Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology Laboratory

Research Overview

Our research examines the role of neuropsychological assessment and intervention in the management of a diverse range of neuropsychological disorders, with a focus on evidence-based practice.

Research interests:

  • Clinical memory disorders
  • Diagnostic modelling
  • The latent variable structure of cognition and psychopathology in diverse conditions

Staff

    Current Members

  • Anita Dharan
    Anita Dharan, Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)/PhD
  • Yi Leng Fung
    Yi Leng Fung, PhD
  • Jessica Kennedy
    Jessica Kennedy, PhD
  • Hana McDonald
    Hana McDonald, Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)/PhD
  • Emmanuel Peng Kiat Pua
    Emmanuel Peng Kiat Pua, PhD
  • Simon Scalzo
  • Jason Sudarshan
    Jason Sudarshan, PhD
  • Shin Yi Quek
    Shin Yi Quek, Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) Student

    Former Members

  • Catherine Meade
  • Paul Jewsbury
  • Amy Loughman
  • Sara Fratti
  • Michelle Livock
  • Jodie Valpied

Collaborators

Research Publications

Articles

2019

Basterfield, C., Hester, R., & Bowden, S. C. (2019). A meta-analysis of the relationship between abstinence and neuropsychological functioning in methamphetamine use disorder. Neuropsychology. https://doi-org.ezp.lib.unimelb.edu.au/10.1037/neu0000552

Delagneau, G., Bowden, S. C., van-der-El, K., Bryce, S., Hamilton, M., Adams, S., … Allott, K. (2019). Perceived need for neuropsychological assessment according to geographic location: A survey of Australian youth mental health clinicians. Applied Neuropsychology. Child, 1–10. https://doi-org.ezp.lib.unimelb.edu.au/10.1080/21622965.2019.1624170

Emmanuel Peng Kiat Pua, Gareth Ball, Chris Adamson, Stephen Bowden, & Marc L. Seal. (2019). Quantifying individual differences in brain morphometry underlying symptom severity in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Scientific Reports, (1), 1. https://doi-org.ezp.lib.unimelb.edu.au/10.1038/s41598-019-45774-z

Han, D., Fung, Y. L., Ng, K. E. T., Bowden, S. C., Vogrin, S. J., Meade, C., … Collins, S. J. (2019). Comparative Utility of Manual versus Automated Segmentation of Hippocampus and Entorhinal Cortex Volumes in a Memory Clinic Sample. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 68(1), 159–171. https://doi-org.ezp.lib.unimelb.edu.au/10.3233/JAD-181172

2018

Loring, D. W., Bowden, S. C., Staikova, E., Bishop, J. A., Drane, D. L., & Goldstein, F. C. (2018). NIH Toolbox Picture Sequence Memory Test for Assessing Clinical Memory Function: Diagnostic Relationship to the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test. Archives Of Clinical Neuropsychology: The Official Journal Of The National Academy Of Neuropsychologists, doi:10.1093/arclin/acy028

2017

Pua, E. P. K., Bowden, S. C., & Seal, M. L. (2017). Autism spectrum disorders: Neuroimaging findings from systematic reviews. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 34, 28-33.

Loughman, A., Bowden, S. C., & D'Souza, W. J. (2017). A comprehensive assessment of cognitive function in the common genetic generalized epilepsy syndromes. European Journal of Neurology, 24(3), 453-460.

Loughman, A., Bowden, S. C., & D’Souza, W. J. (2017). Self and informant report ratings of psychopathology in genetic generalized epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 67, 13-19.

Livock, M., Anderson, P. J., Lewis, S., Bowden, S. C., Muggli, E., & Halliday, J. (2017). Maternal micronutrient consumption periconceptionally and during pregnancy: A prospective cohort study. Public Health Nutrition, 20(2), 294–304.

Fratti, S., Bowden, S. C., & Cook, M. J. (2017). Reliability and validity of the CogState computerized battery in patients with seizure disorders and healthy young adults: Comparison with standard neuropsychological tests. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 31, 569-586.

2016

Jewsbury, P. A., & Bowden, S. C. (2016). Construct validity of fluency and implications for the factorial structure of memory. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 1–22.

