the presence of an intact prefrontal cortex...
  22. doi Further development of the Multiple Errands Test: standardized scoring, reliability, and ecological validity for the Baycrest version
    Deirdre R Dawson
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:S41-51. 2009
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  23. doi Temporal preparation in aging: a functional MRI study
    Antonino Vallesi
    Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 47:2876-81. 2009
    ..These findings unveil the neural substrate of age-related preparation deficits, and confirm that the involvement of right lateral prefrontal cortex is essential for strategic preparation under uncertain timing conditions...
  24. ncbi Executive function and coping at one-year post traumatic brain injury
    Katherine M Krpan
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:36-46. 2007
    ..Implications for cognitive rehabilitation are discussed...
  25. ncbi Staying on the job: the frontal lobes control individual performance variability
    Donald T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain 126:2363-80. 2003
    ..Damage to different frontal regions causes different profiles of abnormal variability. Fluctuations in performance of a task may underlie some of the reported difficulties in daily tasks reported by patients with frontal injuries...
  26. doi Coping behaviour following traumatic brain injury: what makes a planner plan and an avoider avoid?
    Katherine M Krpan
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada
    Brain Inj 25:989-96. 2011
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the neuropsychological, physiological and psychological differences between planners and avoiders with TBI...
  27. doi CE verbal episodic memory impairment in schizophrenia: a comparison with frontal lobe lesion patients
    Bruce K Christensen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Neuropsychol 27:647-66. 2013
    ..These data support tentative arguments that verbal episodic memory deficits in SCZ may be mediated by frontal dysfunction in the right hemisphere...
  28. ncbi Mechanisms of spontaneous confabulations: a strategic retrieval account
    Asaf Gilboa
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre, University of Toronto Ontario, Canada
    Brain 129:1399-414. 2006
    ..Other deficits, including TCC and CC, may be required for spontaneous confabulations to arise. The confluence of different sub-components of strategic retrieval would determine the content of confabulation and exacerbate its occurrence...
  29. doi Age-related changes in the functional neuroanatomy of overt speech production
    Peter Soros
    Imaging Research, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurobiol Aging 32:1505-13. 2011
    ..These results suggest a complex reorganization of neural networks dedicated to the production of speech during healthy aging...
  30. ncbi Fast and efficient visuotemporal attention requires the cerebellum
    Tom A Schweizer
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ont M6A 2E1, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 45:3068-74. 2007
    ..These data provide evidence implicating the cerebellum as a critical node in the neuroanatomical network underlying visuotemporal attention and provide further evidence for the role of the cerebellum in non-motor behaviors...
  31. pmc Is there a dysexecutive syndrome?
    Donald T Stuss
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2E1
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:901-15. 2007
    ..Although distinct, these processes are flexibly assembled in response to context, complexity and intention over real time into different networks within the frontal regions and between frontal and posterior regions...
  32. ncbi Inhibitory control is slowed in patients with right superior medial frontal damage
    Darlene Floden
    Rotman Research Institute and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1843-9. 2006
    ..These results are interpreted within an anatomical framework of corticospinal motor control...
  33. doi When time shapes behavior: fMRI evidence of brain correlates of temporal monitoring
    Antonino Vallesi
    Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1116-26. 2009
    ..Although results suggest that many brain areas may be involved in preparation over time, the role of the right DLPFC is critical to observe the strategically mediated behavioral effects in the variable FP paradigm...
  34. doi fMRI investigation of speed-accuracy strategy switching
    Antonino Vallesi
    Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Toronto, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:1677-88. 2012
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  35. doi Independent cognitive effects of atrophy and diffuse subcortical and thalamico-cortical cerebrovascular disease in dementia
    Richard H Swartz
    Institute of Medical Science, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 39:822-30. 2008
    ..The present study sought to identify the correlates of independent domains of cognitive impairment in an unselected sample across a large range of severity and overlap of AD and VaD...
  36. ncbi The effects of normal aging on humor appreciation
    Prathiba Shammi
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:855-63. 2003
    ..This preliminary study suggests that preserved affective responsiveness may underlie the success in using humor as a coping mechanism in the elderly...
  37. doi Criterion and convergent validity of the Montreal cognitive assessment with screening and standardized neuropsychological testing
    Benjamin Lam
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:2181-5. 2013
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  38. ncbi Theory of mind is independent of episodic memory
    R Shayna Rosenbaum
    Department of Psychology, York University and Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    Science 318:1257. 2007
    ..We report two participants with severely impaired episodic memory who perform indistinguishably from healthy controls on objective ToM tests. These results suggest that ToM can function independently of episodic memory...
  39. ncbi Multiple frontal systems controlling response speed
    Donald T Stuss
    The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2E1
    Neuropsychologia 43:396-417. 2005
    ..Monitoring of stimulus occurrence and response behaviour in order to enhance the speed of response to upcoming stimuli is sensitive to RL lesions...
  40. ncbi Acute predictors of real-world outcomes following traumatic brain injury: a prospective study
    Deirdre R Dawson
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Inj 18:221-38. 2004
    ..To determine whether the recovery of acute attention and memory improves the prediction of real-world outcomes over that provided by standard demographic and injury-severity measures...
