Neurology

Steven Anderson, MA, PhD

Portrait

Specialty: Cognitive Neuroscience
Associate Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

Primary Office: S-206 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-356-3428

Email: steven-anderson@uiowa.edu

Education

BA, Experimental Psychology , New Collegeof the University of South Florida, Sarasota, FL
MA, Clinical Psychology, The University of Iowa
PhD, Clinical Psychology, The University of Iowa

Neuropsychology, Dept. of Neurology, The University of Iowa, College of Medicine

Licensure and Certifications

Professional License in Psychology State of Iowa
Health Service Provider in Psychology Certification

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Biosciences Graduate Program
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience

Research Summary

My research interests are in human cognitive neuropsychology, with emphases in frontal lobe dysfunction, language processing, and cognitive/behavioral rehabilitation. The primary methods involve application of experimental cognitive and behavioral paradigms in patients with circumscribed brain lesions defined by MRI. Current projects are directed at delineating impairments of social behavior and executive function associated with adult- and childhood-onset damage to prefrontal cortex, evaluating the validity of the classical aphasia classification scheme, and investigating the potential of preserved procedural memory for rehabilitation of amnesia. I am particularly concerned with the interface of ongoing developments in basic neuroscience with clinical application, including development of new methods of treating cognitive and behavioral impairments acquired as a result of brain damage.

All Publications

Emerson J, Johnson A, Dawson J, Uc E, Anderson S, Rizzo M.  Predictors of driving outcomes in advancing age..  Psychology and aging.  2012 September. 27(3):550-9.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Sato Y, Kirby P, Buatti J, Menezes A.  Disseminated subarachnoid chordoma: long-term favorable follow-up of a pediatric patient..  Pediatric radiology.  2012 July. 42(7):878-80.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Aksan N, Dawson J, Uc E, Johnson A, Rizzo M.  Neuropsychological assessment of driving safety risk in older adults with and without neurologic disease..  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology.  2012. 34(9):895-905.
[PubMed]

Aksan N, Anderson S, Dawson J, Johnson A, Uc E, Rizzo M.  Cognitive functioning predicts driver safety on road tests 1 and 2 years later..  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  2012 January. 60(1):99-105.
[PubMed]

Barrash J, Asp E, Markon K, Manzel K, Anderson S, Tranel D.  Dimensions of personality disturbance after focal brain damage: investigation with the Iowa Scales of Personality Change..  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology.  2011 October. 33(8):833-52.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Johnson A, Emerson J, Liu D, Mills E, Anderson S, Dawson J.  Real-life driving outcomes in Parkinson disease..  Neurology.  2011 May. 76(22):1894-902.
[PubMed]

Yu X, Li L, Zola J, Aluru M, Ye H, Foudree A, Guo H, Anderson S, Aluru S, Liu P, Rodermel S, Yin Y.  A brassinosteroid transcriptional network revealed by genome-wide identification of BESI target genes in Arabidopsis thaliana..  The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology.  2011 February. 65(4):634-46.
[PubMed]

Kardon R, Anderson S, Damarjian T, Grace E, Stone E, Kawasaki A.  Chromatic pupillometry in patients with retinitis pigmentosa..  Ophthalmology.  2011 February. 118(2):376-81.
[PubMed]

Cavaco S, Anderson S, Correia M, Magalhaes M, Pereira C, Tuna A, Taipa R, Pinto P, Pinto C, Cruz R, Lima A, Castro-Caldas A, da Silva A, Damasio H.  Task-specific contribution of the human striatum to perceptual-motor skill learning..  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology.  2011 January. 33(1):51-62.
[PubMed]

Barrash J, Stillman A, Anderson S, Uc E, Dawson J, Rizzo M.  Prediction of driving ability with neuropsychological tests: demographic adjustments diminish accuracy..  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS.  2010 July. 16(4):679-86.
[PubMed]

Dawson J, Uc E, Anderson S, Johnson A, Rizzo M.  Neuropsychological predictors of driving errors in older adults..  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  2010 June. 58(6):1090-6.
[PubMed]

Croft K, Duff M, Kovach C, Anderson S, Adolphs R, Tranel D.  Detestable or marvelous? Neuroanatomical correlates of character judgments..  Neuropsychologia.  2010 May. 48(6):1789-801.
[PubMed]

Rizzo M, Uc E, Dawson J, Anderson S, Rodnitzky R.  Driving difficulties in Parkinson's disease..  Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.  2010. 25 Suppl 1:S136-40.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Johnson A, Dastrup E, Anderson S, Dawson J.  Road safety in drivers with Parkinson disease..  Neurology.  2009 December. 73(24):2112-9.
[PubMed]

Uc E, McDermott M, Marder K, Anderson S, Litvan I, Como P, Auinger P, Chou K, Growdon J.  Incidence of and risk factors for cognitive impairment in an early Parkinson disease clinical trial cohort..  Neurology.  2009 November. 73(18):1469-77.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Dastrup E, Sparks J, Dawson J.  Driving under low-contrast visibility conditions in Parkinson disease..  Neurology.  2009 October. 73(14):1103-10.
[PubMed]

