Kenneth Podell, PhD

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


kpodell@houstonmethodist.org
Areas Of Expertise

Neuroscience Neuropsychology Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Publications

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:

Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in above average and superior school children: Relationship to intelligence and age
Arffa, S, Lovell, M, Podell, K & Goldberg, E 1998, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, vol 13, no. 8, pp. 713-720. DOI:

Neurobehaviour rounds and interdisciplinary education in neurology and psychiatry
Matthews, MK, Koenigsberg, R, Schindler, B, Podell, K, Ramchandani, D, Blank, NK, Lamden, R & Nunez, A 1998, Medical Education, vol 32, no. 1, pp. 95-99. DOI: