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Learn more about the work that we do in the Gershon laboratory through our 50 most recent publications. For additional background information, see Special Journal Issues under Lifespan Assessments.

  1. Grady KL, Kallen MA, Cella D, Allen LA, Lindenfeld J, McIlvennan CK, Beiser DG, Walsh MN, Denfeld QE, Lee CS  et al.  Efficient measurement of multiple ventricular assist device patient-reported outcomes: Creation of a 20-item profile from the MCS A-QOL study.  J Heart Lung Transplant  2024 Aug;43(8):1308-1317. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2024.04.060
  2. Novack MA, Young SR, Dworak EM, Kaat AJ, Slotkin J, Nowinski C, Yao L, Adam H, Stoeger J, Hosseinian Z  et al.  Mobile toolbox (MTB) remote measures of executive function and processing speed: development and validation.  J Int Neuropsychol Soc  2024 Jul 11;:1-9. doi:10.1017/S1355617724000225
  3. Kersey AJ, Carrazza C, Novack MA, Congdon EL, Wakefield EM, Hemani-Lopez N, Goldin-Meadow S  The effects of gesture and action training on the retention of math equivalence.  Front Psychol  2024;15:1386187. pii:1386187
  4. Congdon EL, Wakefield EM, Novack MA, Hemani-Lopez N, Goldin-Meadow S  Learners' Spontaneous Gesture Before a Math Lesson Predicts the Efficacy of Seeing Versus Doing Gesture During the Lesson.  Cogn Sci  2024 Jul;48(7):e13479. doi:10.1111/cogs.13479
  5. Young SR, Novack MA, Dworak EM, Kaat AJ, Hosseinian Z, Gershon RC  Using the Mobile Toolbox in child and adolescent samples: A feasibility study.  Child Dev  2024;95(4):1416-1424. doi:10.1111/cdev.14066
  6. Dakopolos A, Condy E, Smith E, Harvey D, Kaat AJ, Coleman J, Riley K, Berry-Kravis E, Hessl D  Developmental associations between cognition and adaptive behavior in intellectual and developmental disability.  J Neurodev Disord  2024 Jun 13;16(1):31. pii:31
  7. Fipp-Rosenfield H, Grauzer J, Roberts MY, Kaat AJ  Validity of the multidimensional assessment profile of disruptive behavior in autistic toddlers.  JCPP Adv  2024 Jun;4(2):e12233. pii:e12233
  8. Young SR, Dworak EM, Novack MA, Kaat AJ, Adam H, Nowinski CJ, Hosseinian Z, Slotkin J, Stoeger J, Amagai S  et al.  Development and validation of an episodic memory measure in the Mobile Toolbox (MTB): Arranging Pictures.  J Clin Exp Neuropsychol  2024 May 16;:1-10. doi:10.1080/13803395.2024.2353945
  9. Farmer C, Kaat AJ, Edwards MC, Lecavalier L  Measurement Invariance in Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research.  Am J Intellect Dev Disabil  2024 May 01;129(3):191-198. doi:10.1352/1944-7558-129.3.191
  10. Hunter SR, Zola A, Ho E, Kallen M, Adjei-Danquah E, Achenbach C, Smith GR, Gershon R, Reed DR, Schalet B  et al.  Using SCENTinel® to predict SARS-CoV-2 infection: insights from a community sample during dominance of Delta and Omicron variants.  Front Public Health  2024;12:1322797. pii:1322797
  11. Young SR, McManus Dworak E, Byrne GJ, Jones CM, Yoshino Benavente J, Yao L, Curtis LM, Varela Diaz M, Gershon R, Wolf M  et al.  Protocol for a construct and clinical validation study of MyCog Mobile: a remote smartphone-based cognitive screener for older adults.  BMJ Open  2024 Apr 02;14(4):e083612. pii:e083612
  12. Mansolf M, Blackwell CK, Cella D, Lai JS  Assessing the interchangeability of linked scores in multivariable statistical analyses.  Qual Life Res  2024 Apr;33(4):1121-1131. doi:10.1007/s11136-023-03592-x
  13. Mlodnicka A, Mansolf M, Chandran A, Aris IM, Calub CA, Ahmad S, Shapiro A, Cochran D, Restrepo B, Schmidt R  et al.  Prediction of internalizing and externalizing symptoms in late childhood from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in early childhood.  Dev Psychopathol  2024 Mar 27;:1-10. doi:10.1017/S0954579424000695
