Kenneth Podell, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Areas Of Expertise

Neuroscience Neuropsychology Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Statements of Agreement from the Targeted Evaluation and Active Management (TEAM) Approaches to Treating Concussion Meeting Held in Pittsburgh, October 15-16, 2015
Collins, MW, Kontos, AP, Okonkwo, DO, Almquist, J, Bailes, J, Barisa, M, Bazarian, J, Bloom, OJ, Brody, DL, Cantu, R, Cardenas, J, Clugston, J, Cohen, R, Echemendia, R, Elbin, RJ, Ellenbogen, R, Fonseca, J, Gioia, G, Guskiewicz, K, Heyer, R, Hotz, G, Iverson, GL, Jordan, B, Manley, G, Maroon, J, McAllister, T, McCrea, M, Mucha, A, Pieroth, E, Podell, K, Pombo, M, Shetty, T, Sills, A, Solomon, G, Thomas, DG, Valovich McLeod, TC, Yates, T & Zafonte, R 2016, Neurosurgery, vol 79, no. 6, pp. 912-929. DOI:

Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on non-veridical decision making
Tulviste, J, Goldberg, E, Podell, K & Bachmann, T 2016, Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, vol 76, no. 3, pp. 182-191.

Influence of age and location of ictal onset on postoperative outcome in patients with localization-related epilepsy
Patra, S, Elisevich, K, Podell, K, Schultz, L, Gaddam, S, Smith, B & Spanaki-Varelas, M 2014, British Journal of Neurosurgery, vol 28, no. 1, pp. 61-67. DOI:

How the brain deals with novelty and ambiguity: Implications for neuroaesthetics
Goldberg, E, Funk, BA & Podell, K 2012, Rendiconti Lincei, vol 23, no. 3, pp. 227-238. DOI:

Affective Symptoms in Early-Onset Dementia
Podell, K & Torres, K 2011, Neurologic Clinics, vol 29, no. 1, pp. 99-114. DOI:

Neuropsychological assessment in traumatic brain injury
Podell, K, Gifford, K, Bougakov, D & Goldberg, E 2010, Psychiatric Clinics of North America, vol 33, no. 4, pp. 855-876. DOI:

When East Meets West: Systematizing Luria's Approach to Executive Control Assessment
Podell, K 2010, . in Lurias Legacy in the 21st Century. Oxford University Press. DOI:

Developing a spatial analogue of the reliable digit span
Ylioja, SG, Baird, AD & Podell, K 2009, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, vol 24, no. 8, pp. 729-739. DOI:

Multi-area integrated E/MEG and fMRI modeling
Babajani-Feremi, A, Bowyer, S, Moran, J, Elisevich, K, Podell, K & Soltanian-Zadeh, H 2009, . in Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. vol. 7262, 72621V, Medical Imaging 2009: Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging, Lake Buena Vista, FL, United States, 8-10 February. DOI:

Ethnic differences in functional and neuropsychological test performance in older adults
Baird, AD, Ford, M & Podell, K 2007, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, vol 22, no. 3, pp. 309-318. DOI:

Measurement of symptoms following sports-related concussion: Reliability and normative data for the post-concussion scale
Lovell, MR, Iverson, GL, Collins, MW, Podell, K, Johnston, KM, Pardini, D, Pardini, J, Norwig, J & Maroon, JC 2006, Applied Neuropsychology, vol 13, no. 3, pp. 166-174. DOI:

Sensitivity and specificity of the ImPACT Test Battery for concussion in athletes
Schatz, P, Pardini, JE, Lovell, MR, Collins, MW & Podell, K 2006, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, vol 21, no. 1, pp. 91-99. DOI:

Altered adaptive but not veridical decision-making in substance dependent individuals
Verdejo-García, AJ, Vilar-López, R, Pérez-García, M, Podell, K & Goldberg, E 2006, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, vol 12, no. 1, pp. 90-99. DOI:

Recovery from mild concussion in high school athletes
Lovell, MR, Collins, MW, Iverson, GL, Field, M, Maroon, JC, Cantu, R, Podell, K, Powell, JW, Belza, M & Fu, FH 2003, Journal of Neurosurgery, vol 98, no. 2, pp. 296-301.

Standard measures of executive function in predicting instrumental activities of daily living in older adults
Bell-McGinty, S, Podell, K, Franzen, M, Baird, AD & Williams, MJ 2002, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol 17, no. 9, pp. 828-834. DOI:

97. The assessment of echopraxia as a component of executive control deficit in traumatic brain injury
Podell, K, Wisniewski, K & Lovell, MR 2001, Brain and Cognition, vol 47, no. 1-2, pp. 349-353.

Complex real-world functioning and neuropsychological test performance in older adults
Baird, A, Podell, K, Lovell, M & McGinty, SB 2001, Clinical Neuropsychologist, vol 15, no. 3, pp. 369-379. DOI:

Cerebral concussion in athletes: Evaluation and neuropsychological testing
Maroon, JC, Lovell, MR, Norwig, J, Podell, K, Powell, JW & Hartl, R 2000, Neurosurgery, vol 47, no. 3, pp. 659-672.

Adaptive decision making, ecological validity, and the frontal lobes
Goldberg, E & Podell, K 2000, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, vol 22, no. 1, pp. 56-68.

Adaptive versus Veridical Decision Making and the Frontal Lobes
Goldberg, E & Podell, K 1999, Consciousness and Cognition, vol 8, no. 3, pp. 364-377. DOI: