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Heather Conklin, PhD
Heather Conklin, PhD

Heather Conklin, PhD

Member, St. Jude Faculty

  • Chief, Section of Neuropsychology

Departments

Education

PhD – University of Minnesota
MA 
– University of Minnesota
BS
 – Duke University

Research Interests

Cognitive Functioning in Brain Tumor Survivors:

  • Improving Specification of Cognitive Deficits following Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Identifying Neurodevelopmental Changes Following Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Delineating Risk and Resiliency Factors with Respect to Cognitive Outcome
  • Identifying Interventions that Mitigate Cognitive Deficits

Neuropsychological Test Development:

  • Improving Behavioral and Neurological Specificity
  • Improving Ecological Validity

Selected Publications

Van Iersel L, van Santen H, Potter B, Li Z, Conklin HM, Zhang H, Chemaitilly W, Merchant TE. Clinical impact of hypothalamic-pituitary disorders after conformal radiation therapy for pediatric low-grade glioma or ependymoma. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2020 (in press).

Partanen M, Phipps S, Russel K, Anghelescu DA, Wolf J, Conklin HM, Krull KR, Inaba H, Pui C-H, Jacola LM. Longitudinal trajectories of neurocognitive functioning in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 2020 (in press).

Uh J, Merchant TE, Conklin HM, Yousef I, Li Y, Han Y, Sabin ND, Babajani-Feremi A, Indelicato DJ, Hua C-h. Diffusion tensor imaging-based analysis of baseline neurocognitive function and post-treatment white matter changes in pediatric patients with craniopharyngioma treated with surgery and proton therapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 2020 (in press).

Kahalley LS, Peterson R, Ris MD, Janzen L, Ocku MF, Grosshans DR, Ramaswamy V, Paulino AC, Hodgson D, Mahajan A, Tsang DS, Laperriere N, Whitehead WE, Dauser RC, Taylor MD, Conklin HM, Chintagumpala M, Bouffet E, Mabbott D. Superior intellectual outcomes after proton radiotherapy compared to photon radiotherapy for pediatric medulloblastoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology 38:454-461, 2020. PMCID: 7007288.

Wickenhauser ME, Khan RB, Raches D, Ashford JM, Robinson GW, Russell KM, Conklin HM. Characterizing posterior fossa syndrome: A survey of experts. Pediatric Neurology 104:19-22, 2020. PMCID: 7010537.

Pryweller JR, Glass JO, Sabin ND, Laningham FH, Li Y, Jacola LM, Conklin HM, Reddick WE. Characterization of leukoencephalopathy and association with later neurocognitive performance in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Investigative Radiology 56:1-10, 2020.

van Iersel L, Xu J, Potter BS, Conklin HM, Zhang H, Chemaitilly W, van Santen HM, Merchant TE. Clinical importance of free thyroxine concentration decline after radiotherapy for pediatric and adolescent brain tumors. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 104:4998-5007, 2019. PMCID pending.

Acharya S, Wu S, Ashford JM, Tinkle CL, Lucas JT, Qaddoumi I, Gajjar A, Krasin MJ, Conklin HM, Merchant TE. Association between hippocampal dose and memory in survivors of childhood or adolescent low-grade glioma: a 10-year neurocognitive longitudinal study. Neuro-oncology 21:1175-1183, 2019. PMCID pending.

Heitzer AM, Ashford JM, Harel BT, Schembri A, Swain MA, Wallace J, Ness, KK, Wang F, Zhang H, Merchant TE, Robinson GW, Gajjar A, Conklin HM. Computerized assessment of cognitive impairment among children undergoing radiation therapy for medulloblastoma. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 141:403-411, 2019. PMCID: 6344264.

Heitzer AM, Ashford JM, Hastings C, Liu APY, Wu S, Bass JK, Vestal R, Hoehn M, Chiang J, Ghazwani Y, Acharya S, Boop F, Gajjar A, Merchant TE, Qaddoumi I, Conklin HM. Neuropsychological outcomes of patients with low-grade glioma diagnosed during the first year of life. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 141:413-420, 2019. PMCID: 6344293.

Liu APY, Hastings C, Wu S, Bass JK, Heitzer AM, Ashford J, Vestal R, Hoehn ME, Ghazwani Y, Acharya S, Conklin HM, Boop F, Merchant TE, Gajjar A, Qaddoumi I. Treatment burden and long-term health deficits of patients with low-grade glioma or glioneuronal tumors diagnosed during the first year of life. Cancer 125:1163-1175, 2019. PMCID: 6420385.

Willard VW, Berlin KS, Conklin HM, Merchant TE. Trajectories of psychosocial and cognitive functioning in pediatric patients with brain tumors treated with radiation therapy. Neuro-oncology 21:678-685, 2019. PMCID: 6502488.

Conklin HM, Ness KK, Ashford JM, Scoggins MA, Ogg RJ, Li Y, Boop FA, Merchant TE. Cognitive performance, aerobic fitness and brain function among children newly diagnosed with craniopharyngioma. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 25:413-42, 2019. PMCID: 6499492.

Olivier TW, Bass JK, Ashford JM, Beaulieu R, Scott SM, Schreiber JE, Palmer S, Mabbott DJ, Swain MA, Bonner M, Franks R, Chapieski ML, Armstrong CL, Knight SJ, Wu S, Onar-Thomas A, Gajjar A, Conklin HM. Impact of ototoxicity on reading-related skills in patients treated for pediatric medulloblastoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology 25:413-425, 2019. PMCID: 6599406.

Khan RB, Sadighi ZS, Russell K, Ashford JM, Merchant TE, Conklin HM. Bedside anti-saccades: A time-efficient method to assess cognition. Pediatric Neurology 97:74-75, 2019. PMCID: 6635030.

Mendoza LK, Ashford JM, Willard VW, Clark KN, Martin-Elbahesh K, Hardy KK, Merchant TE, Jeha S, Wang F, Zhang H, Conklin HM. Social functioning of childhood cancer survivors after computerized cognitive training: a randomized controlled trial. Children 6:105-119, 2019. PMCID: 6826733.

Al-Fahad R, Yeasin M, Glass JO, Conklin HM, Jacola LM, Reddick WE. Early imaging-based predictive modeling of cognitive performance following therapy for childhood ALL. IEEE Access 7:146662-74, 2019. PMCID: 7297193.

Walker BS, Conklin HM, Anghelescu D, Hall LP, Reddick WE, Ogg R, Jacola LM. Parent perspectives and preferences for strategies regarding non-sedated MRI scans in a pediatric oncology population. Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer 26:1815-1824, 2018. PMCID: 5940333.

Liu W, Cheung YT, Conklin HM, Jacola LM, Srivastava D, Nolan VG, Zhang H, Gurney JG, Huang I-C, Robison LL, Pui C-H, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Evolution of neurocognitive function in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with chemotherapy only.  Journal of Cancer Survivorship 12:398-406, 2018. PMCID: 5955829.

Peterson RK, Ashford JM, Scott SM, Wang F, Zhang H, Bradley JA, Merchant TE, Conklin HM. Predicting parental distress among children newly diagnosed with craniopharyngioma. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 65: e27287, 2018. PMCID: 6107393.

Scott SM, Ashford JM, Clark KN, Martin-Elbahesh K, Conklin HM. Returning research results: caregivers’ reactions following computerized cognitive training among childhood cancer survivors. Neuro-Oncology Practice 5:194-200, 2018. PMCID: 6075540.

Fournier-Goodnight AS, Ashford JM, Clark KN, Martin-Elbahesh K, Hardy KK, Merchant TE, Jeha S, Ogg RJ, Zhang H, Wang L, Conklin HM. Disseminability of computerized cognitive training: performance across coaches. Applied Neuropsychology: Child 21:1-10, 2018. PMCID: 5962364.

Schreiber JE, Palmer SL, Conklin HM, Mabbott DJ, Swain M, Bonner MJ, Chapieski ML, Huang L, Zhang H, Gajjar A. Posterior fossa syndrome and long-term neuropsychological outcomes among children treated for medulloblastoma on a multi-institutional, prospective study. Neuro-Oncology 19:1673-1682, 2017. PMCID: 5716082.

