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UFOV® in the News

The following publications brought media attention to UFOV® or Speed of Processing training during 2014 – 2018:

  1. Kaur J, Dodson JE, Steadman L, Vance DE. Predictors of improvement following speed of processing training in middle-aged and older adults with HIV: A pilot study. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 2014: 46(1), 23-33 NIHMS555834
  2. Burge WK, Ross LA, Amthor FR, Mitchell WG, Zotov A, Visscher KM. Processing speed training increases the efficiency of attentional resource allocation in young adults. Front Hum Neurosci. 2014; 7:684. PMCID: PMC3799007
  3. Friedman C, MCGwin G Jr, Ball KK, Owsley C. Association between higher order visual processing abilities and a history of motor vehicle collision involvement by drivers ages 70 and over. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Jan; 54(1):778-82. PMCID: PMC3562119
  4. Sharpe C, Holup AA, Hansen KE, Edwards JD. Does Self-Efficacy Affect Responsiveness to Cognitive Speed of Processing Training? J Aging Health. 2014 May 21; 26(5):786-806. PMCID: PMC4529382
  5. McManus B, Cox MK, Vance DE, Stavrinos D. Predicting Motor Vehicle Collisions in a Driving Simulator in Young Adults Using the Useful Field of View Assessment. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015; 16(8):818-23. PMCID: PMC4575826
  6. Cody SL, Fazeli PL, Vance DE. Feasibility of a Home-Based Speed of Processing Training Program in Middle-Aged and Older Adults With HIV. J Neurosci Nurs. 2015 Aug; 47(4):247-54. PMCID: PMC4545608
  7. Vance DE, Fazeli PL, Cody SL, Bell TR, Pope CN. A Description and Critical Analysis of the Therapeutic Uses of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: Implications for Clinical Practice and Research. Nursing (Auckland, N.Z.). 2016; 6:23-31. PMCID: PMC5058330
  8. Stavrinos D, Mosley PR, Wittig SM, Johnson HD, Decker JS, Sisiopiku VP, Welburn SC. Visual Behavior Differences in Drivers Across the Lifespan: A Digital Bill board Simulator Study. Transportation Research. Part F, Traffic Psychology and Behavior. 2016 August; 41(:A):19-28. PMCID: PMC5127651
  9. Huisingha C, Levitan EB, Irvin MR< MacLennan P, Wadley V, Owsley C. Visual Sensory and Visual-Cognitive Function and Rate of Crash and Near-Crash Involvement Among Older Drivers Using Naturalistic Driving Data. Investigative Ophthalmology’s Visual Science. 2017 June 1:58(7):2959-2967. PMCID: PMC5469423
  10. Lassen-Greene CL, Steward K, Okonkwo O, Porter E, Crowe M, Vance DE, Griffith HR, Ball K, Marson DC, Wadley VG. Mild Cognitive Impairment and Changes in Everyday Function Over Time: The Importance of Evaluating Both Speed and Accuracy. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 2017 July; 30(4):220-227. PMCID: PMC5812285
  11. Fazeli PL, Wood AJ, Pope CN, Vance DE, Ball KK. Effect of transcranial direct current stimulation combined with cognitive training on cognitive functioning in older adults with HIV: A pilot study. Applied Neuropsychology. Adult. 2017 October 11; __:1012. PMCID: PMC5661972
  12. Ford KJ, Joop A, Memon RA, Wood KH, Ball K, Cutter GR, Schwebel DC, Amara AW. Pedestrian safety in patients with Parkinson’s disease: A case-control study. Movement Disorders: Office Journal of the Movement Disorder Society. 2017 December; 32(12):1748-1755. PMCID: PMC5732050
  13. Bell T, Trost Z, Buelow MT, Clay O, Younger J, Moore D, Crowe M. Meta-analysis of cognitive performance in fibromyalgia. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 2018 February 1; ___:1-17. PMID: 29388512
  14. Meneses K, Benz R, Bail JR, Vo JB, Triebel K, Fazeli P, Frank J, Vance DE. Speed of processing training in middle-aged and older breast cancer survivors (SOAR): results of a randomized controlled pilot. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2018 February; 168(1):259-267. PMCID: PMC5823754
  15. Vance DE, Fazeli PL, Azuero A, Wadley VG, Jensen M, Raper JL. Can computerized cognitive training reverse the diagnosis of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder? A research protocol. Research In Nursing’s Health. 2018 February; 41(1):11-18. PMCID: PMC5780199
  16. General cognitive impairment as a risk factor for motor vehicle collision involvement: A prospective population-based study. Geriatrics.
