Research

Updated 7/2017

PUBLICATIONS

MacAllister, W.S., Maiman, M., Marsh, M., Whitman, L.A., Vasserman, M., Cohen, R.J., & Salinas, C.M. (2017). Sensitivity of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (64-Card Version) versus the Tower of London (Drexel Version) for detecting executive dysfunction in children with epilepsy, Child Neuropsychology, 3 (1-16).

Whitman, L.A., Scharaga, E.A., Blackmon, K., Wiener, J., Bender, H.A., Weiner, H.L., & MacAllister, W.S. (2016). Material Specificity of Memory Deficits in Children with Temporal Tumors and Seizures: A Case Series. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 1 (1-10).

Whitman, L.A., Morrison, C., Barr, W., Beschke, T., & Carlson, C. (2012). The intracarotid amobarbital procedure: When is it worth repeating? Epilepsia, 53 (4), 721-7.

Welsh, A., Bender, H.A., Whitman, L.A., Vasserman, M., & MacAllister, W. (2012). Clinical utility of reliable digit span in assessing effort in children and adolescents with epilepsy. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 27(7), 735-41

MacAllister, W.M., Bender, H.A., Whitman, L.A, Welsh, A., Keller, S., Granader, Y., & Sherman, E. (2012). Assessment of executive functioning in pediatric epilepsy: Tower of London and BRIEF. Child Neuropsychology, 18 (4), 404-15.

Bauer, D., Whitman, L.A., & Kosson, D. (2011). Reliability and construct validity of the Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version in incarcerated adolescent girls. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 38, 965-987.

Walsh, Z., Allen, L.A., & Kosson, D. (2007). Beyond general social deviance: Substance-specific relationships with PCL-R facets. Journal of Personality Disorders, 21, 273-288.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Whitman, L., Bender, H., MacAllister, W., Morrison, C., Barr, W., Weinfeld, J., Farrell, E., LeJoie, J., Miles, D., & Carlson, C. (Published online by Cambridge University Press: 23 March 2011). Rates and predictors of successful intracarotid ambobarbital testing in preadolescent children (abstract). Journal of International Neuropsychological Society, Volume 21, Supplement 1.

Whitman, L., Wang, D., Staikova, K., Blackmon, K., MacAllister¸W., Morrison, C., & Barr, W. (Published online by Cambridge University Press: 23 March 2011). Self-reported ADHD symptoms in an adult epilepsy inpatient sample (abstract). Journal of International Neuropsychological Society, Volume 21, Supplement 1.

Bender, H., Whitman, L., Carlson, C., Morrison, C., Weinfeld, J., MacAllister, W., Rodriguez-Rivera, M., Vasquez, B., & Barr, W. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 23 March 2011). The convergent validity of the intracarotid amobarbital procedure in Spanish speaking epilepsy surgery candidates (abstract). Journal of International  Neuropsychological Society, Volume 21, Supplement 1.

Rodriguez-Rivera, M., Bender, H., Whitman, L., Weinfeld, J., Vazquez, B., & Barr, W. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 23 March 2011). Premorbid estimates of neuropsychological functioning in Hispanics (abstract). Journal of International  Neuropsychological Society, Volume 21, Supplement 1.

Granader, Y., Bender, H., Freshman, A., Whitman, L., Zemon, V., & MacAllister, W. (Published online by Cambridge University Press: 23 March 2011). Correlations between seizure variables and executive functioning in children and adolescents with epilepsy (abstract). Journal of International Neuropsychological Society, 21, Supplement 1.

Marsh, M., Whitman, L., & MacAllister, W. (2011, abstract). The role of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test in assessing executive functioning in pediatric epilepsy. The Clinical   Neuropsychologist, 25 (4), 593.

Miles-Mason, E., Marsh, M., Whitman, L., Esquivel, G., & MacAllister, W. (2011, abstract). Psychiatric disorders in pediatric epilepsy and the impact of family variables. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25 (4), 594.

Miles-Mason, E., Laddha, S., Marsh, M., Whitman, L., Esquivel, G., & MacAllister, W. (2011, abstract). Parent-child rating agreement on measures of social-emotional functioning. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25 (4), 593-594.

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION

Whitman, L.A., MacAllister, W., & Carlson, C. Rates and predictors of successful completion of the intracarotid amobarbital test in preadolescent children.

Bender, H.A., Whitman, L.A, Carlson, C., Morrison, C.M., MacAllister, W.S., Weinfeld, J., Rodriguez-Rivera, M., Vazquez, B., & Barr, W. The convergent validity of the intracarotid amobarbital procedure in Spanish-speaking surgical candidates.

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

Allen, L. Sullivan, E., & Kosson, D. (2004, October). The relationship between parental variables and adolescent psychopathic features. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Research in Psychopathology, St. Louis, MO.

Sullivan, E., Allen, L., Martin, E., Walsh, Z., Calamari, J., & Kosson, D. (2004, May). Anxiety sensitivity and psychopathy. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

Allen, L., & Kosson, D. (2005, June). The implications of negative life events for the attachment quality of adjudicated youth with psychopathic traits. Poster presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy, Vancouver, WA.

Sullivan, E., Allen, L., & Kosson, D. (2006, October). Psychopathy and negative affect revisited: Differential   factor relationships with measures of negative affect and clinical distress. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Psychopathology, San Diego,     CA.

Kosson, D., Allen, L., McBride, C., Walsh, Z., Tercek, R., & Greco, J. (2007, April). Evidence for negative affectivity and maladaptive emotion regulation strategies in youth with psychopathic traits.Symposium talk at the Society for the Society Study of Psychopathy, St. Petersburg, FL.

Whitman, L.A., Bender, H.A., Granader, Y., & MacAllister, W.M. (2010, June). Material specific memory deficits in children and adolescents with temporal lobe tumors and   epilepsy: A report on five cases. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, IL.

Whitman, L.A., Bender, H.A., Granader, Y., Freshman, A., & MacAllister, W.M. (2010, October). Relationships between BRIEF scores and executive functioning skills in a pediatric epilepsy sample. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Vancouver, B.C.

MacAllister, W.S., Bender, H.A., Whitman, L.A., Freshman, A., & Granader, Y. (2010, June). Cognitive estimation in children with epilepsy. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, IL.

Granader, Y., Zemon, V., Whitman, L.A., Bender, H.A., & MacAllister, W.S. (2010, June). The contribution of working memory to reading comprehension in children with epilepsy. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, IL.

Whitman, L.A., Marsh, M., Miles-Mason, E., Vaurio, L., & MacAllister, W. (2012, February). Feasibility of a non-pharmacological intervention (Cogmed) in childhood epilepsy. Poster presentation for the biannual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society.