Nassar SL, Conklin HM, Ashford JM, Reddick WE, Glass JO, Jeha S, Zhou Y, Cheng C, Pui C-H. Neurocognitive outcomes among children who experienced seizures during treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 64:e26436, 2017. PMCID: 5469699.

Fournier-Goodnight AS, Ashford JM, Merchant TE, Boop FA, Indelicato DJ, Wang L, Zhang H, Conklin HM. Neurocognitive functioning in pediatric craniopharyngioma: performance before treatment with proton therapy. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 134:97-105, 2017.

Conklin HM, Ashford JM, Clark KN, Martin-Elbahesh MS, Hardy KK, Merchant TE, Ogg RJ, Jeha S, Huang L, Zhang H. Long-term efficacy of computerized cognitive training among survivors of childhood cancer: a single-blind randomized controlled trial. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 42:220-231, 2017.

Jacola LM, Krull KR, Pui CH, Pei D, Cheng C, Reddick WE, Conklin HM. Reply to S. Kaur et al. Journal of Clinical Oncology 34:3708-3709, 2016.

Clark KN, Ashford JM, Pai Panandiker AS, Klimo P, Merchant TE, Billups CA, Conklin HM. Cognitive outcomes among survivors of focal low-grade brainstem tumors diagnosed in childhood. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 129:311-317, 2016. PMCID: 4992422

Willard VW, Conklin HM, Huang L, Zhang H, Kahalley LS. Concordance of parent-, teacher- and self-report ratings on the Conners’ 3 in adolescent survivors of cancer. Psychological Assessment 28:1110-1118, 2016. PMCID: 4991558

Netson KL, Ashford JM, Skinner T, Carty L, Wu S, Merchant TE, Conklin HM. Executive dysfunction is associated with poorer health-related quality of life in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 128:313-321, 2016. PMCID: 4884154

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Jacola LM, Conklin HM, Scoggins MA, Ashford JM, Merchant TE, Mandrell BN, Ogg RJ, Curtis E, Wise MS, Indelicato DJ, Crabtree VM. Investigating the role of hypothalamic tumor involvement in sleep and cognitive outcomes among children treated for craniopharyngioma. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 41:610-622, 2016. PMCID: 4913761

Jacola LM, Krull KR, Pui C-H, Pei D, Cheng C, Conklin HM. Longitudinal assessment of neurocognitive outcomes in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated on a contemporary chemotherapy protocol. Journal of Clinical Oncology 34:1239-1247, 2016.

Willard VW, Conklin HM, Huang L, Zhang H, Kahalley LS. Concordance of parent-, teacher- and self- report ratings on the Conners’ 3 in adolescent survivors of cancer. Psychological Assessment 2015 (in press).

Conklin HM, Ogg RJ, Ashford JM, Scoggins MA, Zou P, Clark KN, Martin-Elbahesh K, Hardy KK, Merchant TE, Jeha S, Huang L, Zhang H. Computerized cognitive training for amelioration of cognitive late effects among childhood cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology 33:3894-3902, 2015.

Zou P, Conklin HM, Scoggins MA, Li Y, Li X, Jones MM, Palmer SL, Gajjar A, Ogg RJ. Functional MRI in medulloblastoma survivors supports prophylactic reading intervention during tumor treatment. Brain Imaging and Behavior 2015 (in press).

Cox LE, Ashford JM, Clark KN, Martin-Elbahesh K, Hardy KK, Merchant TE, Ogg RJ, Jeha S, Conklin HM. Feasibility and acceptability of a computerized intervention to address cognitive late effects among childhood cancer survivors. Neuro-Oncology Practice2:78-87, 2015.

Willard VW, Conklin HM, Wu S, Merchant TE. Prospective longitudinal evaluation of emotional and behavioral functioning in pediatric patients with low-grade glioma treated with conformal radiation therapy. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 122:161-168, 2015.