  17. Fazeli, PL, Crowe, MG, Ross, LA, Wadley, V, Ball, KK, Vance, DE Cognitive functioning in adults aging with HIV: A Cross-sectional analysis of cognitive subtypes and influential factors. Journal of Clinical Research in HIV/AIDS and Prevention. In press NIHMSID:NIHMS542280
  18. Frank JS, Vance DE, Jukkala A, Meneses K. Memory and attention deficits in breast cancer survivors: Implications for practice and research. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. In press
  19. McDougall GJ Jr, Vance DE, Wayde D, Ford K. Memory training plus yoga for older adults. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. In press.
  20. Rebok G.W., Ball K., Guey L.T., Jones R.N., Kim H. Y., King J.W., Marsiske M., Morris J.N., Tennstedt S.L., Unverzagt F.W., Willis S.L., for the ACTIVE Study Group. Ten-Year effects of the ACTIVE cognitive training trial on cognition and everyday functioning in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(1), 16-24. doi:10.1111/jgs. 12607 PMCID: PMC4055506 NIHMSID: 513342
  21. Rebok, G., Langbaum, J., Jones, R., Gross, A., Parisi, J., Spira, A., Kueider, A., Petras, H., and Brandt, J. Memory Training in the ACTIVE Study: How Much is Needed and Who Benefits. J Aging Health. In press. NIHMSID: NIHMS470041
  22. Vance DE, Fazeli PL, Ball DA, Slater LZ, Ross LA. Cognitive functioning and driving simulator performance in middle-aged and older adults with HIV. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. In press.
  23. Vance, DE, Fazeli PL, Dodson JE, Ackerman M, Talley M, Apple S. The synergistic effects of HIV, diabetes, and aging on cognition: Implications for nursing practice and research. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. In press. NIHMS:555845
  24. Vance DE, Graham M, Wilson Jr N, Debiasi MO, Cody, SL. Cognitive consequences of aging with HIV: Implications for neuroplasticity and rehabilitation. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. In press NIHMS 555856.
  25. Willis, S.L. and Caskie, G. Reasoning Training in the ACTIVE Study: How Much is Needed and Who Benefits. J Aging Health. In press. NIHMSID: NIHMS470046
  26. Wood JM, Owsley C. Gerontology viewpoint: Useful field of view test. Gerontology, In press.
  27. Elliott, A.F., *O’Connor, M.L., & Edwards, J.D. (2014). Cognitive speed of processing training in older adults with visual impairments. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 34: 509-518. doi:10.1111/opo.12148.
  28. *Ellis, M., Edwards, J.D., *Peterson, L., *Roker, R. & Athilingam, P. (2014). Effects of cognitive speed of processing training among older adults with heart failure. Journal of Aging & Health, 26(4): 600-615. doi:10.1177/0898264314525666.
  29. *Sharpe, C. *Holup, A.A., *Hansen, K.E., & Edwards, J.D. (2014). Does self-efficacy affect responsiveness to cognitive speed of processing training? Journal of Aging & Health, 26(5): 786-806. doi:10.1177/0898264314531615.
  30. *Valdés, E.G., Andel, R., Sieurin, J., Feldman, A.L., Edwards, J.D., Langstrom, N., Gatz, M., & Wirdefeldt, K. (2014). Occupation complexity and risk of Parkinson’s Disease. PLoS One, 9(9): e106676. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106676.
  31. +Athilingam, P. Edwards, J.D., *Valdés, E.G., Ji, M. & Guglin, M. (2015). Computerized auditory cognitive training to improve cognition and functional outcomes in patients with heart failure: Results of a pilot study. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 44: 120-128. doi:10.1016/j.hrtlng.2014.12.004.
