Peer-reviewed Articles

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Objective An acquired brain injury (ABI) is a challenge for an individual’s quality of life (QOL). In several chronic illnesses acceptance has been found to be associated with a better health-related quality of life. This study investigated whether this relationship...

["Cognitive Disorders","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3545
91 downloads
557 views

Introduction Assessment of episodic memory has been traditionally used to evaluate potential cognitive impairments in senior adults. Typically, episodic memory evaluation is based on personal interviews and pen-and-paper tests. This article presents the design,...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Neurology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3508
141 downloads
981 views

Background In Burkina Faso, it is not uncommon for mothers to drink alcohol, even during pregnancy. We aimed to study the association between maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the child’s cognitive performance using the Kaufman Assessment Battery...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Epidemiology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3507
117 downloads
1,017 views

This study tested whether adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at higher risk for pathological game use than typically developing (TD) adults. Participants included 119 adults with and without ASD. Participants completed measures assessing daily hours...

["Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3393
105 downloads
755 views

Measuring sensory sensitivity is important in studying development and developmental disorders. However, with children, there is a need to balance reliable but lengthy sensory tasks with the child’s ability to maintain motivation and vigilance. We used simulations...

["Developmental Biology","Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3231
2 citations
150 downloads
745 views

The successful navigation of social interactions depends on a range of cognitive faculties—including the ability to achieve joint attention with others to share information and experiences. We investigated the influence that intention monitoring processes have...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2899
84 downloads
375 views

The effect of aging on the process of word encoding for fixated words and words presented to the right of the fixation point during the reading of sentences in Chinese was investigated with two disappearing text experiments. The results of Experiment 1 showed that...

["Cognitive Disorders","Ophthalmology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2897
1 citation
618 downloads
1,442 views

This study investigated whether a yoga exercise intervention influenced the sustained attention and discrimination function in children with ADHD. Forty-nine participants (mean age = 10.50 years) were assigned to either a yoga exercise or a control group. Participants...

["Clinical Trials","Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2883
3 citations
194 downloads
609 views

Introduction The computing capabilities of state-of-the-art television sets and media centres may facilitate the introduction of computer-assisted evaluation at home. This approach would help to overcome the drawbacks of traditional pen-and-paper evaluations administered...

["Cognitive Disorders","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2845
213 downloads
866 views

Background There is a growing number of studies indicating the major consequences of the subjective perception of well-being on mental health and healthcare use. However, most of the cognitive training research focuses more on the preservation of cognitive function...

["Cognitive Disorders","Geriatrics","Global Health","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2785
1 citation
98 downloads
442 views

Recognition of older people’s body expressions is a crucial social skill. We here investigate how age, not just of the observer, but also of the observed individual, affects this skill. Age may influence the ability to recognize other people’s body expressions...

["Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2796
2 citations
240 downloads
1,151 views

There is evidence that poor readers are at increased risk for various types of low self-concept—particularly academic self-concept. However, this evidence ignores the heterogeneous nature of poor readers, and hence the likelihood that not all poor readers have...

["Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2669
1 citation
215 downloads
498 views

A small molecule named ISRIB has recently been described to enhance memory in rodents. In this study we aimed to test whether ISRIB would reverse learning and memory deficits in the J20 mouse model of human amyloid precursor protein (hAPP) overexpression, a model...

["Animal Behavior","Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Neurology","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2565
137 downloads
613 views

Background. Taking into account the high prevalence of mental disorders and the multiple barriers to the use of mental health services, new forms of fostering patient information, involvement, and self-management are needed to complement existing mental health...

["Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2093
214 downloads
1,091 views

As a fundamental dimension of cognition and behavior, time perception has been found to be sensitive to stress. However, how one’s time perception changes with responses to stress is still unclear. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between...

["Cognitive Disorders","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2061

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