Jacola LM, Willard VW, Ashford JM, Ogg RJ, Scoggins MA, Jones MM, Wu S, Conklin HM. Clinical utility of the N-back task in functional neuroimaging studies of working memory. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology 36:875-886, 2014. PMCID: 4229404

Winter AL, Conklin HM, Tyc VL, Stancel HH, Hinds PS, Hudson MM, Kahalley LS. Executive function late effects in survivors of brain tumors and acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology 36:818-830, 2014. PMCID: 4229447

Merchant TE, Sharma S, Xiong X, Wu S, Conklin HM. Effect of cerebellum radiation dosimetry on cognitive outcomes in children with infratentorial ependymoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90:547-553, 2014.

Jacola LM, Ashford JM, Reddick WE, Glass JO, Ogg RJ, Merchant TE, Conklin HM. The relationship between working memory and cerebral white matter volume  in survivors of childhood brain tumors treated with conformal radiation therapy. Journal of Neuro-Oncology119:197-205, 2014. PMCID: 4133306

Knight SJ, Conklin HM, Palmer S, Schreiber J, Armstrong CL, Wallace D, Bonner M, Swain MA, Evankovich KD, Mabbott D, Boyle R, Huang Q, Zhang H, Anderson B, Gajjar A. Working memory abilities among children treated for medulloblastoma: A longitudinal study of parent report and performance. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 39:501-511, 2014. PMCID: 4027880

Ashford JM, Netson KL, Clark KN, Merchant TE, Santana VM, Wu S, Conklin HM. Adaptive functioning of childhood brain tumor survivors following conformal radiation therapy. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 118:193-199, 2014. PMCID 4069234

Conklin HM, Reddick WE, Khan RB. Comment on Smithson et al.’s review of stimulant medication usage to improve neurocognitive and learning outcomes in childhood brain tumor survivors. European Journal of Cancer Research 50:1566-1568, 2014.

Reddick WE, Taghipour DJ, Glass JO, Ashford JM, Xiong X, Wu S, Bonner M, Kahn RB, Conklin HM. Prognostic factors that increase the risk for reduced white matter volumes and deficits in attention and learning for survivors of childhood cancers. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 61:1074-1079, 2014. PMCID 4053257.

Willard VW, Conklin HM, Boop FA, Wu S, Merchant TE. Emotional and behavioral functioning after conformal radiation therapy for pediatric ependymoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 88:814-821, 2014. PMCID 4261227

Howarth RA, Adamson AM, Ashford JM, Merchant TE, Ogg RJ, Schulenberg S, Ogg S, Li J, Wu S, Xiong X, Conklin HM. Investigating the relationship between COMT polymorphism and working memory performance among childhood brain tumor survivors. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 61:40-45, 2014. PMCID 4101980

Krull KR, Bhojwani D, Conklin HM, Pei D, Cheng C, Reddick WE, Li J, Sandlund J, Relling M, Pui CH. Genetic mediators of neurocognitive outcomes in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Journal of Clinical Oncology 31:2182-2188, 2013. PMCID 3731978

Kahalley LS, Conklin HM, Tyc VL, Hudson MM, Wilson SJ, Wu S, Xiong X, Hinds PS. Slower processing speed after treatment for pediatric brain tumor and ALL. Psycho-Oncology 22:1979-1986, 2013. PMCID 3740073

Conklin HM, Ashford JM, Di Pinto M, Vaughan C, Gioia G, Merchant TE, Ogg RJ, Santana V, Wu S. Computerized assessment of cognitive late effects among adolescent brain tumor survivors. Journal of Neuro-oncology 113:333-340, 2013. PMCID 3679205

Howarth RA, Ashford JM, Merchant TE, Ogg RJ, Santana V, Wu S, Xiong X, Conklin HM. The utility of parent report in the assessment of working memory among childhood brain tumor survivors. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 19:380-395, 2013. PMCID 3630283

Landau E, Boop FA, Conklin HM, Wu S, Xiong X, Merchant TE. Supratentorial ependymoma: disease control, complications, and functional outcomes after irradiation. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 85:193-199, 2013. PMCID 3705553

Netson KL, Conklin HM, Wu S, Xiong X, Merchant TE. Longitudinal investigation of adaptive functioning following conformal irradiation for pediatric craniopharyngioma and low-grade glioma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 85:1301-1306, 2013. PMCID 3685870

Kahalley LS, Wilson SJ, Tyc VL, Conklin HM, Hudson MM, Wu S, Xiong X, Stancel HH, Hinds PS. Are the psychological needs of adolescent survivors of pediatric cancer adequately identified and treated? Psycho-oncology 22:447-458, 2013. PMCID 3360126

Zou P, Li Y, Conklin HM, Mulhern RK, Butler RW, Ogg RJ. Evidence of change in brain activity among childhood cancer surivors participating in a cognitive remediation program. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology 27:915-929, 2012. PMCID 3500501

Moyer KH, Willard VW, Gross AM, Netson KL, Ashford JM, Kahalley LS, Wu S, Xiong X, Conklin HM. The impact of attention on social functioning in survivors of pediatric cancer. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 59:1290-1295, 2012. PMCID 3468686

Conklin HM, Krull KR, Reddick, WE, Pei D, Cheng C, Pui CH. Cognitive outcomes following contemporary treatment without cranial irradiation for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 104:1386-1395, 2012. PMCID 3529594

Di Pinto M, Conklin HM, Li C, Xiong X, Merchant TE. Learning and memory following conformal radiation therapy for pediatric craniopharyngioma and low grade glioma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 84:e363-369, 2012. PMCID 3534785

Conklin HM, Ashford JM, Howarth RA, Merchant TE, Ogg RJ, Santana V, Reddick WE, Wu S, Xiong X. Working memory performance among childhood brain tumor survivors. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 18:996-1005, 2012. PMCID 3461093

Netson KL, Conklin HM, Wu S, Xiong X, Merchant TE. A 5-year investigation of children’s adaptive functioning following conformal radiation therapy for localized ependymoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 84:217-223, 2012. PMCID 3461093

Zou P, Helton KJ, Smeltzer M, Li CS, Conklin HM, Gajjar A, Wang W, Ware RE, Ogg RJ. Hemodynamic response to visual stimulation in children with sickle cell anemia. Brain Imaging and Behavior 5:295-306, 2011. PMCID 3620037

Qaddoumi I, Carey SC, Conklin HM, Ellison D, Sabin N, Boop F, Pai-Panadiker A, Baker J, Wright K, Broniscer A, Gajjar A. Characterization, treatment, and outcome of intracranial neoplasms in the first 120 days of life. Journal of Child Neurology 26:988-94, 2011.  PMCID 3174527

Netson KL, Conklin HM, Ashford J, Kahalley LS, Wu S, Xiong X. Parent and teacher ratings of attention during a year-long methylphenidate trial in children treated for cancer. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 36(4):438-50, 2011. PMCID 3115681

Kahalley LS, Conklin HM, Tyc V, Wilson SJ, Hinds P, Wu S, Xiong X, Hudson M. ADHD and secondary ADHD criteria fail to identify many at-risk survivors of pediatric ALL and brain tumor. Pediatric Blood & Cancer57(1):110-8, 2011. PMCID 3092016.

Armstrong GT, Conklin HM, Huang S, Srivastava D, Sanford R, Ellison DW, Merchant TE, Hudson MM, Hoehn ME, Robison LL, Gajjar A, Morris EB. Survival and long-term health and cognitive outcomes after low grade glioma. Journal Neuro-Oncology 13(2):223-34, 2011. PMCID 3064628

Reddick WE, Conklin HM. Impact of ALL therapy on attention and working memory in children. Expert Review of Hematology 3:655-659, 2010.

Conklin HM, Reddick WE, Ashford J, Ogg S, Howard SC, Morris EB, Brown R, Bonner M, Christensen R, Wu S, Xiong X, Khan RB. Long-term efficacy of methylphenidate in enhancing attention regulation, social skills, and academic abilities of childhood cancer survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology 28:4465-4472, 2010. PMCID 2988638

Ashford J, Schoffstall C, Reddick WE, Leone C, Laningham FH, Glass JO, Pei D, Cheng C, Pui CH, Conklin HM. Attention and working memory abilities in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Cancer 116:4638-4645, 2010. PMCID 2946517

Di Pinto M, Conklin HM, Li C, Xiong X, Merchant TE. Investigating verbal and visual auditory learning after conformal radiation therapy for childhood ependymoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics 77:1002-1008, 2010. PMCID 3037814

