Richard F. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Professor, Department of Neurology
Director of Neuropsychology
Academic Office Location:
Psychiatry
University of Connecticut Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2103
Phone: (860) 679-3497
Fax: (860) 679-4077

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
Ph.D.University of ConnecticutPhysiological Psychology
M.A.University of Hartford Experimental Psychology
B.A.University of Connecticut Psychology

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicinePsychiatry

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
From the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Board of Directors for Years of Distinguished Service
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
National Cancer Institute special study section on Small Grants for Behavioral Research In Cancer Control Study SectionExternalNational2008
American Academy of Clinical NeuropsychologyProfessional/Scientific JournalSeries EditorExternalNational2007
American Academy of Clinical NeuropsychologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20032008
Guidelines for Documentation of Psychiatric Disabilities in Adolescents and Adult Educational Testing ServiceProfessional/Scientific JournalExternal ConsultantExternalNational2001
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and PsychiatryProfessional/Scientific JournalAd Hoc ReviewerExternalNational2001
Residency Oversight Committee, Department of Psychiatry UConn Health Center Education CommitteeMemberUConn Health CenterUniversity2001
University of Connecticut School of Medicine Council Education CommitteeMemberUConn Health CenterUniversity20012006
AddictionProfessional/Scientific JournalAd Hoc ReviewerExternalNational1999
American Academy of Clinical NeuropsychologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationDirector of Continuing EducationExternalNational19992008
Applied NeuropsychologyProfessional/Scientific JournalGuest EditorExternalNational1999
NeuropsychologyProfessional/Scientific JournalAd Hoc ReviewerExternalNational1999
Alcohol Research Center Steering Committee, Department of Psychiatry UConn Health Center Education CommitteeMemberUConn Health CenterUniversity1998
Executive Committee, Department of Psychiatry, UConn Health Center Education CommitteeMemberUConn Health CenterUniversity1998
Massachusetts Neuropsychological SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationPresidentExternalState19971998
Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance, Neuropsychology Workgroup Workshop/ConferenceMemberExternalState19961997
Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, Continuing Education Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationCo-Chairman ExternalState19961998
Annals of Behavioral MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalAd Hoc ReviewerExternalNational1995
Journal of the International Neuropsychological SocietyProfessional/Scientific JournalAd Hoc ReviewerExternalInternational1995
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Human Studies CommitteeResearch CommitteeMemberExternalState19951998
The National Institute for Psychobiology in IsraelProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational1995
Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, Board of DirectorsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState19941996
Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, Science CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairmanExternalState19921994
American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology Professional/Scientific OrganizationWork Sample ReviewerExternalNational1991
NeurologyProfessional/Scientific JournalAd Hoc ReviewerExternalNational1990
American Psychological AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1988
International Neuropsychological SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational1983
Cardiovascular Risk Factors, White Matter Disease and Cognition: A longitudinal StudyWorkshop/ConferenceMemberExternalNational

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Response inhibition and cognitive flexibility in schizophrenia with and without comorbid substance use disorder.
    Thoma, Patrizia; Wiebel, Burkhard; Daum, Irene (2007) Schizophrenia research 1-3 (92) 168-80
  • The avian hippocampus: evidence for a role in the development of the homing pigeon navigational map.
    Bingman, V P; Ioalé, P; Casini, G; Bagnoli, P (1990) Behavioral neuroscience 6 (104) 906-11
  • Benign Senescent Forgetfulness
    Kaplan, R.F. The Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Cancellation Tests
    Kaplan, R.F. The Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Complications: Cognitive
    Martin, P., Mathews, G. Kaplan, R.F. Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior
  • Effects of Drugs on Memory
    Izquierdo, I., McGaugh, J.L. and Kaplan, R.F. Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior
  • Extinction
    Kaplan, R.F. The Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Lyme Encephalopathy
    Kaplan, R.F. Encyclopedia of the Human Brain
  • Neurophysiological and Neuropsychological Concomitants of Brain Dysfunction in Alcoholics
    Becker, J.T. and Kaplan, R.F. Psychopathology and Addictive Disorders
  • Neuropsychological Aspects of Cerebrovascular Disease
    Cohen, R.A. and Kaplan, R.F. Current Review of Cerebrovascular Disease

