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Professor Ann Edwards

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E-Mail: A.Edwards@ru.ac.za
Cell/mobile: +27 82 779 0736

Registered with the Professional Board for Psychology (HPCSA) in the category:Clinical Psychology.
Publishes under the name of Shuttleworth-Jordan and Shuttleworth-Edwards

Summary CV Professor Ann Edwards

Teaching Areas

  • Psychological Assessment
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Psychodiagnostics
  • Organic Psychopathology
  • Psycho-legal Assessment

Research Interests

  • Cross-cultural Effects on Cognitive Tests
  • Deficits in Mild Brain Injury
  • Cognitive Aging

     

    CONCUSSION RESEARCH OUTPUT

    PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

    (Journal articles/ conference  proceedings)

     

    Shuttleworth-Jordan, A.B., Puchert, J., & Balarin, E.  (1993). Negative consequences of mild head injury in rugby:  a matter worthy of concern. In R. Plunkett & S. Anderson (Eds.). Proceedings of the 5th National Neuropsychology Conference.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Border, M.A. (2002). Computer-based screening in concussion management: Use versus abuse.   British Journal of Sports Medicine, 36. 473.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Whitefield, V.J.  (2007)  Ethically we can no longer sit on the fence:  A neuropsychological perspective on the cerebrally hazardous contact sports. South African Journal of Sports Medicine, 19(2), 32-38.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Whitefield, V.J.  (2007). Optimal application of neurocognitive assessment in concussion management:  A professional dilemma. South African Journal of Sports Medicine, 19(3), 101-104.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Smith, I., & Radloff, S.(2008). Neurocognitive vulnerability amongst university rugby players versus noncontact sport controls.Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 30(8), 870-884.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A, & Radloff, S. (2008).  Compromised visuomotor processing speed in players of Rugby Union from school through to the adult national level. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 23(5), 511-20.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B.  (2008).  Central or peripheral? A positional stance in reaction to the Prague statement on the role of neuropsychological assessment in sports concussion management. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 23(5), 479-85.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Noakes, T.D., Radloff, S.E., Whitefield, VJ., Roberts, C.O., Clark, S., Essack, FB., Zoccola, D. Boulind, MJ. Case, SE., Smith, IP, & Mitchell, JL. (2008).  Incidence of concussive injury reported for follow-up management in South African Rugby Union. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 18(5), 403-9.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (2009)  Convolutions of the ‘silent concussion’:  A neuropsychologist’s response to the dark ages of rule-based return-to-play decisions.  Archives of Neurology, 66(3), 420-1. 

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Whitefield-Alexander, V.J.,  Radloff,  S.E., Taylor,  A.M., Lovell, M.R. (2009).  Computerized neuropsychological profiles of South African versus United States athletes: A basis for commentary on cross-cultural norming issues in the sports concussion arena.  The Physician and Sportsmedicine, 37(4), 45-51.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (2011). Response to the article on baseline testing: Throwing away clinical gold with the statistical bathwater.  Current Sports Medicine Reports, 10(6), 391-2.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (2011). Debating the utility of computerized neurocognitive testing in the sports concussion arena. South African Journal of Sports Medicine, 23(4), 134-5.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Whitefield-Alexander, V.J.  (2012).Cerebral Damage in Diving: Taking the Cue from Sports Concussion Medicine. South African Journal of Sports Medicine, 24 (1), 27-29.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Radloff, S.E., Whitefield-Alexander, V.J., Smith, I., & Horsman, M. (2014).   Practice effects reveal visuomotor vulnerability on school and university rugby players.  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 29(1), 86-99.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Radloff, S.E., & Whitefield-Alexander, V.J. (2014).  Vulnerability in speed of visuomotor ability.  Progress in Neurological Surgery, 28, 213-225.

    Alexander, D.G., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Kidd, M., and Malcolm, C.M. (Under review following revision, 2014).  Mild traumatic brain injuries in early adolescent rugby players:  Long-term neurocognitive and academic outcomes. Brain Injury.

