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Adoption & Foster CareChildhood AdversityNeuropsychology & NeurosciencePapers & Presentations

Neurocognitive and behavioral correlates of non-right-handedness in internationally adopted children

Originally Authored by Tory L. Larsen, Emily J. Helder, and Michael E. Behen in Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology Download Full Text Article PDF Abstract The incidence of non-right-handedness was assessed among a sample of international adoptees. Neurocognitive and behavioral correlates to handedness were…
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August 1, 2012
Neuropsychology & NeurosciencePapers & Presentations

The role of the thalamus in neuro-cognitive dysfunction in early unilateral hemispheric injury: A multimodality imaging study of children with SturgeeWeber syndrome

Originally Authored by Balint Alkonyi, Harry T. Chugani, Michael Behen, Stacey Halverson, Emily Helder, Malek I, Makki, and Csaba Juhasz in the European Journal of Pediatric Neurology Download Full Text Article PDF Abstract Background: SturgeeWeber syndrome (SWS) with unilateral hemispheric involvement is a clinical model…
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March 26, 2010
Adoption & Foster CareChildhood AdversityNeuropsychology & NeurosciencePapers & Presentations

Altered Water Diffusivity in Cortical Association Tracts in Children with Early Deprivation Identified with Tract-Based Spatial Statistics (TBSS)

Originally Authored by Rajukumar Munian Govindan, Michael E. Behen, Emily Helder, Malek I. Makki, and Harry T. Chugani in Cerebral Cortex Download Full Text Article PDF Abstract Institutional rearing is associated with neurocognitive and behavioral difficulties. Although such difficulties are thought to reflect abnormal neurologic…
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June 22, 2009
Adoption & Foster CareChildhood AdversityNeuropsychology & NeurosciencePapers & Presentations

Incidence of specific absolute neurocognitive impairment in globally intact children with histories of early severe deprivation

Originally Authored by Michael E. Behan, Emily Helder, Robert Rothermel, Katherine Solomon, and Harry T. Chugani in Child Neuropsychology Download Full Text Article PDF Abstract Postnatal deprivation is associated with neurocognitive delay/dysfunction. Although “catch up” in global cognition following adoption has been reported, this study…
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September 16, 2008
Neuropsychology & NeurosciencePapers & Presentations

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging Detects Abnormalities in Normal-Appearing Frontal Lobe of Patients With Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Originally AUthored by Carlos E. A. Batista, Harry T. Chugani, Jiani Hu, Mark Haacke, Michael E. Behen, Emily J. Helder, and Csaba Juhasz in the Journal of Neuroimaging Download Full Text Article PDF Abstract BACKGROUND - In Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS), structural MRI abnormalities are most…
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September 22, 2007