Conklin HM, Helton S, Ashford J, Mulhern RK, Reddick WE, Brown R, Bonner M, Jasper BW, Wu S, Xiong X, Khan RB. Predicting methylphenidate response in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 35(2):144-155, 2010. PMCID 2902831

Merchant TE, Conklin HM, Wu S, Lustig RH, Xiong X. Late effects of conformal radiation therapy for pediatric patients with low-grade glioma: Prospective evaluation of cognitive, endocrine and hearing deficits. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27:3691-3697, 2009. PMCID 2799064

Conklin HM, Lawford J, Jasper B, Morris B, Howard SC, Ogg SW, Wu S, Xiong X, Khan RB. Side effects of methylphenidate in survivors of childhood cancer: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Pediatrics 124:226-233, 2009. PMCID 2705008

Dolson EP, Conklin HM, Li C, Merchant TE. Predicting behavioral problems in craniopharyngioma survivors after conformal radiation therapy. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 52:860-864, 2009. PMCID 2727936.

Jasper B, Conklin HM, Lawford J, Morris EB, Howard SC, Wu S, Xiong X, Shelso J, Khan RB. Growth effects of methylphenidate among childhood cancer survivors: A 12-month case-matched open-label trial. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 52:39-43, 2009. PMCID 2585147

Conklin HM, Salorio CF, Slomine, BS. Working memory performance following pediatric traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury 22:847-857, 2008.

Conklin HM, Li C, Xiong X, Ogg RJ, Merchant TE. Predicting change in academic abilities after conformal radiation therapy for localized ependymoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology 26:3965-3970, 2008. PMCID 2654312

Hooper CJ, Luciana M, Wahlstrom D, Conklin HM, Yarger RS. Personality correlates of Iowa Gambling Task performance in healthy adolescents. Personality and Individual Differences 44:598-609, 2008.

Conklin HM, Khan RB, Reddick WE, Helton S, Brown R, Howard SC, Bonner M, Christensen R, Wu S, Xiong X, Mulhern RK. Acute neurocognitive response to methylphenidate among survivors of childhood cancer: A randomized, double-blind, cross-over trail. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 32:1127-1139, 2007.

Conklin HM, Luciana M, Hooper C, Yarger R. Working memory performance in typically developing children and adolescents: Behavioral evidence of protracted frontal lobe development. Developmental Neuropsychology 31:103-128, 2007.

Luciana M, Conklin HM, Hooper C, Yarger R. The development of nonverbal working memory and executive control processes in adolescents. Child Development 76:697-712, 2005.

Conklin HM, Curtis CE, Calkins ME, Iacono WG. Working memory impairment in schizophrenia patients and their first-degree relatives: Cognitive functioning shedding light on etiology. Neuropsychologia 43:930-942, 2005.

Hooper C, Luciana M, Conklin HM, Yarger R. Adolescents’ performance on the Iowa Gambling Task: Implications for the development of decision-making and ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Developmental Psychology 40:1148-1158, 2004.

Conklin HM, Iacono WG. The assessment of schizophrenia: Getting closer to the cause. Schizophrenia Bulletin 29:405-411, 2003.

Conklin HM, Calkins ME, Anderson CA, Dinzeo TJ, Iacono WG. Recognition memory for faces in schizophrenia patients and their first-degree relatives. Neuropsychologia 40:2314-2324, 2002.

Conklin HM, Iacono WG. Schizophrenia: A neurodevelopmental perspective. Current Directions in Psychological Science 11:33-37, 2002.

Conklin HM, Curtis CE, Katsanis J, Iacono WG. Ms. Conklin and Colleagues Reply. Response to a letter to the editor, Verbal working memory impairment in schizophrenia patients and their first-degree relatives. American Journal of Psychiatry 158:660a-661a, 2001.

Conklin HM, Curtis CE, Katsanis J, Iacono WG. Verbal working memory impairment in schizophrenia patients and their first-degree relatives: Evidence from the digit span task. American Journal of Psychiatry 157:275-277, 2000.

Conklin HM, Polemics J. Brain dimorphisms and sex: A review. International Journal of Comparative Psychology10:25-56, 1997.

Last update: December 2020