  41. doi Cholinergic subcortical hyperintensities in Alzheimer's disease patients from the Sunnybrook Dementia Study: relationships with cognitive dysfunction and hippocampal atrophy
    Alicia A McNeely
    LC Campbell Cognitive Neurology Research Unit, Sunnybrook Heath Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
    J Alzheimers Dis 43:785-96. 2015
    ..Additionally, hippocampal atrophy represents a commonly used biomarker to support the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  42. doi Planful versus avoidant coping: behavior of individuals with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury during a psychosocial stress test
    Katherine M Krpan
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:248-55. 2011
    ..This is the first study, to our knowledge, to report behavioral differences in coping post-TBI. Future work investigating the moderators of these differences may have significant implications for rehabilitative intervention...
  43. ncbi The frontal lobes and theory of mind: developmental concepts from adult focal lesion research
    Donald T Stuss
    The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst St, and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada M6A 2E1
    Brain Cogn 55:69-83. 2004
    ..The secondary objective is to use this structure to suggest hypotheses about the potential effect of frontal dysfunction at various developmental stages, and including both congenital and acquired brain injury...
  44. ncbi Frontal lobes and attention: processes and networks, fractionation and integration
    Donald T Stuss
    The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:261-71. 2006
    ..Adaptability is not just a property of FL, it is the fluid recruitment of different processes anywhere in the brain as required by the current task...
  45. ncbi Development of orbitofrontal function: current themes and future directions
    Keith Happaney
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Brain Cogn 55:1-10. 2004
    ..This special issue of Brain and Cognition is intended to redress this imbalance by bringing together researchers who are studying the nature and development of orbitofrontal function from a wide variety of perspectives...
  46. doi Frequency of domain-specific cognitive impairment in sub-acute and chronic stroke
    Laura E Middleton
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada Heart and Stroke Foundation Centre for Stroke Recovery, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Canada
    NeuroRehabilitation 34:305-12. 2014
    ..Functional contributions of cognitive impairment may vary by domain and severity...
  47. ncbi Clustered functional MRI of overt speech production
    Peter Soros
    Imaging Research, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuroimage 32:376-87. 2006
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  48. doi Theory of mind and recognition of facial emotion in dementia: challenge to current concepts
    Morris Freedman
    Brain Health Complex, Rm 656, Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M6A 2E1
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 27:56-61. 2013
    ..We report novel findings challenging the concepts that ToM is spared in AD and that recognition of facial emotion is impaired in bvFTD...
  49. ncbi Apathy: why care?
    Robert van Reekum
    Department of Psychiatry and Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Reserch Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto, 3560 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario, M6A 2E1, Canada
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 17:7-19. 2005
    ..Further research involving diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment is suggested...
  50. doi Theory of Mind in Parkinson's disease
    Morris Freedman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, Baycrest and Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Neurol Sci 310:225-7. 2011
    ..Future studies are needed to better define the nature of the Theory of Mind deficits in PD, as well as the impact of these deficits on clinical disability in this disorder...
  51. ncbi Community integration status 4 years after traumatic brain injury: participant-proxy agreement
    Deirdre R Dawson
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:426-35. 2005
    ..To measure the level of agreement on community integration outcomes 4 years after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in relation to injury severity, proxy-participant relationship, and type of question...
  52. ncbi Dissociations within the anterior attentional system: effects of task complexity and irrelevant information on reaction time speed and accuracy
    Donald T Stuss
    The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychology 16:500-13. 2002
    ..The frontal lobes, particularly right dorsolateral, were required to inhibit an incorrect response. There are at least 3 functionally and anatomically separable anterior attentional processes...
  53. doi Changes in neuromagnetic beta-band oscillation after music-supported stroke rehabilitation
    Takako Fujioka
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:294-304. 2012
    ..The present case data give insight into the neural underpinnings of rehabilitation with music making and rhythmic auditory stimulation...
  54. doi Functions of the frontal lobes: relation to executive functions
    Donald T Stuss
    Ontario Brain Institute, Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:759-65. 2011
    ..Beyond these functions, there are two additional "frontal" anatomical/functional relationships: ventral-medial/orbital for emotional and behavioral regulation, and frontopolar for integrative-even meta-cognitive-functions...
  55. ncbi Adult clinical neuropsychology: lessons from studies of the frontal lobes
    Donald T Stuss
    The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Annu Rev Psychol 53:401-33. 2002
    ..The frontal lobes, in particular the frontal poles, are involved in uniquely human capacities, including self-awareness and mental time travel...
  56. doi The Toronto prehospital hypertonic resuscitation--head injury and multiorgan dysfunction trial: feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial
    Laurie J Morrison
    Rescu, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    J Crit Care 26:363-72. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the feasibility of a prehospital trial comparing hypertonic saline and dextran (HSD) with normal saline (NS) in blunt head injury patients...
  57. ncbi A comparison of independent living outcomes following traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury
    Wendy Fox Harker
    Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Rehabil Res 25:93-102. 2002
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  58. ncbi Lapses of intention and performance variability reveal age-related increases in fluctuations of executive control
    Robert West
    Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Cogn 49:402-19. 2002
    ..These and other data are consistent with the proposal that aging is associated with a decrease in the stability of executive control over time...