    BOOK CHAPTERS

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A., Border, M., Reid, I., & Radloff, S. (2004).  South African Rugby Union. In: M.R. Lovell, R.E. Echemendia, J.T. Barth, M.W. Collins (Eds.).  Traumatic Brain Injury in Sports: An International Neuropsychological Perspective. (pp. 149-168).  The Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.   

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Whitefield-Alexander, V.J., & Radloff, S.E. (2013). The ImPACT neurocognitive screening test: A survey of South African research, including current and projected applications. In: K.Cockcroft & Laher, S. (Eds.). Psychological Assessment in South Africa: Research and Applications. (pp. 443-460). Johannesburg, South Africa: Wits Press.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Radloff, S.E., & Whitefield-Alexander, V.J. (2014).  Vulnerability in speed of visuomotor ability. In:  A. Niranjan & L.D. Lunsford (Eds.). Concussion. Progress in Neurological Surgery, Volume 28 (pp. 213-215). New York: Karger, Medical and Scientific Publishers.

    CONFERENCE PAPERS  

    INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

    Shuttleworth-Jordan, A.B., Balarin, E. & Puchert, J. (1993, June). Mild head injury effects in rugby:  Is playing the game really worth the cost?  Paper presented at the 15th Mid-Year European Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Funchal, Island of Madeira, Portugal.

    Shuttleworth-Jordan, A.B. (1999, June).  Blowing the whistle on the hazards of head injury in rugby and football Symposium presented at the 22nd mid-year annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Durban, South Africa.

    Reid, I., Shuttleworth-Jordan, A.B., Ancer, R., Dickinson, A., Radloff, S., & Jakoet, I. (1999, June). To scrum or not to scrum: First Report from the RU-SARFU rugby head injury study. In Shuttleworth-Jordan, A.B. (Chair),  Blowing the whistle on the hazards of head injury in rugby and football Paper presented in a sports head injury symposium, at the 22nd mid-year annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Durban, South Africa.

    Shuttleworth-Jordan, A.B. (1999, June). When a little becomes too much: A prospective theoretical context for cumulative mild head injury effects.  A response to apparently null outcomes In Shuttleworth-Jordan, A.B. (Chair),  Blowing the whistle on the hazards of head injury in rugby and football Paper presented in a sports head injury symposium at the 22nd mid-year annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Durban, South Africa.

    Shuttleworth-Jordan, A.,  Dickinson, A., Ancer, R., Reid, I., Radloff, S., & Jakoet, I. (2000, July).  The percentage of individuals with cognitive test deficit and postconcussive sequelae following participation in rugby: Alarm bells from the RU-SARFU rugby head injury study.  Paper presented at the 23rd mid-year annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Brussels, Belgium. 

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A., Border, M., & Radloff, S. (2001, July).   Participation in contact sport: A case of mild head battering with long-term additive effects.  Paper presented at the 24th mid-year annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Brasilia, Brazil SARAH Network of Hospitals.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.  (2004, February).  Never say Never:  Additive and Variability effects in Sports Concussion Research.  Invited paper in M. Lovell (Chair), Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Sports: An International Neuropsychological Perspective.  Featured Symposium at the 32nd Annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A, & Radloff, S. (2005, July).  Residual deficits in visuo-perceptual processing in players of Rugby Union from school through to the professional level.  Paper presentated at the 28th mid-year annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Dublin, Ireland.

    Whitefield, V.J., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Radloff, S. (2007, July). Neuropsychological  profile of contact versus noncontact sports players at Grade 12 level.  Paper presented at the 30th mid-year annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Bilbao, Spain.

    AB Shuttleworth-Edwards, VJ Whitefield, SE Radloff, AM Taylor, MR Lovell. (2008, October). Baseline neuropsychological profiles of South African Rugby versus American football players from 11 to 21 years.  Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Sports Concussion,  Zurich, Switzerland.

