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Peer Reviewed Publications By Members of the Children's Learning Clinic Research Team

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Singh, L.J., *Gaye, F., *Cole, A.M., *Chan, E.S.M., & Kofler, M.J. (in press). Central executive training for ADHD: Effects on academic achievement, productivity, and success in the classroom. Neuropsychology. PDF

*Condo, J.S., *Chan, E.S.M., & Kofler, M.J. (in press). Examining the effects of ADHD symptoms and parental involvement on children’s academic achievement. Research in Developmental Disabilities. PDF

*Groves, N.B., Wells, E.L., *Soto, E.F., *Marsh, C.L., *Jaisle, E.M., *Harvey, T.K., & Kofler, M.J. (in press). Executive functioning and emotion regulation in children with and without ADHD. Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. PDF

*Chan, E.S.M., *Macias, M., & Kofler, M.J. (in press). Does child anxiety exacerbate or protect against parent-child relationship difficulties in children with elevated ADHD symptoms? Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. PDF

*Carames, C.N., *Irwin, L.N., & Kofler, M.J. (2022). Is there a relation between visual motor integration and academic achievement in school-aged children with and without ADHD? Child Neuropsychology. PDF

*Chan, E.S.M., *Groves, N.B., *Marsh, C.L., *Miller, C.E., *Richmond, K.P., & Kofler, M.J. (2022). Are there resilient children with ADHD? Journal of Attention Disorders, 26, 643-655. PDF

*Soto, E.F., *Irwin, L.N., *Chan, E.S.M., *Spiegel, J.A., & Kofler, M.J. (2021). Executive functions and writing skills in children with and without ADHD. Neuropsychology, 35, 792-808. PDF

*Wells, E.L., *Groves, N.B., *Day, T.N., *Harmon, S.L., *Soto, E.F., *Miller, C.E., & Kofler, M.J. (2021). Evidence against emotion inference deficits in pediatric ADHD. Emotion, 21, 665-677. PDF

*Irwin, L.N., *Soto, E.F., *Chan, E.S.M., *Miller, C.E., *Carrington-Forde, S., *Groves, N.B., & Kofler, M.J. (2021). Activities of daily living and working memory in pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Child Neuropsychology, 27, 468-490. PDF

Evans, S.W., Beauchaine, T.P., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Becker, S.P., Chacko, A., Gallagher, R., Hartung, C.M., Kofler, M.J., Schultz, B., Tamm, L., & Youngstrom, E.A. (2021). The efficacy of cognitive videogame training for ADHD and what FDA clearance means for clinicians. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 6, 1, 116-130. PDF

*Aduen, P.A., Kofler, M.J., Bradshaw, C., Sarver, D.E., & Cox, D.J. (2020). The role of top-down attentional control in predicting future motor vehicle crash risk in drivers with ADHD. Neuropsychology, 34, 894-905. PDF

Fredrick, J.W., Becker, S.P., Kofler, M.J., Jarrett, M.A., Burns, G.L., & Luebbe, A.M. (2020). Disentangling the effects of attentional difficulties on fears of social evaluation and social anxiety symptoms: Unique interactions with sluggish cognitive tempo. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 131, 39-46.

*Soto, E.F., Kofler, M.J., Singh, L.J., *Wells, E.L., *Irwin, L.N., *Groves, N.B., & *Miller, C.E. (2020). Executive functioning rating scales: Ecologically valid or construct invalid? Neuropsychology, 34, 605-619. PDF

*Harmon, S.L., Kistner, J.A., & Kofler, M.J. (2020). Neurocognitive correlates of rumination risk in children: Comparing competing model predictions. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48, 1197-1210. PDF

Kofler, M.J., *Wells, E.L., *Singh, L.J., *Soto, E.F., *Irwin, L.N., *Groves, N.B., *Chan, E.S.M., *Miller, C.E., *Richmond, K.P., Schatschneider, C., & Lonigan, C.J. (2020). A randomized controlled trial of central executive training (CET) versus inhibitory control training (ICT) for ADHD. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 88, 738-756. PDF