Abstracts

  • "Brain training" improves cognitive performance and survival in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington's disease.
    Wood, Nigel I; Glynn, Dervila; Morton, A Jennifer (2011) Neurobiology of disease 3 (42) 427-37
  • Microglial activation in regions related to cognitive function predicts disease onset in Huntington's disease: a multimodal imaging study.
    Politis, Marios; Pavese, Nicola; Tai, Yen F; Kiferle, Lorenzo; Mason, Sarah L; Brooks, David J; Tabrizi, Sarah J; Barker, Roger A; Piccini, Paola (2011) Human brain mapping 2 (32) 258-70
  • Search patterns using the line bisection test for neglect.
    Kim, M; Anderson, J M; Heilman, K M (1997) Neurology 4 (49) 936-40
  • Alcohol Dependence and Reactivity to Alcohol Cues
    Cooney, N.L., Kaplan, R.F., Baker, L.H. and Gillespie, R.A. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (8) 86
  • Altered Insulin Response in Alcoholic Patients
    Dolinsky, Z., Morse, D., Kaplan, R.F. and Meyer, R. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (9) 84
  • Attention as a Multicomponent Process: Neuropsychological Validation
    Cohen, R.A. and Kaplan, R.F. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (15) 379
  • Autonomic and Cognitive Responses to Questions Related to Disease in Stroke Patients
    Meadows, M.-E. and Kaplan, R.F. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (15) 40
  • Awareness of Deficit After the Sodium Amobarbital (Wada) Test
    Kaplan, R.F., Meadows, M.-E., Cohen, R.A., Ehrenberg, B.L. and Bromfield, E.B. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (15) 383
  • Bilateral Polar Artery Thalamic Infarcts
    Kaplan, R.F., Estol, C.J., Damasio, H., Tettenborn, B. and Caplan, L.R. Neurology (41) 329
  • Cerebral Hypoperfusion in Lyme Encephalopathy: A Quantitative SPECT Study
    Logigian, E.L., Johnson, K.A., Becker, J.A., Kijewski, M.F. Kaplan, R.F. Holman, B.L. and Steere, A.C. Neurology (44) 186
  • CNS Infection and Memory Disturbance in Lyme Disease
    Kaplan, R.F., Jones, L.C., Meadows, M.-E., Logigian, E. and Steere, A.C. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (1) 347
  • Cognitive Functioning in Patients with Persistent Symptoms and a History of Lyme Disease: A Placebo Controlled Antibiotic Treatment Study
    Kaplan, R.F., Trevino, R., Johnson, G., Levy, L., Dornbush, R., Evans, J., Weinstein, A., Schmid, C., and Klempner, M. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (9) 244
  • Cognitive Recovery with Vitamin B12 Therapy: Evidence for a Specific Memory Deficit
    Kaplan, R.F., Meadows, M E., and Bromfield, E.B. Neurology (40) 229
  • Cognitive Reserve and MRI White Matter Hyperindensity in the Normal Elderly
    Kaplan, R.F., Cohen, R.A., Moscufo, N., Guttmann, C., Chasman, J., Buttaro, M., Pearlson, G. and Wolfson, L. The Clinical Neuropsychologist (21) 396
  • Cognitive Reserve in Huntington’s disease
    Springate, B.A., Papp, K.V. and Kaplan, R.F. The Clinical Neuropsychologist (25) 568
  • Diagnosing Adult ADHD: A Comparison of Two Continuous Performance Tests with a Symptom Checklist
    Craig, N., Kaplan, R.F. The Clinical Neuropsychologist (20) 191
  • Differentiating Perceptual and Motor Components in Neglect Using the Same Test Material
    Jones-Woodward, L., Kaplan, R.F., Gorn, L. and Liederman, J. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (2) 188
  • EEG Activity and Cognitive Dysfunction in Alcoholics: A Factor Analytical Approach
    Hoffman, M.J., Kaplan, R.F., Hesselbrock, M. and Reed, H.B.C. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (6) 468
  • EEG and Neuropsychological Test Performance on Long Term Abstinent Alcoholics
    Kaplan, R.F., Becker, J.T. and Yurko, K. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (6) 468
  • Effects of Changes in Stimulus Contingency on Visual Extinction
    Kaplan, R.F., Verfaellie, M., DeWitt, D.L. and Caplan, L. Neurology (39) 224
  • Enhanced Memory Assessment Using a PCA Amobarbital Test
    Kaplan, R.F., Meadows, M. E. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (14) 71
  • Ethanol Expectancy: Effects on Testosterone Levels
    Morse, D., Dolinsky, Z., Kaplan, R. and Meyer, R. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (9) 83
  • Hemispatial Neglect in a Letter Cancellation Test: Effects of Number of Distractors and Task Complexity
    Kaplan, R.F., Meadows, M E., Caplan, L.R., DeWitt, D. and Pessin, M. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (12) 408
  • Lateralization of Memory for the Physical Attributes of Objects: Evidence from the PCA Sodium Amobarbital Test
    Kaplan, R.F., Meadows, M.-E. and Verfaellie, M. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (14) 372
  • Neuropsychological Impairment in Lyme Disease
    Kaplan, R.F., Vincent, L.C., Meadows, M. E., Logigian, E.L. and Steere, A.C. The Clinical Neuropsychologist (4) 292
  • Predicting Relative Impairment from the Wechsler Test of Adult Reading (WTAR) and Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS) in a Sample of Normal Elderly Volunteers
    Boorstein, H. Chasman, J. Buttaro, M., Kaplan, R.F., and Wolfson, L. The Clinical Neuropsychologist (21) 385
  • Processing Speed and Fine Motor Control in the Old and Very Old
    Papp, K., Springate, B., Miner, D., Kaplan, R.F., and Wolfson, F. The Clinical Neuropsychologist (24) 597
  • Qualitative Differences in Nontargets can Reduce Visual Spatial Neglect in a Letter Cancellation Task
    Kaplan, R.F., Goldstein, T., Caplan, L.R., Cohen, R.A. and Kessler, H.R. Neurology (43) 344
  • Recovery of Speech Following Two Years of Anarthria
    Estol, C.J., Caplan, L.R. and Kaplan, R.F. Neurology (43) 235
  • Serial Assessment of Acute Stroke Using the NIH Stoke Scale
    Wityk, R.J., Pessin, M.S., Kaplan, R.F. and Caplan, L.R. Annals of Neurology (32) 240
  • The Effects of Occupation on Preserved Cognitive Functioning in Dementia
    Chasman, J., Kaplan, R.F. The Clinical Neuropsychologist (20) 199
  • Using the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS) to Identify Mild Cognitive Impairment
    Buttaro, M., Kaplan, R.F. The Clinical Neuropsychologist (20) 188
  • Visual Anomia and Visual Apraxia in a Patient with a Left Occipital Brain Lesion
    Kaplan, R.F., Verfaellie, M. and Caplan, L.R. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (12) 89
  • White Matter Abnormalities and Levels of Processing in the Normal Elderly
    Chasman, J., Springate, B., Preen, E., Young, K., Cohen, R.A., Moscufo, N., Guttmann, C., Kaplan, R.F., and Wolfson, L. The Clinical Neuropsychologist