    I Smith, AB Shuttleworth-Edwards, S. Radloff. (2010, 11-16 July).  Is rugby bad for your intellect?  The effect of repetitive mild head injuries on the neurocognitive function of university rugby players. Paper presented at the International Congress of Applied Psyhology (ICAP) Division 6 Clinical & Community Psychology / APS College of Clinical Psychologists and APS College of Community Psychologists, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Whitefield-Alexander, V.  (2011, 16-19 March). A proposal for neurocognitive screening within the diving context:  Taking the cue from medical management of sports concussion. Invited presentation at the 17th International Congress of Hyperbaric Medicine (ICHM), Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (2012, 22-27 July).  Current research outcomes on computerized neurocognitive screening within the South African sports concussion arena. Symposium presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.

    Clark, S.B., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Radloff, S.E. (2012, 22-27 July). Neuropsychological profiles of provincial Rugby Union players diagnosed with concussion over one rugby season.  Paper presented in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards (Chair), Current research outcomes on computerized neurocognitive screening within the South African sports concussion arena. Symposium presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa. 

    Zoccola, D., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. & Radloff, S.E.  (2012, 22-27 July.Neurocognitive effects in association with participation in Club level Rugby Union over one rugby season.  Paper presented in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards (Chair), Current research outcomes on computerized neurocognitive screening within the South African sports concussion arena. Symposium presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa. 

    Horsman, M., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Smith, I. & Radloff, S.E. (2012, 22-27 July). Normative data for adolescent rugby players on the Afrikaans version of the ImPACT programme.  Paper presented in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards (Chair), Current research outcomes on computerized neurocognitive screening within the South African sports concussion arena. Symposium presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.

    Godlo, T. , Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., van Ommen, C & Radloff, S. E. (2012, 22-27 July). Preliminary normative data on Xhosa-speaking high school learners on the ImPACT programme. Paper presented in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards (Chair), Current research outcomes on computerized neurocognitive screening within the South African sports concussion arena. Symposium presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Whitefield-Alexander, V., Horsman, Smith, &  Radloff, S.E. (2012, 22-27 July). Practice effects reveal visuo-motor vulnerability in school and university rugby playing scholars at the end of the season. Paper presented in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards (Chair), Current research outcomes on computerized neurocognitive screening within the South African sports concussion arena. Symposium presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.

    LOCAL CONFERENCES

    Shuttleworth-Jordan, A.B., Puchert, J., & Balarin, E. (1993, July).   Negative consequences of mild head injury in rugby:  a matter worthy of concern.  Paper presented at the 5th National Neuropsychology Conference, Durban.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B.  (August, 2000). Is disability after mild head injury a myth? Paper  presented in Tolman, S. (Chair), `The abuse and trivialization of neuropsychology in South Africa: Misleading the public’.  Symposium hosted by the South African Clinical Neuropsychological Society (SACNA).   PsySSA Congress, Johannesburg.

     Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B.  (August, 2000). How seriously should participation in rugby be considered a case of head battering with potentially sinister consequences? Paper  presented in Tolman, S. (Chair), `The abuse and trivialization of neuropsychology in South Africa: Misleading the public’.  Symposium hosted by the South African Clinical Neuropsychological Society (SACNA).   PsySSA Congress, Johannesburg.

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Ackermann, T., Beilinsohn, T., Border, M., & Radloff, S. (September, 2001).  A study on the effects of cumulative mild head injury in high school rugby.  Paper presented in Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (Chair), ‘Sports related head injury’.  Symposium convened at the 8th National Conference of the SA Clinical Neuropsychological Association (SACNA), University of Cape Town.

     Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (September, 2001).  To ban or not to ban:  Ethical considerations of participation of rugby at the school level.  Paper presented in Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (Chair), ‘Sports related head injury’.  Symposium convened at the 8th National Conference of the SA Clinical Neuropsychological Association (SACNA), University of Cape Town.

     Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (October, 2003). Cumulative mild head injury in the contact sports: How fine is “fine”?.  Paper presented in Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B & Lovell, M. ‘Current developments in the Neuropsychology of Sports Concussion’.  Symposium convened for the Joint Neurological Rehabilitation Conference and Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa.                          

    Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (September, 2006). The role of computer-based neurocognitive screening in the overall medical management of sports concussion. Invited address delivered in the division of ‘Sports Injury and the Neurosurgeon’, at the 19th Biennial Congress of the Society of Neurosurgeons of South Africa, Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town. 

     Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (September, 2006). Computer-based neurocognitive screening in sports concussion management: Luxury or clinical necessity in the public domain?  Paper presented at the 12th South African Psychology Congress, Emperor’s Palace, Johannesburg.

    Clark, S.B., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Radloff, S.E. (13-16 September 2011). Neurocognitive and symptom profiles of provincial Rugby Union players without current diagnosis of concussion over one rugby season.  Paper presented at the17th South African Psychology Congress, Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa.

     Whitefield-Alexander, V.J., & Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (18-20 August, 2011). To play or not to play?  Utility of neurocognitive screening using the ImPACT Programme in the medical management of the concussive brain injury.  Paediatric Sport and Exercise Medicine Conference, Division of Sport and Exercise Medicine, Health Sciences, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

     Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Whitefield-Alexander, V., Horsman, M., Smith, I., & Radloff, S.E.(24-27 October, 2013).  Suboptimal Processing Speed revealed for School and University Rugby Playing Scholars at the End of the Season. Paper presented in Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (Chair). Is Rugby bad for your Intellect? Neuropsychological Research Outcomes within the South African Sports Concussion Arena. Symposium convened for presentation at the 15th Biennial Congress of the South African Sports Medicine Association International Congress of Psychology, Wild Coast Sun, Durban, South Africa.

     Alexander, D.G.; Cloete, K.J.; Kidd, M.; Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B.; Charles M. Malcolm, C.M. Long-term outcome of Neurocognitive and Academic Performance of Early Adolescent Rugby Players versus Non-Contact Sport Controls. (24-27 October, 2013). Paper presented in Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (Chair). Is Rugby bad for your Intellect? Neuropsychological Research Outcomes within the South African Sports Concussion Arena. Symposium convened for presentation at the 15th Biennial Congress of the South African Sports Medicine Association International Congress of Psychology, Wild Coast Sun, Durban, South Africa.

     Zoccola, D., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Radloff, S.E. Tackling, Concussion and Neurocognitive data over one Season of  Club Rugby. (24-27 October, 2013). Paper presented in Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (Chair). Is Rugby bad for your Intellect? Neuropsychological Research Outcomes within the South African Sports Concussion Arena. Symposium convened for presentation at the 15th Biennial Congress of the South African Sports Medicine Association International Congress of Psychology, Wild Coast Sun, Durban, South Africa.

    Clark, S.B., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Radloff, S.E.Neurocognitive Profiles of Provincial Rugby Players across one Season. (24-27 October, 2013). Paper presented in Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (Chair). Is Rugby bad for your Intellect? Neuropsychological Research Outcomes within the South African Sports Concussion Arena. Symposium convened for presentation at the 15th Biennial Congress of the South African Sports Medicine Association International Congress of Psychology, Wild Coast Sun, Durban, South Africa.

    Whitefield-Alexander, V.J.,Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Radloff, S.E. Normative Data for Adolescent Rugby Players on English, Afrikaans and Xhosa Adolescent Rugby Players using the ImPACT Neurocognitive Screening Test. (24-27 October, 2013). Paper presented in Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (Chair). Is Rugby bad for your Intellect? Neuropsychological Research Outcomes within the South African Sports Concussion Arena. Symposium convened for presentation at the 15th Biennial Congress of the South African Sports Medicine Association International Congress of Psychology, Wild Coast Sun, Durban, South Africa

     

    RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

     

    1. Neurocognitive profiles of patients with Multiple Sclerosis using the ImPACT test.  Study being conducted for the purposes of a Masters thesis in the Department of Psychology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, in collaboration with Tygerberg Hospital and the University of Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa.