*Irwin, L.N., *Groves, N.B., *Soto, E.F., & Kofler, M.J. (2020). Is there a functional relation between set shifting and hyperactivity in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 26, 1019-1027.. PDF

*Groves, N.B., Kofler, M.J., *Wells, E.L., *Day, T.N., & *Chan, E.S.M. (2020). An examination of relations among working memory, ADHD symptoms, and emotion regulation. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48, 525-537. PDF

Fosco, W.D., Kofler, M.J., *Groves, N.B., *Chan, E.S.B., & Raiker, J.S. (2020). Which 'working' components of working memory aren't working in youth with ADHD? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48, 647-660. PDF

Kofler, M.J., *Singh, L.J., *Soto, E.F., *Chan, E.S.M., *Miller, C.E., *Harmon, S.L., & *Spiegel, J.A. (2020). Working memory and short-term memory deficits in ADHD: A bifactor modeling approach. Neuropsychology, 34, 686-698. PDF

Burns, A., Garner, A.A., Chang, A., Becker, S.P., Kofler, M.J., Jarrett, M.A., Luebbe, A.M., & Burns, G.L. (2020). Factor structure of the family climate for road safety scale in emerging adults in the United States. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 142, 105563. PDF

Kofler, M.J., *Groves, N.B., *Singh, L.J., *Soto, E.F., *Chan, E.S.M., *Irwin, L.N., & *Miller, C.E. (2020). Rethinking hyperactivity in pediatric ADHD: Preliminary evidence for a re-conceptualization of hyperactivity/impulsivity from the perspective of informant perceptual processes. Psychological Assessment, 32, 752-767. PDF

Fredrick, J.W., Kofler, M.J., Jarrett, M.A., Burns, G.L., Luebbe, A.M., Garner, A.A., *Harmon, S.L., & Becker, S.P. (2020). Sluggish cognitive tempo and ADHD symptoms in relation to task-unrelated thought: Examining unique links with mind-wandering and rumination. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 123, 95-101.

Kofler, M.J., *Soto, E.F., Fosco, W.D., *Irwin, L.N., *Wells, E.L., & Sarver, D.E. (2020). Working memory and information processing in ADHD: Evidence for directionality of effects. Neuropsychology, 34, 127-143. PDF

Kofler, M.J., *Sarver, D.E., & *Wells, E.L. (2020). Working memory and increased activity level (hyperactivity) in ADHD: Experimental evidence for a functional relation. Journal of Attention Disorders, 24, 1330-1344. PDF

Kofler, M.J., *Irwin, L.N., Sarver, D.E., Fosco, W.D., *Miller, C.E., *Spiegel, J.A., & Becker, S.P. (2019). What cognitive processes are ‘sluggish’ in sluggish cognitive tempo?. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 87, 1030-1042. PDF

Swope, A.K., Fredrick, J.W., Becker, S.P., Burns, G.L., Garner, A.A., Jarrett M.A., Kofler, M.J., & Luebbe, A.M. (in press). Sluggish cognitive tempo and positive valence systems: Unique relations with greater reward valuation but less willingness to work. Journal of Affective Disorders.

*Irwin, L.N., Kofler, M.J., *Soto, E.F., & *Groves, N.B. (2019). Do children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have set shifting deficits? Neuropsychology, 33, 470-481. PDF

*Ferretti, N., Ganley, C., & Kofler, M.J. (2019). Predicting children’s school grades: Unique and interactive effects of parental beliefs and child inattention/hyperactivity symptoms. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 37, 300-307. PDF

Fosco, W.D., Kofler, M.J., Alderson, R.M., Tarle, S.J., Raiker, J.S., & Sarver, D.E. (2019). Inhibitory control and information processing in ADHD: Comparing the dual task and performance adjustment hypotheses. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47, 961-974. PDF