Jewsbury, P. A., Bowden, S. C., & Duff, K. (2016). The Cattell–Horn–Carroll model of cognition for clinical assessment. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 1-21.

Bowden, S. C., & Loring, D. W. (2016). Editorial. Neuropsychology Review, 26(2), 107-108.

Loring, D.W., & Bowden, S. C. (2016). Editorial. Neuropsychology Review, 26(1), 1-2.

Serrano Burneo, D. C., Bowden, S. C., & Simpson, L. C. (2016). Incremental validity of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Second Edition (MMPI-2) relative to the Beck Depression Inventory-Second Edition (BDI-II) in the detection of depressive symptoms.  Australian Psychologist, 51, 389–399.

Loughman, A., Seneviratne. U., Bowden, S. C., & D’Souza, W. J. (2016). Epilepsy beyond seizures: Predicting enduring cognitive dysfunction in genetic generalized epilepsies. Epilepsy & Behavior, 62, 297-303.

Bowden, S. C., & Crowe, S. F. (2016).  Editorial to the Special Issue “Improving the Reliability and Validity of Brief Cognitive Assessments”.  Australian Psychologist, 51(5), 339-341.

Sudarshan, N. J., Bowden, S. C., Saklofske, D. H., & Weiss, L. G. (2016). Age-related invariance of abilities measured with the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale–IV. Psychological Assessment, 28(11), 1489-1501.

Jewsbury, P. A., Bowden, S. C., & Strauss, M. E. (2016). Integrating the switching, inhibition, and updating model of executive function with the Cattell-Horn-Carroll model. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(2), 220-245.

2015

Brown, L., Bowden, S. C., Bryant, C., Brown, V., Bei, B., Gilson, K. M., Komiti, A., & Judd, F. (2015). Validation and utility of the Attitudes to Ageing Questionnaire: Links to menopause and well-being trajectories. Maturitas, 82(2), 190-196.

Scalzo, S. J., Bowden, S. C., Ambrose, M. L., Whelan, G., & Cook, M. J. (2015). Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome not related to alcohol use: A systematic review. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 86(12), 1362-1368.

Alkemade, N., Bowden, S. C., & Salzman, L. (2015). Scoring correction for MMPI-2 Hs scale with patients experiencing a traumatic brain injury: A test of measurement invariance. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 30, 39-48.

2014

Loughman, A., Bowden, S. C., & D'Souza, W. J. (2014). Cognitive functioning in idiopathic generalised epilepsies: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 43, 20-34.

Bowden, S. C., White, J. R., Simpson, L., & Ben-Porath, Y. S. (2014). Elevation discrepancies between MMPI-2 clinical and MMPI-2-RF restructured clinical (RC) scales in people with seizure disorders. Epilepsy & Behavior, 34, 92-98.

Loring, D. W., & Bowden, S. C. (2014). The STROBE statement and neuropsychology: Lighting the way toward evidence-based practice. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 28, 556-574.

Bowden, S. C., Harrison, E. J., & Loring, D. W. (2014). Evaluating research for clinical significance: Using critically appraised topics to enhance evidence-based neuropsychology. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 28(4), 653-668.

Jewsbury, P. A., & Bowden, S. C. (2014). A description of mixed group validation. Assessment, 21, 170–180.

Mathias, J. L., Harman-Smith, Y. E., Bowden, S. C., Rosenfeld, J. V., & Bigler, E. D. (2014). Contribution of psychological trauma to outcomes after traumatic brain injury: Assaults versus sporting injuries. Journal of Neurotrauma, 31(7), 658-669.

Foran, A., Bowden, S. C., Bardenhagen, F. J., Cook, M. J., & Meade, C. E. (2013). Specificity of psychopathology in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 27(1), 193-199.

Bowden, S. C. (2013). Theoretical convergence in assessment of cognition - Invited commentary. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 31(2), 148-156.

Jewsbury, P. A., & Bowden, S. C. (2013). Considerations underlying the use of mixed group validation. Psychological Assessment, 25(1), 204-215.

