ABOUT THE RESEARCHER

OVERVIEW

Peter Isquith focuses his research efforts on measuring executive functions in individuals across the lifespan with typical developmental trajectories and those with developmental, health, and behavioral health concerns.

BACKGROUND

Peter K. Isquith, PhD is a Licensed Psychologist with specialty in developmental neuropsychology. He specializes in working with children who are Deaf or hard of hearing in the Department of Otolaryngology. His educational and training background includes the University of Michigan (BA), University at Buffalo (PhD), and Boston Children's Hospital (fellowships). He is an author of the most widely used measures of executive function internationally.

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Improved everyday executive functioning following profound reduction in seizure frequency with fenfluramine: Analysis from a phase 3 long-term extension study in children/young adults with Dravet syndrome. Epilepsy Behav. 2021 08; 121(Pt A):108024. View abstract
  2. Everyday executive function in focal onset pediatric epilepsy on the parent-report BRIEF2. Child Neuropsychol. 2019 01; 25(1):22-43. View abstract
  3. Executive Function and Emotion Regulation Strategy Use in Adolescents. Appl Neuropsychol Child. 2016; 5(1):50-5. View abstract
  4. Development of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function - Preschool Version (Brief-P) in 10 Languages. Value Health. 2014 Nov; 17(7):A575. View abstract
  5. Distinct Patterns of Everyday Executive Function Problems Distinguish Children With Tourette Syndrome From Children With ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorders. J Atten Disord. 2017 Aug; 21(10):811-823. View abstract
  6. Much ado about norming: the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function. Child Neuropsychol. 2015; 21(2):225-33. View abstract
  7. Contribution of rating scales to intervention for executive dysfunction. Appl Neuropsychol Child. 2014; 3(3):197-204. View abstract
  8. Everyday executive function in standard-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors. Child Neuropsychol. 2015; 21(1):78-89. View abstract
  9. Confirmatory factor analysis of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function-Adult version in healthy adults and application to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2013 Aug; 28(5):425-34. View abstract
  10. Contribution of rating scales to the assessment of executive functions. Appl Neuropsychol Child. 2013; 2(2):125-32. View abstract
  11. Executive Function in the Real World: BRIEF lessons from Mark Ylvisaker. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2010 Nov-Dec; 25(6):433-9. View abstract
  12. Response-time variability is related to parent ratings of inattention, hyperactivity, and executive function. J Atten Disord. 2011 Oct; 15(7):572-82. View abstract
  13. Subjective rating of working memory is associated with frontal lobe volume in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2010 Jul; 120(1-3):71-5. View abstract
  14. Psychometric support for an abbreviated version of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) Parent Form. Child Neuropsychol. 2010; 16(2):182-201. View abstract
  15. Which symptom assessments and approaches are uniquely appropriate for paediatric concussion? Br J Sports Med. 2009 May; 43 Suppl 1:i13-22. View abstract
  16. Improving identification and diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury with evidence: psychometric support for the acute concussion evaluation. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2008 Jul-Aug; 23(4):230-42. View abstract
  17. Self- and informant reports of executive function on the BRIEF-A in MCI and older adults with cognitive complaints. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2006 Oct; 21(7):721-32. View abstract
  18. Relationship of surgical approach to neurodevelopmental outcomes in hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatrics. 2006 Jan; 117(1):e90-7. View abstract
  19. Psychosocial treatment of children in foster care: a review. Community Ment Health J. 2005 Apr; 41(2):199-221. View abstract
  20. Assessment of executive function in preschool-aged children. Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev. 2005; 11(3):209-15. View abstract
  21. Psychometric and behavioral measures of central auditory function: the relationship between dichotic listening and digit span tasks. Child Neuropsychol. 2004 Dec; 10(4):318-27. View abstract
  22. Ecological assessment of executive function in traumatic brain injury. Dev Neuropsychol. 2004; 25(1-2):135-58. View abstract
  23. Executive function in preschool children: examination through everyday behavior. Dev Neuropsychol. 2004; 26(1):403-22. View abstract
  24. Confirmatory factor analysis of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) in a clinical sample. Child Neuropsychol. 2002 Dec; 8(4):249-57. View abstract
  25. Profiles of everyday executive function in acquired and developmental disorders. Child Neuropsychol. 2002 Jun; 8(2):121-37. View abstract
  26. Behavior rating inventory of executive function. Child Neuropsychol. 2000 09; 6(3):235-8. View abstract
  27. Cognitive sequelae of treatment in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: cranial radiation requires an accomplice. J Clin Oncol. 1995 Oct; 13(10):2490-6. View abstract