  32. *Castora-Binkley, M., *Peronto, C., Edwards, J.D., & Small, B.J. (2015). A longitudinal analysis of the influence of race on cognitive performance. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 70: 521-518. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt112.
  33. Harrison, A. L., Lister, J. J., Lin, F. R., Betz, J., & Edwards, J.D. (2015). Peripheral hearing and cognition: Evidence from the Staying Keen in Later Life (SKILL) study. Ear & Hearing, 36: 395-407. doi:10.1097/AUD.0000000000000142.
  34. Edwards, J.D., *Valdés, E.V., *Peronto, C.L., *Castora-Binkley, M., *Alwerdt, J., Andel, R. & Lister, J.J. (2015). The efficacy of InSight cognitive training to improve Useful Field of View performance: A brief report. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. 70: 417-422. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbt113.
  35. +O’Brien, J.L., Lister, J.J., *Peronto, C. L. & Edwards, J.D. (2015). Perceptual and cognitive neural correlates of the Useful Field of View Test in older adults. Brain Research, 1624: 167-174. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2015.07.032.
  36. +Ross, L. A., Edwards, J.D., Ball, K.K., *O’Connor, M.L., Wadley, V.G., & Vance, D.E. (2015). The transfer of cognitive speed of processing training to older adults’ driving mobility across five years. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. 71: 87-97. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbv022.
  37. +Ventura, M.I., Edwards, J.D., & Barnes, D.E. (2015). More than just a movement disorder: Why cognitive training is needed in Parkinson disease. Neurology, 85: 1–2. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000002158.
  38. *Aust, F. & Edwards, J.D. (2016). Incremental validity of Useful Field of View subtests for the prediction of instrumental activities of daily living. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 38(5): 497-515. doi:10.1080/13803395.2015.1125453.
  39. *Alwerdt, J. *Valdés, E.G., *Chanti-Ketterl, M., Small, B.J. & Edwards, J.D. (2016). The relationship between urinary phytoestrogens and speed of processing. Menopause, 23:911-918. doi:10.1097/GME.000000000000632.
  40. *Valdés, E.G., O’Connor, M.L., Uc, E.Y., & Hauser, R. A., Andel, R., & Edwards, J.D. (2016). Maintenance and dose effects of cognitive speed of processing training in Parkinson’s disease. International Journal of Neuroscience. 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207454.2016.1269088
  41. +Ross, L.A., Freed, S., *Phillips, C., Edwards, J.D., & Ball, K.K. (2017). The impact of three cognitive training programs on driving cessation across ten years: A randomized clinical trial. The Gerontologist, 57: 838-846. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnw143
  42. +O’Brien, J.L., Lister, J.J., *Fausto, B., *Clifton, K. & Edwards, J.D. (2017). Cognitive training enhances auditory attention efficiency in older adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00322
  43. Edwards, J.D. Xu, H., Clark, D. O, Guey, L. Ross, L.A., & Unverzagt, F. (2018). Cognitive speed of processing training reduces dementia risk. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions.
  44. Edwards, J.D., *Fausto, B.A., *Tetlow, A.M., *Corona, R.T., *Valdes, E.G. (2018). Systematic review and meta-analyses of useful field of view cognitive training. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews.
  45. *Valdés, E.G., Andel, R., Lister, J.J., Gamaldo, A., Harrison-Bush, A.L., & Edwards, J.D. (in press). The efficacy of cognitive speed of processing training among older adults with psychometrically-defined mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Aging & Health.
  46. *Tetlow, A.M. & Edwards, J.D. (in press). Systematic literature review and meta-analysis of commercially available computerized cognitive training among older adults. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement.
  47. Ackerman M.L., Vance D.E., Ball K.K. What factors influence the relationship between feedback on cognitive performance and subsequent driving self-regulation? Journal of Applied Gerontology PMCID: PMC4544650 (Epub ahead of print)UNDER REVIEW
  48. Decker JS, Stannard SJ, McManus B, Wittig SMO, Sisiopiku VP, & Stavrinos D. The impact of billboards on drivers’ visual attention: A systematic literature review.
  49. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON RESEARCH PRODUCTS AND RELATED PUBLICITY

The following link will take you to additional helpful information:
www.uab.edu/cas/psychology/research/labs/aging.