     

    1. ImPACT neurocognitive test profiles of University students at various levels of Alcohol use tested at three test intervals over a one year study period. Study being conducted for the purposes of a Masters thesis in the Department of Psychology at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.

     

    1. Prospective study of ImPACT baseline test profiles of adolescent players of rugby union over a seven year annual test-retest period. Study being conducted for the purposes of a Masters thesis in the Department of Psychology, at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.

     

    1. Factor analysis of ImPACT baseline test profiles of adolescent players of rugby union over a seven year annual test-retest period. Study being conducted for the purposes of a doctoral thesis at Massey University, Auckland New Zealand, in collaboration with the Department of Psychology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.

      TEST NORMING/ CROSS CULTURAL CONTRIBUTIONS

      JOURNAL ARTICLES

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Kemp, R., Rust, A., Muirhead, J., Hartman, N., & Radloff, S.  (2004),  Cross-cultural effects on IQ test performance: A review and preliminary normative indications on WAIS-III test performance.  Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology26(7), 903-920.

      Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Donnelly, M.J.R., Reid, I., & Radloff, S.E.  (2004).  A cross-cultural study with culture fair normative indications on WAIS-III Digit Symbol—Incidental Learning. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology­26(7), 921-932.

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (2006). Pitfalls in the practitioner use of the WAIS-III in the South African context. Part II. Proceedings of the 10th National Conference of the South African Clinical Neuropsychological Association  (SACNA). (CD compilation of  keynote presentations by invitation).

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Whitefield-Alexander, V.J.,  Radloff,  S.E., Taylor,  A.M., Lovell, M.R. (2009).  Computerized neuropsychological profiles of South African versus United States athletes: A basis for commentary on cross-cultural norming issues in the sports concussion arena.  The Physician and Sports Medicine, 37(4), 45-51.

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (2010, September).   Practitioner guidelines for career counselling in light of cross-cultural influences on WAIS-III IQ test performance.  Journal of Psychology in Africa, Guest Issue, 20(3), 413- 419

       Fike, L., Knoetze, J.J., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Radloff, S.E.(2012). Normative indicators for Xhosa speaking unskilled workers on the Wechsler Memory Scale Associate Learning and Visual Reproduction subtests.  Journal of Psychology in Africa, 22(3),323-332.

       Andrews, K., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Radloff, S.E. (2012).  Normative indications for Xhosa speaking unskilled workers on the Trail Making and Stroop Tests.  Journal of Psychology in Africa, 22(3), 333-342.

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (2012). Guidelines for the Use of the WAIS-IV with WAIS-III Cross-cultural Normative Indications.  South African  Journal of Psychology, Special Issue on Cognitive Science and Neuropsychology in Southern Africa, 42(3), 2012, 399-410.

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (In press, 2014).Four fatal flaws of brain injury assessment in the cross-cultural context.  Journal of Psychology in Africa, 24 (5).

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., de Kock, H., & Radloff, S.E. (In press,2014).  Normative indications for Xhosa speaking unskilled workers on the Rey Complex Figure Copy and Recall tests.   Journal of Psychology in Africa, 24 (6).

       Da Silva, A., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Steele, G., & Radloff, S.E. (2014).  Normative indications for Xhosa speaking unskilled workers on Hand Motor and Verbal Fluency tests. Manuscript in preparation for  Journal of Psychology in Africa.

       Wong, A. Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., & Radloff, S.E. (2014).  Malingering cut-off points for Xhosa speaking unskilled workers on a series of malingering and commonly employed cognitive tests.  Manuscript in preparation for  Journal of Psychology in Africa.