Bowden, S. C., Petrauskas, V. M., Bardenhagen, F. J., Meade, C. E., & Simpson, L. C. (2013). Exploring the dimensionality of digit span. Assessment, 20, 188-198.

2012

Li, T., Saklofske, D. H., Bowden, S. C., Yan, G., & Fung, T. S. (2012). The measurement invariance of the Wong and Law Emotional Intelligence Scale (WLEIS) across three Chinese university student groups from Canada and China. Journal of PsychoEducational Assessment, 30(4), 439-452.

2011

Fratti, S., Bowden, S. C., & Pino, O. (2011). Diagnostic memory assessment in Italian-born Australians. International Psychogeriatrics, 23(7), 1133-1143.

Bowden, S. C., Saklofske, D. H., & Weiss, L. G. (2011). Invariance of the measurement model underlying the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV in the United States and Canada. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 71(1), 186-199.

Bowden, S. C., Saklofske, D. H., & Weiss, L. G. (2011). Augmenting the core battery with supplementary subtests: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale—IV measurement invariance across the United States and Canada. Assessment, 18(2), 133-140.

2010

Murphy, M., Smith, P. D., Wood, M., Bowden, S. C., O'Brien, T. J., Bulluss, K. J., & Cook, M. J. (2010). Surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy associated with mesial temporal sclerosis in the older patient: A long-term follow-up. Epilepsia, 51(6), 1024-1029.

Books

2017

Bowden, S. C. (Ed.). (2017). Neuropsychological Assessment in the Age of Evidence-Based Practice Diagnostic and Treatment Evaluations. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

2015

Loring, D. (Ed.). (2015). International Neuropsychological Society Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. (Bowden, S. C., Major Contributor and Content Advisor).

Svanberg, J., Withall, A., Draper, B., & Bowden, S. C. (Eds.). (2015). Alcohol and the Adult Brain. New York, NY: Psychology Press.

Book Chapters

2017

Bowden, S. C., & Scalzo, S. J. (2017). Alcohol related dementia and Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome. In D. Ames, A. Burns, & J. O'Brien (Eds.), Dementia (5th ed.). London: Edward Arnold.

Bowden, S. C. (2017). Why Do We Need Evidence-Based Neuropsychological Practice? In S. C. Bowden (Ed.), Neuropsychological Assessment in the Age of Evidence-Based Practice Diagnostic and Treatment Evaluations (pp. 1-13). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Jewsbury, P. A., & Bowden, S. C. (2017). Construct Validity Has a Critical Role in Evidence-Based Neuropsychological Assessment. In S. C. Bowden (Ed.), Neuropsychological Assessment in the Age of Evidence-Based Practice Diagnostic and Treatment Evaluations (pp. 33-63). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Bowden, S. C., & Finch, S. (2017). When Is a Test Reliable Enough and Why Does It Matter? In S. C. Bowden (Ed.), Neuropsychological Assessment in the Age of Evidence-Based Practice Diagnostic and Treatment Evaluations (pp. 95-119). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Bowden, S. C. (2017). Key Skills for the Evidence-Based Practitioner.  In S. C. Bowden (Ed.), Neuropsychological Assessment in the Age of Evidence-Based Practice Diagnostic and Treatment Evaluations (pp. 281-287). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

2016

Bowden, S. C., Simpson, L., & Cook, M. J. (2016). Neuropsychological aspects of temporal-lobe epilepsy: Seeking evidence-based practice. In J. A. B. Macniven (Ed.), Neuropsychological formulation: A clinical casebook (pp. 71-88). New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media.

2015

Scalzo, S. J., Bowden, S. C., & Hillbom, M. (2015). Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. In J. Svanberg, A. Withall., B. Draper, & S. C. Bowden (Eds.), Alcohol and the Adult Brain (pp. 5-30). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

2010

Bowden, S. C. (2010). Alcohol related dementia and Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome. In D. Ames, A. Burns, & J. O'Brien (Eds.), Dementia (4th ed.). London: Edward Arnold.

Research Projects

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Faculty Research Themes

Neuroscience

School Research Themes

Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience



Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact Laboratory Director Professor Stephen C Bowden

Department / Centre

Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

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