*Aduen, P.A., Cox, D.J., Fabiano, G.A., Garner, A.A., & Kofler, M.J. (2019). Expert recommendations for improving driving safety for teens and adult drivers with ADHD. The ADHD Report, 27, 8-14. PDF

Dvorsky, M.R., Kofler, M.J., Burns, G.L., Luebbe, A.M., Garner, A.A., Jarrett, M.A., *Soto, E.F., & Becker, S.P. (2019). Factor structure and criterion validity of the Five Cs model of positive youth development in a multi-university sample of college students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48, 537-553. PDF

*Wells, E.L., *Day, T.N., *Harmon, S.L., *Groves, N.B., & Kofler, M.J. (2019). Are emotion recognition abilities intact in pediatric ADHD? Emotion, 19, 1192-1205. PDF

Kofler, M.J., *Irwin, L.N., *Soto, E.F., *Groves, N.B., *Harmon, S.L., & Sarver, D.E. (2019). Executive functioning heterogeneity in pediatric ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47, 273-286. PDF

Raiker, J.S., Freidman, L.M., Orban, S.A., Kofler, M.J., Sarver, D.E., & Rapport, M.D. (2019). Phonological working memory deficits in ADHD revisited: The role of lower-level information processing deficits in impaired working memory performance. Journal of Attention Disorders, 23, 570-583. PDF

Kofler, M.J., *Spiegel, J.A., *Soto, E.F., *Irwin, L.N., *Wells, E.L., & *Austin, K.E. (2018). Do working memory deficits underlie reading problems in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47, 433-446. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Sarver, D.E., *Austin, K.E., *Schaefer, H., *Holland, E., *Aduen, P.A., *Wells, E.L., *Soto, E.F., *Irwin, L.N., Schatschneider, C., & Lonigan, C.J. (2018). Can working memory training work for ADHD? Development of central executive training and comparison with behavioral parent training. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 86, 964-979. PDF

*Aduen, P.A., Kofler, M.J., Sarver, D.E., *Wells, E.L., *Soto, E.F., & Cox, D.J. (2018). ADHD, depression, and motor vehicle crashes: A prospective cohort study of continuously-monitored, real-world driving. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 101, 42-49. PDF

*Aduen, P.A., *Day, T.N., Kofler, M.J., *Harmon, S.L., *Wells, E.L., & *Sarver, D.E. (2018). Social problems in ADHD: Is it a skills acquisition or performance problem? Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 40, 440-451. PDF

Becker, S.P., Jarrett, M.A., Luebbe, A.M., Garner, A.A., Burns, G.L., & Kofler, M.J. (2018). Sleep in a large, multi-university sample of college students: Sleep problem prevalence, sex differences, and mental health correlates. Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, 4, 174-181.

*Wells, E.L., Kofler, M.J., *Soto, E.F., *Schaefer, H., & Sarver, D.E. (2018). Assessing working memory in children with ADHD: Minor administration and scoring changes may improve digit span backward’s construct validity. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 72, 166-178. PDF

Kofler, M.J., *Spiegel, J.A., *Austin, K., *Irwin, L., *Soto, E.F., & Sarver, D.E. (2018). Are episodic buffer processes intact in ADHD? Experimental evidence and linkage with hyperactive behavior. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 46, 1171-1185. PDF

Kofler, M.J., *Harmon, S.L., *Aduen, P.A., *Day, T.N., *Austin, K., *Spiegel, J.A., *Irwin, L., & Sarver, D.E. (2018). Neurocognitive and behavioral predictors of social problems in ADHD: A bayesian framework. Neuropsychology, 32, 344-355. PDF

Orban, S.A., Rapport, M.D., Friedman, L.M., Eckrich, S.J., & Kofler, M.J. (2017). Inattentive behavior in boys with ADHD during classroom instruction: The mediating role of working memory processes. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 46, 713-727. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Sarver, D.E., *Harmon, S.L., *Moltisanti, A., *Aduen, P.A., *Soto, E.F., & *Ferretti, N. (2017). Working memory and organizational skills problems in ADHD. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 59, 57-67. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Sarver, D.E., *Spiegel, J.A., *Day, T.N., *Harmon, S.L., & *Wells, E.L. (2017). Heterogeneity in ADHD: Neurocognitive predictors of peer, family, and academic functioning. Child Neuropsychology, 23, 733-759. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Raiker, J.S., Sarver, D.E., *Wells, E.L., & *Soto, E.F. (2016). Is hyperactivity ubiquitous in ADHD or dependent on environmental demands? Evidence from meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 46, 12-24. PDF

Cox, S.M., Cox, D.J., Kofler, M.J., Moncrief, M.A., Johnson, R.J., Lambert, A.E., Cain, S.A., & Reeve, R.E. (2016). Driving simulator performance in novice drivers with autism spectrum disorder: The role of executive functions and basic motor skills. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, 46, 1379-1391. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Larsen, R., Tolan, P.H., & *Sarver, D.E. (2015). Developmental trajectories of aggression, prosocial behavior, and social-cognitive problem solving in emerging adolescents with clinically elevated attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 1027-1042. PDF

*Sarver, D.E., Rapport, M.D., Kofler, M.J., Raiker, J.S., & Friedman, L.M. (2015). Hyperactivity in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Impairing deficit or compensatory behavior? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 43, 1219-1232. PDF

*Aduen, P.A., Kofler, M.J., Cox, D.J., *Sarver, D.E., & *Lunsford, E. (2015). Motor vehicle driving in high incidence psychiatric disability: Comparison of drivers with ADHD, depression, and no known psychopathology. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 64, 59-66. PDF

Chacko, A., Kofler, M.J., & Jarrett, M. (2014). Neurocognitive training to improve outcomes for youth with ADHD: A conceptual framework for combined neurocognitive and skill-based treatment approaches. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 17, 368-384. PDF

Kofler, M. J., Alderson, R. M., Raiker, J. S., Bolden, J., *Sarver, D. E., & Rapport, M. D. (2014). Working Memory and Intraindividual Variability as Neurocognitive Indicators in ADHD: Examining Competing Model Predictions. Neuropsychology, 28, 459-471. PDF

Rapport, M.D., Orban, S.A., Kofler, M.J., & Friedman, L.M. (2013). Do programs designed to train working memory, other executive functions, and attention benefit children with ADHD? A meta-analytic review of cognitive, academic, and behavioral outcomes. Clinical Psychology Review, 33, 1237-1252. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Rapport, M.D., *Sarver, D.E., Raiker, J.S., Orban, S.A., Friedman, L.M. & Kolomeyer, E.G. (2013). Reaction time variability in ADHD: A meta-analytic review of 319 studies. Clinical Psychology Review, 33, 795-811. PDF

Bolden, J., Rapport, M.D., Raiker, J.S., *Sarver, D.E., & Kofler, M.J. (2012). Understanding phonological memory deficits in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Dissociation of short-term storage and articulatory rehearsal processes. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 40, 999-1011. PDF

Raiker, J.S., Rapport, M.D., Kofler, M.J., & *Sarver, D.E. (2012). Objectively-measured impulsivity and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Testing competing predictions from the working memory and behavioral inhibition models of ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 40, 699-713. PDF

Sarver, D.E., Rapport, M.D., Kofler, M.J., Scanlan, S.W., Raiker, J.S., Altro, T.A., & Bolden, J. (2012). Attention problems, phonological short-term memory, and visuospatial short-term memory: Differential effects on near- and long-term scholastic achievement. Learning and Individual Differences, 22, 8-19. PDF

Alderson, R.M., Rapport, M.D., Kasper, L.J., Sarver, D.E., & Kofler, M.J. (2012). Hyperactivity in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): The association between deficient behavioral inhibition, attentional processes, and objectively measured activity. Child Neuropsychology, 18, 487-505. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Rapport, M.D., Bolden, J., Sarver, D.E., Raiker, J.S., & Alderson, R.M. (2011). Working memory deficits and social problems in children with ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 805-817. PDF

Alderson, R.M., Rapport, M.D., Hudec, K., Sarver, D.E., & Kofler, M.J. (2010). Competing core processes in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Do working memory deficiencies underlie behavioral inhibition deficits? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 497-507. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Rapport, M.D., Bolden, J., Sarver, D.E., & Raiker, J.S. (2010). ADHD and working memory: The impact of central executive deficits and exceeding storage/ rehearsal capacity on observed inattentive behavior. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 149–161. PDF

Rapport, M.D., Bolden, J., Kofler, M.J., Sarver, D.E., Raiker, J.S., & Alderson, R.M. (2009). Hyperactivity in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A ubiquitous core symptom or manifestation of working memory deficits? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 37, 521-534. PDF

Rapport, M.D., Kofler, M.J., Alderson, R.M., Timko Jr., T., & DuPaul, G.J. (2009). Variability of attention processes in ADHD: Observations from the classroom. Journal of Attention Disorders, 12, 563-573. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Rapport, M.D., Bolden, J., & Altro, T.A. (2008). Working memory as a core deficit in ADHD: Preliminary findings and implications. The ADHD Report, 16, 8-14. PDF

Rapport, M.D., Kofler, M.J., Coiro, M.M., Raiker, J., Sarver, D.E., & Alderson, R.M. (2008). Unexpected effects of methylphenidate in ADHD reflect decreases in core/secondary symptoms and physical complaints common to all children. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 18, 237-247. PDF

Alderson, R.M., Rapport, M.D., Sarver, D.E., & Kofler, M.J. (2008). ADHD and Behavioral Inhibition: A Re-examination of the Stop-signal Task. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 989-998. PDF

Rapport, M.D., Alderson, R.M., Kofler, M.J., Sarver, D.E., Bolden, J., & Sims, V. (2008). Working memory deficits in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): The contribution of central executive and subsystem processes. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 825-837. PDF

Rapport, M.D., Kofler, M.J., & Himmerich, C. (2006). Assessing activity level in children. In M. Hersen (Ed.), Clinician's Handbook of Child Behavioral Assessment (pp. 125-157). Elsevier Inc., San Diego, CA. PDF

Rapport, M.D., Kofler, M.J., Alderson, R.M., & Raiker, J. (2008). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. In M. Hersen & D. Reitman (Eds.), Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization and Treatment, Volume 2: Children and Adolescents (pp. 349-404). Wiley & Sons, NJ. PDF

Rapport, M.D., Kofler, M.J., Bolden, J., & Sarver, D.E. (2008). Treatment Research. In M. Hersen & A. Gross (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Psychology, Volume II: Children and Adolescents (pp. 386-425). NJ: Wiley & Sons. PDF

Kofler, M.J., Rapport, M.D., & Alderson, R.M. (2008). Quantifying ADHD classroom inattentiveness, its moderators, and variability: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49, 59-69. PDF

Alderson, R. M., Rapport, M. D., & Kofler, M. J. (2007). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and behavioral inhibition: A meta-analytic review of the stop-signal paradigm. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 35, 745-758. PDF

Notes

Dr. Kofler joined the FSU faculty in 2014. Articles published between 2007 and 2014 are based on research conducted at the University of Virginia (2012-2014; Director: Dr. Kofler) or the University of Central Florida (2006-2012; Director: Dr. Mark Rapport).

Dr. Kofler would like to acknowlege the generous Foundation support for ADHD Positive Youth Development provided by Mark & Cindy Galant for the University of Virginia Children's Learning Clinic.

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