Tomblin J, O'Brien M, Shriberg L, Williams C, Murray J, Patil S, Bjork J, Anderson S, Ballard K.  Language features in a mother and daughter of a chromosome 7;13 translocation involving FOXP2..  Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR.  2009 October. 52(5):1157-74.
[PubMed]

Kardon R, Anderson S, Damarjian T, Grace E, Stone E, Kawasaki A.  Chromatic pupil responses: preferential activation of the melanopsin-mediated versus outer photoreceptor-mediated pupil light reflex..  Ophthalmology.  2009 August. 116(8):1564-73.
[PubMed]

Driscoll D, Tranel D, Anderson S.  The effects of voluntary regulation of positive and negative emotion on psychophysiological responsiveness..  International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology.  2009 April. 72(1):61-6.
[PubMed]

Boes A, Bechara A, Tranel D, Anderson S, Richman L, Nopoulos P.  Right ventromedial prefrontal cortex: a neuroanatomical correlate of impulse control in boys..  Social cognitive and affective neuroscience.  2009 March. 4(1):1-9.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Wisnowski J, Barrash J, Damasio H, Tranel D.  Consistency of neuropsychological outcome following damage to prefrontal cortex in the first years of life..  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology.  2009 February. 31(2):170-9.
[PubMed]

Dawson J, Anderson S, Uc E, Dastrup E, Rizzo M.  Predictors of driving safety in early Alzheimer disease..  Neurology.  2009 February. 72(6):521-7.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Dastrup E, Sparks J, Anderson S, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Impaired Curve Negotiation in Drivers with Parkinson's Disease..  Turk noroloji dergisi = Turkish journal of neurology.  2009 January. 15(1):10-18.
[PubMed]

Boes A, Tranel D, Anderson S, Nopoulos P.  Right anterior cingulate: a neuroanatomical correlate of aggression and defiance in boys..  Behavioral neuroscience.  2008 June. 122(3):677-84.
[PubMed]

Tranel D, Manzel K, Anderson S.  Is the prefrontal cortex important for fluid intelligence? A neuropsychological study using Matrix Reasoning..  The Clinical neuropsychologist.  2008 March. 22(2):242-61.
[PubMed]

Anderson M, Hartz A, Nordin T, Rosenbaum M, Noyes R, James P, Ely J, Agarwal N, Anderson S.  Community physicians' strategies for patients with medically unexplained symptoms..  Family medicine.  2008 February. 40(2):111-8.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Sparks J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Impaired navigation in drivers with Parkinson's disease..  Brain : a journal of neurology.  2007 September. 130(Pt 9):2433-40.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Aksan N, Kochanska G, Damasio H, Wisnowski J, Afifi A.  The earliest behavioral expression of focal damage to human prefrontal cortex..  Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior.  2007 August. 43(6):806-16.
[PubMed]

Tranel D, Hathaway-Nepple J, Anderson S.  Impaired behavior on real-world tasks following damage to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex..  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology.  2007 April. 29(3):319-32.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Rizzo M, Skaar N, Stierman L, Cavaco S, Dawson J, Damasio H.  Amnesia and driving..  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology.  2007 January. 29(1):1-12.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Shi Q, Dawson J.  Unsafe rear-end collision avoidance in Alzheimer's disease..  Journal of the neurological sciences.  2006 December. 251(1-2):35-43.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Sparks J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Driving with distraction in Parkinson disease..  Neurology.  2006 November. 67(10):1774-80.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Todd M, Hindman B, Clarke W, Torner J, Tranel D, Yoo B, Weeks J, Manzel K, Samra S.  Effects of intraoperative hypothermia on neuropsychological outcomes after intracranial aneurysm surgery..  Annals of neurology.  2006 November. 60(5):518-27.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Sparks J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Impaired visual search in drivers with Parkinson's disease..  Annals of neurology.  2006 October. 60(4):407-13.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Barrash J, Bechara A, Tranel D.  Impairments of emotion and real-world complex behavior following childhood- or adult-onset damage to ventromedial prefrontal cortex..  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS.  2006 March. 12(2):224-35.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Qian S, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Visual dysfunction in Parkinson disease without dementia..  Neurology.  2005 December. 65(12):1907-13.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Shi Q, Dawson J.  Driver landmark and traffic sign identification in early Alzheimer's disease..  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry.  2005 June. 76(6):764-8.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Damasio H, Damasio A.  A neural basis for collecting behaviour in humans..  Brain : a journal of neurology.  2005 January. 128(Pt 1):201-12.
[PubMed]

Bergamin O, Anderson S, Kardon R.  An objective method to define outlier optical coherence tomograms and repeatability of retinal nerve fibre layer measurements..  Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica.  2004 October. 82(5):535-43.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Shi Q, Dawson J.  Driver route-following and safety errors in early Alzheimer disease..  Neurology.  2004 September. 63(5):832-7.
[PubMed]

Cavaco S, Anderson S, Allen J, Castro-Caldas A, Damasio H.  The scope of preserved procedural memory in amnesia..  Brain : a journal of neurology.  2004 August. 127(Pt 8):1853-67.
[PubMed]