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. & Horsman, S.M.  (2014). Cross-cultural child and adult norms for the Digit Symbol-Coding Incidental Learning test.   Manuscript in preparation for the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.

       

      BOOK CHAPTERS

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Van der Merwe, A.S., van Tonder, P. & Radloff, S.E.  (2013). WISC-1V test performance in the South African context: A collation of cross-cultural norms.  In: K.Cockcroft & S. Laher (Eds.) Psychological Assessment in South Africa: Research and Applications. (pp. 33-47). Johannesburg: Wits Press.

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B.,  Gaylard, E.K., & Radloff, S.E. (2013).  WAIS-III test performance in the South African context: Refinement  of an existing cross-cultural normative database. In: K.Cockcroft & S. Laher (Eds.) Psychological Assessment in South Africa: Research and Applications. (pp. 17-32). Johannesburg: Wits Press.

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, AB. &  Van der Merwe, A.S. (In press).  WISC-IV and WAIS-III South African cross-cultural normative data stratified for quality of education.   In: Richard F. Ferraro (Ed.) Minority and Cross Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition.  Lisse, The Netherlands:  Swets and Zeitlinger.  

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B. (In press). The interpretation of WAIS-IV brain injury test protocols for South African Xhosa speaking individuals using WAIS-III cross-cultural norms.  In: Richard F. Ferraro (Ed.) Minority and Cross Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition.  Lisse, The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger.  

       

      CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

      INTERNATIONAL

        AB Shuttleworth-Edwards, VJ Whitefield, SE Radloff, AM Taylor, MR Lovell. (2008, October). Baseline neuropsychological profiles of South African Rugby versus American football players from 11 to 21 years.  Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Sports Concussion, Zurich, Switzerland.

      Godlo, T., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., van Ommen, C & Radloff, S. E. (2012, 22-27 July). Preliminary normative data on Xhosa-speaking high school learners on the ImPACT programme. Paper presented in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards (Chair), Current research outcomes on computerized neurocognitive screening within the South African sports concussion arena. Symposium convened at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.

       Horsman, M., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Smith, I. & Radloff, S.E. (2012, 22-27 July). Normative data for adolescent rugby players on the Afrikaans version of the ImPACT programme.  Paper presented in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards (Chair), Current research outcomes on computerized neurocognitive screening within the South African sports concussion arena. Symposium convened at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, AB. (2012, 22-27 July).   Use of the Wechsler intelligence tests in the South African context:  A review of WISC-IV and WAIS-III cross-cultural normative data.  Paper presented in T.Oakland and E. Mpofu (Chairs), Invited Symposium on Test Development in African Countries convened at the International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.

       Pienaar, I. & Shuttleworth-Edwards, AB.  (2014, 8-13 July).  A review of WISC-IV, WAIS-III  and WAIS-IV cross-cultural normative data.  Paper presented in Truter, S. (Chair),  Cross-Cultural Neuropsychological Assessments and their Forensic Implications.  Symposium convened at the International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP), Palais de Congres, Paris, France.

       LOCAL

       Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Van der Merwe, A., Radloff, S.E. (March, 2010). Cross-cultural comparisons of WAIS-III AND WISC-IV test performance: A collation of norms and their practical application. Paper presented  in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards and K. Thomas (Chairs), Test development in the South African cross-cultural arena:  Comparative normative data for the WAIS-III, WISC-IV and selected neuropsychological tests’. Symposium held at the 12th Biennial South African Neuropsychological Society (SACNA) Conference, Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, Fourways, Johannesburg.

       Horsman, S., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Radloff, S.E. (March, 2010). Cross-cultural comparisons of performance for WAIS-III AND WISC-IV Digit Symbol Coding Incidental Learning: Norms and their practical application. Paper presented  in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards and K. Thomas (Chairs), Test development in the South African cross-cultural arena:  Comparative normative data for the WAIS-III, WISC-IV and selected neuropsychological tests. Symposium held at the 12th Biennial South African Neuropsychological Society (SACNA) Conference, Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, Fourways, Johannesburg.