  14. Yao L, Shono Y, Nowinski C, Dworak EM, Kaat A, Chen S, Lovett R, Ho E, Curtis L, Wolf M  et al.  Prediction of cognitive impairment using higher order item response theory and machine learning models.  Front Psychiatry  2023;14:1297952. pii:1297952
  15. Zheng S, Mansolf M, McGrath M, Churchill ML, Bekelman TA, Brennan PA, Margolis AE, Nozadi SS, Bastain TM, Elliott AJ  et al.  Measurement bias in caregiver-report of early childhood behavior problems across demographic factors in an ECHO-wide diverse sample.  JCPP Adv  2024 Mar;4(1):e12198. pii:e12198
  16. Deutscher D, Hayes D, Kallen MA  New Dizziness Impact Measures of Positional, Functional, and Emotional Status Were Supported for Reliability, Validity, and Efficiency.  Arch Rehabil Res Clin Transl  2024 Mar;6(1):100320. pii:100320
  17. Lai JS, Nowinski C, Rangel SM, Batra ST, Mueller K, Chamlin S, Ustsinovich V, Cella D, Mansolf M, Paller AS  Development of the PROMIS pediatric stigma and extension to the PROMIS pediatric stigma: skin item banks.  Qual Life Res  2024 Mar;33(3):865-873. doi:10.1007/s11136-023-03574-z
  18. Mansolf M, Lai JS, Cella D  Using parameter perturbation to facilitate transparency in measure development.  Qual Life Res  2024 Mar;33(3):875-876. doi:10.1007/s11136-023-03572-1
  19. Young SR, Dworak EM, Kaat AJ, Adam H, Novack MA, Slotkin J, Stoeger J, Nowinski CJ, Hosseinian Z, Amagai S  et al.  Development and Validation of a Vocabulary Measure in the Mobile Toolbox.  Arch Clin Neuropsychol  2024 Feb 27;. pii:acae010
  20. Young SR, Dworak EM, Byrne GJ, Jones CM, Yao L, Yoshino Benavente JN, Diaz MV, Curtis L, Gershon R, Wolf M  et al.  Remote Self-Administration of Cognitive Screeners for Older Adults Prior to a Primary Care Visit: Pilot Cross-Sectional Study of the Reliability and Usability of the MyCog Mobile Screening App.  JMIR Form Res  2024 Feb 07;8:e54299. pii:e54299
  21. Krefman AE, Stephen J, Carolan P, Sedaghat S, Mansolf M, Soumare A, Gross AL, Aiello AE, Singh-Manoux A, Ikram MA  et al.  Cohort Profile: Dementia Risk Prediction Project (DRPP).  Int J Epidemiol  2024 Feb 01;53(1). pii:dyae012
  22. Sherlock P, Mansolf M, Blackwell CK, Blair C, Cella D, Deoni S, Fry RC, Ganiban J, Gershon R, Herbstman JB  et al.  Life satisfaction for adolescents with developmental and behavioral disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Pediatr Res  2024 Feb;95(3):827-834. doi:10.1038/s41390-023-02852-3
  23. Plessen CY, Liegl G, Hartmann C, Heng M, Joeris A, Kaat AJ, Schalet BD, Fischer F, Rose M,   How Are Age, Gender, and Country Differences Associated With PROMIS Physical Function, Upper Extremity, and Pain Interference Scores?  Clin Orthop Relat Res  2024 Feb 01;482(2):244-256. doi:10.1097/CORR.0000000000002798
  24. Congdon EL, Novack MA, Wakefield EM  Exploring Individual Differences: A Case for Measuring Children's Spontaneous Gesture Production as a Predictor of Learning From Gesture Instruction.  Top Cogn Sci  2024 Jan 29;. doi:10.1111/tops.12722
  25. Mather MA, Ho EH, Bedjeti K, Karpouzian-Rogers T, Rogalski EJ, Gershon R, Weintraub S  Measuring Multidimensional Aspects of Health in the Oldest Old Using the NIH Toolbox: Results From the ARMADA Study.  Arch Clin Neuropsychol  2024 Jan 12;. pii:acad105
  26. Dakopolos A, Condy E, Smith E, Harvey D, Kaat AJ, Coleman J, Riley K, Berry-Kravis E, Hessl D  Developmental Associations between Cognition and Adaptive Behavior in Intellectual and Developmental Disability.  Res Sq  2024 Jan 08;.
  27. Nolla K, Rasmussen LV, Rothrock NE, Butt Z, Bass M, Davis K, Cella D, Gershon R, Barnard C, Chmiel R  et al.  Seamless Integration of Computer-Adaptive Patient Reported Outcomes into an Electronic Health Record.  Appl Clin Inform  2024 Jan;15(1):145-154. doi:10.1055/a-2235-9557
  28. Grady KL, Kallen MA, Beiser DG, Lindenfeld J, Teuteberg J, Allen LA, McIlvennan CK, Rich J, Yancy C, Lee CS  et al.  Novel measures to assess ventricular assist device patient-reported outcomes: Findings from the MCS A-QOL study.  J Heart Lung Transplant  2024 Jan;43(1):36-50. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2023.08.007
  29. McHenry MS, Roose A, Abuonji E, Nyalumbe M, Ayuku D, Ayodo G, Tran TM, Kaat AJ  A psychometric evaluation of the NIH Toolbox fluid cognition tests adapted for Swahili and Dholuo languages in Kenyan children and adolescents.  J Int Neuropsychol Soc  2023 Dec;29(10):933-942. doi:10.1017/S1355617723000632
  30. Foster CC, Kaat AJ, Shah AV, Hodgson CA, Hird-McCorry LP, Janus A, Swanson P, Massey LF, De Sonia A, Cella D  et al.  Codesign of remote data collection for chronic management of pediatric home mechanical ventilation.  Pediatr Pulmonol  2023 Dec;58(12):3416-3427. doi:10.1002/ppul.26665
  31. LaTourrette AS, Novack MA, Waxman SR  Longer looks for language: Novel labels lengthen fixation duration for 2-year-old children.  J Exp Child Psychol  2023 Dec;236:105754. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2023.105754
  32. Sultan P, Guo N, Kawai M, Barwick FH, Carvalho B, Mackey S, Kallen MA, Gould CE, Butwick AJ  Prevalence and predictors for postpartum sleep disorders: a nationwide analysis.  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med  2023 Dec;36(1):2170749. doi:10.1080/14767058.2023.2170749
  33. Smith MJ, Sherwood KL, Genova HM, Ross B, DaWalt LS, Bishop L, Telfer D, Brown C, Sanchez B, Kallen MA  Psychometric properties of the mock interview rating scale for autistic transition-age youth.  Front Psychiatry  2023;14:1235056. pii:1235056
  34. Deutscher D, Kallen MA, Hayes D, Werneke MW, Mioduski JE, Toczylowski T, Petitti JM, Cook KF  The Stroke Upper and Lower Extremity Physical Function Measures Were Supported for Score Reliability, Validity, and Administration Efficiency for Patients Poststroke.  Phys Ther  2023 Nov 04;103(11). pii:pzad107
  35. Blackwell CK, Sherlock P, Jackson KL, Hofheimer JA, Cella D, Algermissen MA, Alshawabkeh AN, Avalos LA, Bastain T, Blair C  et al.  Development and psychometric validation of the Pandemic-Related Traumatic Stress Scale for children and adults.  Psychol Assess  2023 Nov;35(11):1054-1067. doi:10.1037/pas0001211
  36. Wakschlag LS, Sherlock P, Blackwell CK, Burns JL, Krogh-Jespersen S, Gershon RC, Cella D, Buss KA, Luby JL  Modeling the normal:abnormal spectrum of early childhood internalizing behaviors: A clinical-developmental approach for the Multidimensional Assessment Profiles Internalizing Dimensions.  Int J Methods Psychiatr Res  2023 Nov;32(S1):e1987. pii:e1987
  37. Carlozzi NE, Kallen MA, Morin KG, Fyffe DC, Wecht JM  Item Banks for Measuring the Effect of Blood Pressure Dysregulation on Health-Related Quality of Life in Persons With Spinal Cord Injury.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil  2023 Nov;104(11):1872-1881. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2023.04.018
  38. Lovett R, Bonham M, Yoshino Benavente J, Hosseinian Z, Byrne GJ, Varela Diaz M, Bass M, Yao L, Adin-Cristian A, Batio S  et al.  Primary care detection of cognitive impairment leveraging health and consumer technologies in underserved US communities: protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the MyCog paradigm.  BMJ Open  2023 Oct 18;13(10):e080101. pii:e080101
  39. Zhang M, Ho E, Nowinski CJ, Fox RS, Ayturk E, Karpouzian-Rogers T, Novack M, Dodge HH, Weintraub S, Gershon R  The Paradox in Positive and Negative Aspects of Emotional Functioning Among Older Adults with Early Stages of Cognitive Impairment.  J Aging Health  2023 Oct 06;:8982643231199806. doi:10.1177/08982643231199806
  40. Deutscher D, Kallen MA, Hayes D, Werneke MW, Mioduski JE, Levenhagen K, Pfarr M, Cook KF  Lower Quadrant Edema Patient-Reported Outcome Measure Is Reliable, Valid, and Efficient for Patients With Lymphatic and Venous Disorders.  Phys Ther  2023 Oct 03;103(10). pii:pzad083
  41. Serper M, Chafale A, Burdzy A, Kim M, Asrani SK, Yoshino Benavente J, Gershon R, Reese PP, Schaubel DE, Boike JR  et al.  Cognitive function, self-management, and outcomes among liver transplant recipients: LivCog, a multicenter, prospective study.  Hepatol Commun  2023 Oct 01;7(10). pii:e0259
  42. Mansolf M, Blackwell CK, Lai JS, Cella D  Linking the Perceived Stress Scale to the PROMIS Psychological Stress Experiences-Pediatric in adolescents.  Psychol Assess  2023 Oct;35(10):888-894. doi:10.1037/pas0001256
  43. Rothrock NE, Wilson SA, Heng M, Hodor A, Joeris A, Kaat AJ, McKelvey K, Schalet BD, Vrahas M  Using bookmarking methods with orthopedic clinicians and patients with fractures produces score interpretation labels for patient-reported outcome measures.  Qual Life Res  2023 Oct;32(10):2779-2787. doi:10.1007/s11136-023-03439-5
  44. Maylott SE, Conradt E, McGrath M, Knapp EA, Li X, Musci R, Aschner J, Avalos LA, Croen LA, Deoni S  et al.  Latent Class Analysis of Prenatal Substance Exposure and Child Behavioral Outcomes.  J Pediatr  2023 Sep;260:113468. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113468
  45. Wiseman K, Slotkin J, Spratford M, Haggerty A, Heusinkvelt M, Weintraub S, Gershon R, McCreery R  Validation of a tablet-based assessment of auditory sensitivity for researchers.  Behav Res Methods  2023 Sep;55(6):2838-2852. doi:10.3758/s13428-022-01933-1
  46. Mansolf M, Blackwell CK, Chandran A, Colicino E, Geiger S, Harold G, McEvoy C, Santos HP, Sherlock PR, Bose S  et al.  Caregiver Perceived Stress and Child Sleep Health: An Item-Level Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis.  J Child Fam Stud  2023 Aug;32(8):2558-2572. doi:10.1007/s10826-023-02624-x
  47. Pila S, Stern BZ, Rothrock NE, Franklin PD  Evaluating a web-based personalized decision report for total knee or hip replacement: Lessons learned from patients.  J Eval Clin Pract  2023 Aug;29(5):844-853. doi:10.1111/jep.13887
  48. Kaat AJ, Croen LA, Constantino J, Newshaffer CJ, Lyall K  Modifying the social responsiveness scale for adaptive administration.  Qual Life Res  2023 Aug;32(8):2353-2360. doi:10.1007/s11136-023-03397-y
  49. Deutscher D, Kallen MA, Werneke MW, Mioduski JE, Hayes D  Reliability, Validity, and Efficiency of an Item Response Theory-Based Balance Confidence Patient-Reported Outcome Measure.  Phys Ther  2023 Jul 01;103(7). pii:pzad058
  50. Carlozzi NE, Kallen MA, Troost JP, Miner JA, Bragg A, Martin-Howard J, De La Cruz B, Moldovan I, Jack BW, Mitchell S  Development of a New Measure of Housing Security: The REDD-CAT Housing Security Measure.  J Gen Intern Med  2023 Jul;38(9):2164-2178. doi:10.1007/s11606-023-08147-x