Research Publications and Presentations: Rebecca Gavett, PhD

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Gökbayrak, N. S., Piryatinsky, I., Gavett, R., Ahmed, O.J. (2014). Mixed effects of deep brain stimulation on depressive symptomatology in Parkinson's disease: a review of randomized clinical trials. Frontiers in Neurology; 5: 154. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2014.00154.

Gavett, R., Dunn, J.E., Stoddard, A., Harty, B., Weintraub, S. (2011). The Cognitive Change in Women Study (CCW): Informant Ratings of Cognitive Change Predict Neuropsychological Performance Over Three Years. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders; 25 (4): 305–311. doi: 10.1097/WAD.0b013e31820d8652.

Gaines, J., Gavett, R., Lynch, J., Bakshi, R., & Benedict, R. H. B. (2007). Error and recall consistency indices for the Brief Visuospatial Memory Test-Revised (BVMT-R): Performance in healthy adults and multiple sclerosis patients. The Clinical Neuropsychologist; 22(5):851-863.

Parmenter, B.A., Zivadinov, R., Kerenyi, L., Gavett, R., Weinstock-Guttman, B., Dwyer, M.G., Garg, N., Munschauer, F., & Benedict, R. H. B. (2007). Comparing the validity of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test and the Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System (DKEFS) Sorting Tests in patients with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Clinical &
Experimental Neuropsychology: Official Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society; 29(2):215-223.

Benedict, R. H.B, Cookfair, D., Gavett, R., Gunther, M., Munschauer, F., Garg, N., & Weinstock-Guttman, B. (2006). Validity of the Minimal Assessment of Cognitive Function in Multiple Sclerosis (MACFIMS). Journal of International Neuropsychology; 12(4): 549-558.

Presentations

Rossetti, M., Forte, M., Gavett, R., Piryatinsky, I., Ahmed, F.S., Klinge, P.M., Salloway, S., Malloy, P.F., Relkin, N.R, Ravdin, L.D., Levin, B.E., Broggi, M., Maniscalco, J.S., Katzen, H.L. (2014). Novel Upper Extremity Motor Tasks are Reliable and Sensitive to Deficits in Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Journal of International Neuropsychology; 20(S1). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Seattle, WA: February 2014.

Han, S. D., Allman, J. M., Arfanakis, K., Fleischman, D. A., Hoogs, M. M., Gavett, R., Leo, P.D., Boyle, P.A., Bennett, D. A. (2012). Von Economo Neurons, Conscientiousness, and Purpose in Life in Older Adults. Journal of International Neuropsychology; 18(S1). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological
Society, Montreal, CA: February 2012.

Gavett, R., Rogalski, E., Mesulam, M., Weintraub, S. (2011). WAIS-III Profiles in SuperAging. Journal of International Neuropsychology; 17(S1). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA: February 2011.

Geula, C., Shi, J., Gasho, K., Gavett, R., Rogalski, E., Mash, D., Weintraub, S., Mesulam, M., (2009). Northwestern University SuperAging Project: Status of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons in the super-aged. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL: October 2009.

Gavett, R., Borosh, B., Deocampo, J., Dikmen, S., Slotkin, J., Mungas, D., Heaton, B., Weintraub, S., & Bauer, P. (2009). The IBAM Shows Strong Convergent Validity with the RAVLT in Older Adults. Journal of International Neuropsychology; 15(S1). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Atlanta, GA: February 2009.

Dunn, J.E., Harty, B., Stoddard, A., Gavett, R., & Weintraub, S. (2008). Three-year change in multiple neuropsychological test scores in highly educated, non-demented older women. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association; 4(4): T709. July 2008

Dunn, J.E., Harty, B., Stoddard, A., Gavett, R., & Weintraub, S. (2008). Past dietary intake of N-3 fatty acids and cognitive change: The Cognitive Change in Women (CCW) WHI ancillary study. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association; 4(4): T174-T175. July 2008

Dunn, J.E., Harty, B., Stoddard, A., Gavett, R., & Weintraub, S. (2008). Reading ability and race-ethnic differences in cognitive testing. American Journal of Epidemiology; 167(11): S4. Poster presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Epidemiologic-Research, Chicago, IL: June 2008.

Gavett, R., Stoddard, A., Harty, B., Dunn, J., & Weintraub, S. (2008). Complex Activities of Daily Living and Cognitive Function. Journal of International Neuropsychology; 14(S1):171. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Kona, HI: February 2008.

Gavett, R. (2008) Ratings of cognitive change, activity level, and depression correlate with neuropsychological test scores. Paper presented at the Northwestern University-University of Chicago, Graduate Psychology Research Symposium, April 2008.

Gavett, R. (2007) Informant but not Self Reported Ratings of Cognitive Change Correlate with Neuropsychological Test Scores. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, CA: November 2007.

Dunn, J.E., Stoddard, A., Weintraub, S., & Gavett, R. (2006). Association of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cognitive Impairment: Evidence of confounding by demographics and serum therapy and serum α-tocopherol status. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association; 2(3): S416. Poster presented at the 10th International conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Madrid, Spain: July 2006.

Duquin, J. A., Gavett, R., Bakshi, R., Shucard, J., Zivadinov, R., Braun, J., Weinstock-Guttman, B., & Benedict, R. H. B. (2005). Comparison of alternative and traditional scoring methods for the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test (PASAT) in MS. Journal of International Neuropsychology; 11(S1). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International
Neuropsychological Society, St. Louis, MO: February 2005.

Kerenyi, L., Gavett, R., Braun, J., Duquin, J. A., Weinstock-Guttman, B., & Benedict, R. H. B. (2005). Comparing the validity of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test and D-KEFS Sorting Test in MS. Journal of International Neuropsychology; 11(S1). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, St. Louis, MO:
February 2005.

Gavett, R., Orduna, I., & Mercado III, E. (2004). Hippocampal Involvement in Operant Conditioning and Auditory Discrimination. Poster presented at Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, San Diego, CA: October 2004.