       Andrews, K., Wong, A.J, Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Radloff, S.E. (March, 2010).Normative indications for Xhosa-speaking unskilled workers on the Trail Making Test and the Stroop Test. Paper presented  in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards and K. Thomas (Chairs), Test development in the South African cross-cultural arena:  Comparative normative data for the WAIS-III, WISC-IV and selected neuropsychological tests. Symposium held at the 12th Biennial South African Neuropsychological Society (SACNA) Conference, Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, Fourways, Johannesburg.

       Fike, L., Knoetze, J., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., and Radloff, S.E. (March, 2010).  Cross-cultural normative indicators for a Black, IsiXhosa speaking population without tertiary education on WMS Visual and Verbal Memory subtests.  Paper presented  in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards and K. Thomas (Chairs), Test development in the South African cross-cultural arena:  Comparative normative data for the WAIS-III, WISC-IV and selected neuropsychological tests. Symposium held at the 12th Biennial South African Neuropsychological Society (SACNA) Conference, Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, Fourways, Johannesburg.

       Wong, A.J., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Radloff, S.E. (March, 2010).Normative Indicators for a Black, Xhosa speaking population without tertiary education on four tests used to assess malingering.Paper presented  in A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards and K. Thomas (Chairs), Test development in the South African cross-cultural arena:  Comparative normative data for the WAIS-III, WISC-IV and selected neuropsychological tests. Symposium held at the 12th Biennial South African Neuropsychological Society (SACNA) Conference, Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, Fourways, Johannesburg.

       Klopper, C.C., Pienaar, I., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., and Radloff, S. WAIS-IV versus WAIS-III normative indications for Xhosa speaking individuals with disadvantaged Grade 12 education. (7-9 August 2014).  Paper presented at the South African Clinical Neuropsychological Association (SACNA) 14th Biennial Conference, Wanderers Club, Illovo, Johannesburg.

       Pienaar, I., Klopper C.C., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., and Radloff, S.

      Utility of substitute WAIS-IV subtests on IQ and Index score calculations of educationally disadvantaged Xhosa speaking adults. (7-9 August 2014). Paper presented at the South African Clinical Neuropsychological Association (SACNA) 14th Biennial Conference, Wanderers Club, Illovo, Johannesburg.

       WORKSHOPS/ SYMPOSIUMS

       Pitfalls in the use of the WAIS-III in the South African context.  Workshop convened jointly with Professor Cheryl Foxcroft, at the 10th National Conference of the South African Clinical Neuropsychological Association  (SACNA), Cape Town, February, 2006.

       Cross-cultural norms for the WAIS-III and WISC-IV and their clinical application. 

           Workshop presented at the South African Neuropsychological Society (SACNA),

           Eastern Cape Division, Grahamstown, 31 May 2008.

      South African Cross-cultural Normative Data for the WAIS-III, WISC-IV and Selected Neuropsychological Tests.  Workshop presented under the auspices of the Neuropsychology/Forensic Division of the Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA), at the 15th South African Psychology Conference, International Convention Centre, Cape Town, August, 2009.

      Test development in the South African cross-cultural arena:  Comparative normative data for the WAIS-III, WISC-IV and selected neuropsychological tests. Symposium presented jointly with Dr Kevin Thomas of the University of Cape Town Department of Psychology, at the 12th Biennial South African Neuropsychological Society (SACNA) Conference, Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, Fourways, Johannesburg, 10 – 12 March, 2010.

       Psychometric Assessment in the South African Cross-cultural Context: Preliminary Normative Data and their Application. Workshops held as educational initiatives of the South African Clinical Neuropsychological Association (SACNA) at The River Club, Observatory, Cape Town; the Wanderers Club, Illovo, Johannesburg, and the International  Convention Centre (ICC) Durban, on 6 May, 15 May and 20 September 2014, respectively.

     

     

     

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