Anderson S.  Neuropsychologic rehabilitation for visuoperceptual impairments..  Neurologic clinics.  2003 August. 21(3):729-40.
[PubMed]

Parvizi J, Anderson S, Martin C, Damasio H, Damasio A.  Pathological laughter and crying: a link to the cerebellum..  Brain : a journal of neurology.  2001 September. 124(Pt 9):1708-19.
[PubMed]

Bechara A, Dolan S, Denburg N, Hindes A, Anderson S, Nathan P.  Decision-making deficits, linked to a dysfunctional ventromedial prefrontal cortex, revealed in alcohol and stimulant abusers..  Neuropsychologia.  2001. 39(4):376-89.
[PubMed]

Rizzo M, Anderson S, Dawson J, Myers R, Ball K.  Visual attention impairments in Alzheimer's disease..  Neurology.  2000 May. 54(10):1954-9.
[PubMed]

Barrash J, Tranel D, Anderson S.  Acquired personality disturbances associated with bilateral damage to the ventromedial prefrontal region..  Developmental neuropsychology.  2000. 18(3):355-81.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Damasio H, Tranel D, Damasio A.  Long-term sequelae of prefrontal cortex damage acquired in early childhood..  Developmental neuropsychology.  2000. 18(3):281-96.
[PubMed]

Rizzo M, Anderson S, Dawson J, Nawrot M.  Vision and cognition in Alzheimer's disease..  Neuropsychologia.  2000. 38(8):1157-69.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Bechara A, Damasio H, Tranel D, Damasio A.  Impairment of social and moral behavior related to early damage in human prefrontal cortex..  Nature neuroscience.  1999 November. 2(11):1032-7.
[PubMed]

Bechara A, Damasio H, Tranel D, Anderson S.  Dissociation Of working memory from decision making within the human prefrontal cortex..  The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.  1998 January. 18(1):428-37.
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Jones R, Sader H, Erwin M, Anderson S.  Emerging multiply resistant enterococci among clinical isolates. I. Prevalence data from 97 medical center surveillance study in the United States. Enterococcus Study Group..  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease.  1995 February. 21(2):85-93.
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Jones R, Erwin M, Anderson S.  Emerging multiply resistant enterococci among clinical isolates. II. Validation of the etest to recognize glycopeptide-resistant strains..  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease.  1995 February. 21(2):95-100.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Rizzo M.  Hallucinations following occipital lobe damage: the pathological activation of visual representations..  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology.  1994 October. 16(5):651-63.
[PubMed]

Jones R, Kehrberg E, Erwin M, Anderson S.  Prevalence of important pathogens and antimicrobial activity of parenteral drugs at numerous medical centers in the United States, I. Study on the threat of emerging resistances: real or perceived? Fluoroquinolone Resistance Surveillance Group..  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease.  1994 August. 19(4):203-15.
[PubMed]

Sylwester A, Wessels D, Anderson S, Warren R, Shutt D, Kennedy R, Soll D.  HIV-induced syncytia of a T cell line form single giant pseudopods and are motile..  Journal of cell science.  1993 November. 106 ( Pt 3):941-53.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Saver J, Tranel D, Damasio H.  Acquired agraphia caused by focal brain damage..  Acta psychologica.  1993 March. 82(1-3):193-210.
[PubMed]

Iannone L, Anderson S, Phillips S.  Coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction in a hospital without cardiac surgery..  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital.  1993. 20(2):99-104.
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Anderson S, Damasio H, Damasio A, Klima E, Bellugi U, Brandt J.  Acquisition of signs from American sign language in hearing individuals following left hemisphere damage and aphasia..  Neuropsychologia.  1992 April. 30(4):329-40.
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Anderson S, Damasio H, Jones R, Tranel D.  Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance as a measure of frontal lobe damage..  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology.  1991 November. 13(6):909-22.
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Anderson S, Damasio A, Damasio H.  Troubled letters but not numbers. Domain specific cognitive impairments following focal damage in frontal cortex..  Brain : a journal of neurology.  1990 June. 113 ( Pt 3):749-66.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Damasio H, Tranel D.  Neuropsychological impairments associated with lesions caused by tumor or stroke..  Archives of neurology.  1990 April. 47(4):397-405.
[PubMed]

Anderson S, Routh D, Ionasescu V.  Serial position memory of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy..  Developmental medicine and child neurology.  1988 June. 30(3):328-33.
[PubMed]

McDonald J, Anderson S.  Letter to the Editor-a Reply..  Genetics.  1981 July. 98(3):673-5.
[PubMed]

Bechara A, Damasio A, Damasio H, Anderson S.  Insensitivity to future consequences following damage to human prefrontal cortex..  Cognition.  50(1-3):7-15.
[PubMed]

Rizzo M, McGehee D, Dawson J, Anderson S.  Simulated car crashes at intersections in drivers with Alzheimer disease..  Alzheimer disease and associated disorders.  15(1):10-20.
[PubMed]

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