Case Reports

  • Comparison of the Orienting Response During the Intracarotid and Posterior Cerebral Artery Amobarbital Tests: A Case Study
    Cohen, R.A., Kaplan, R.F., Meadows, M.-E., Kwan, E. and Ehrenberg, B.L. Neurocase (2) 93-98

Editorials

Letters

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
The Relationship of the P300 to Cognition in Male Adolescent Sons of Alcoholic FathersPosterInternational Neuropsychological Society2006Boston, Massachusetts
Diagnosing Adult ADHD: A Comparison of Two Continuous Performance Tests with a Symptom ChecklistPosterInternational Neuropsychological Society2006Boston, Massachusetts
Using the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS) to Identify Mild Cognitive Impairment PosterInternational Neuropsychological Society 2006Boston, Massachusetts
Mirtazapine and Sleepiness/Performance Measures in DepressionPosterWorld Federation of the Society of Biological Psychiatry 2005Vienna, Austria
Education and Neuropsychological Test Performance in DementiaPosterInternational Neuropsychological Society 2004Baltimore, Maryland
Predicating Reported Memory Loss in Post-Treatment Lyme DiseasePosterInternational Neuropsychological Society 2004Baltimore, Maryland
Cognitive Functioning in Patients with Persistent Symptoms and a History of Lyme Disease: A Placebo Controlled Antibiotic Treatment StudyTalkInternational Conference on Lyme Borreliosis 2002New York, New York
Related fMRI Activity with Conduct DisorderPosterAmerican Psychological Association2001San Francisco, California
Cognitive Ability in Offspring of Antisocial Personality Disorderd FathersTalkResearch Society on Alcoholism2001Montreal, Quebec
Neuropsychological Deficits in Lyme Disease, Fibromyalgia, and Related DisordersTalkInternational Neuropsychological Society Conference1999Boston, Massachusetts
Neurophysiological and Subjective Reactions to Alcohol in Nonalcoholic Men with a Family History of AlcoholismTalkWFSBP Biological Aspects of Non Psychotic Disorders 1989Jerusalem
EEG Abnormalities and Cognitive Dysfunction in AlcoholismTalkInternational Neuropsychological Society1985San Diego, California
Assessment of Drinking History in Alcoholics: A Validity StudyTalkInternational Conference on Treatment of Addictive Behaviors1984Edinburgh, Scotland
Alcohol Dependence and Reactivity to Alcohol CuesTalkCongress of Alcohol Dependence: The Family and Community1984Jerusalem, Israel
Cognitive Impairment, Severity of Dependence, and Family History in AlcoholismTalkInternational Neuropsychological Society1983Mexico City, Mexico
Autonomic Arousal to an Alcohol Stimuli and Expectancy of Receiving Alcohol in a Double Blind Placebo DesignTalkNCA/AMSA/RSA Medical Scientific Conference1983Houston, Texas
Spectral Analysis of the EEG and Neuropsychological Impairment in AlcoholismTalkAmerican Psychological Association1982Washington D.C.
Conditioning Factors in AlcoholismTalkSociety for Stimulus Properties of Drugs meeting1981San Francisco, California
Hippocampal Neurogenesis and the Ontogeny of Nesting Behavior in RatsTalkEastern Psychological Association1980Hartford, Connecticut
Uniqueness of Seriatim Fornix Septal Lesions in the Prevention of Septal HyperactivityTalkEastern Psychological Association1977Boston, Massachusetts
Infantile Stimulation Induces Brain Lateralization in RatsTalkSociety of Neuroscience1977Anaheim, California
Effect of Circadian Corticosteroid Fluctuation on Shuttle Box Avoidance LearningTalkAmerican Psychological Association1975Chicago, Illinois
Effects of Dominant/Subordinate Hierarchy on Shuttle Box Avoidance LearningTalkEastern Psychological Association1974Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Behavioral Effects of Hippocampal X IrradiationTalkSociety for Neuroscience1974St. Louis, Missouri