Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Vicki Anderson

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Anderson, V., Northam, E., & Wrennall, J. (2019) Developmental neuropsychology: A clinical approach. Second Edition. London: Taylor and Francis.

Anderson, V., Spencer-Smith, M. & Wood, A. (2011). Do children really recover better? Neurobehavioural plasticity after early brain insult. Brain, 134(8) 2197-2221

Anderson, V., Catroppa, C., Morse, S., Haritou, F. & Rosenfeld, J. (2005). Functional plasticity or vulnerability after early brain injury? Pediatrics, 116(6), 1374-1382

Anderson, V., Darling, S., Mackay, M., Monagle, P., Greenham, M., Cooper, A., Hunt, R.W., Hearps, S., Gordon, A.L. (2020). Cognitive resilience following paediatric stroke: biological and environmental predictors. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 25, 52-58, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpn/2019.11011.

Stukas, S., Higgins, V.…. Anderson, V., Adeli, K., Hutchison, J., Wellington, C (2019) Characterization of Serum Total Tau Following Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: a case-control study. The Lancet Child And Adolescent Health, 3(8), 558-567.




Anderson, V., & Beauchamp, M.H. (Eds). (2012). Developmental Social Neuroscience and Childhood Brain Insult: Theory and Practice.

Beauchamp, M. & Anderson, V. (2010). SOCIAL: An integrative framework for the development at social skills. Psychological Bulletin, 136(1), 39-64.

Anderson, V, Hearps, S, Catroppa, C., Beauchamp, M, & Ryan, N (2022). What predicts persisting social impairment following pediatric traumatic brain injury: Contribution of a biopsychosocial approach. Psychological Medicine, DOI: 10.1017/S0033291722000186

Ryan, N.P., Catroppa, C., Hughes, N., Painter, F., Hearps, S., Beauchamp, M.H., Anderson, V. (2021) Executive Function Mediates the Prospective Association between Neurostructural Differences within the Central Executive Network and Anti-Social Behavior after Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Child Psychology And Psychiatry, 62(9), 1150-1161. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.13385

Ryan, N.P., Catroppa, C., Beare, R., Silk, T, Hearps, S., Beauchamp, M.H., Yeates, K.O., Anderson, V. (2017). Uncovering the Neuroanatomical Correlates of Cognitive, Affective, and Conative Theory of Mind in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Neural Systems Perspective. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 12(9), 1414-1427 DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsx066

Greenham, M., Anderson, V., Hearps, S., Ditchfield, M., Coleman, L., Mackay, M.T., Monagle, P., Gordon, A.L. (2017). Psychosocial function in the first year following childhood stroke. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(10), 1027-1033, doi: 10.1111/dmcn.13387



Hearps, S.J.C., Takagi, M., Babl, F.E., Bressan, S., Truss, K., Davis, G.A., Godfrey, C., Clarke, C., Doyle, M., Rausa, V., Dunne, K., Anderson, V. (2017). Validation of a Score to Determine Time to Postconcussive Recovery. Pediatrics, 139(2), e20162003 DOI: 10.1542/peds.2016-2003

Truss, K., Godfrey, C., Takagi, M., Babl, F.E., Bressan, S., Hearps, S., Clarke, C., Dunne, K., Anderson, V. (2017). Trajectories and Risk Factors for Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms Following Pediatric Concussion. Journal of Neurotrauma, 34(14), 2272-2279

Gornall, A., Takagi, M., Morawakage, T., Liu, X., Anderson, V. (2021) Mental health after paediatric concussion: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 55(18), 1048-1058. DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103548

Anderson, V., Davis, G., Takagi, M., Dunne, K., Clarke, C., Anderson, N., Rausa, V., Doyle, M., Parkin, G., Truss, K., Thompson, E., Bressan, S., Hearps, S., Babl, F. (2020). Trajectories and predictors of physician-determined recovery after child concussion. Journal of Neurotrauma, 37, 1392-1400, DOI: 10.1089/neu.2019.6683.

Anderson, V., Rausa, V.C., Anderson, N., Parkin, G., Clarke, C., Davies, K., McKinlay, A., Crichton, A., Davis, G.A., Dalziel, K., Dunne, K., Barnett, P., Hearps, S.J.C., Takagi, M., Babl, F. (2021). Protocol for a randomized clinical trial of multimodal post-concussion symptom treatment and recovery: The Concussion Essentials Study. BMJ Open, 11(2), e041458, DOI: \


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Muscara, F., McCarthy, M.C., Hearps, S.J.C., Nicholson, J.M., Burke, K., Dimovski, A., Darling, S., Rayner, M., Anderson, V.A. (2018). Trajectories of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Parents of Children with a Serious Childhood Illness or Injury. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 43(10), 1072-1082, DOI: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsy035

Muscara, F., McCarthy, M.C., Rayner, M., Nicholson, J.M., Dimovski, A., McMillan, L., Hearps, S.J.C., Yamada, J., Burke, K., Walser, R., Anderson, V.A. (2020) Effect of a Videoconference-Based Online Group Intervention for Traumatic Stress in Parents of Children with Life-threatening illness. A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open. 3(7), e208507 DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.8507.

Hearps, SJC, Darling, SJ, Catroppa, C, Payne, JM, Haritou, F, Beauchamp, MH, Muscara, F, Anderson, VA. The Paediatric Evaluation of Emotions, Relationships, and Socialisation Questionnaire (PEERS-Q): development and validation of a parent-report questionnaire of social skills for children. Australian Journal of Psychology 73(4) : 523 -534 2021

Thompson, E.J., Beauchamp, M.H., Darling, S.J., Hearps, S.J.C., Brown, A., Charalambous, G., Crossley, L., Darby, D., Dooley, J.J., Greenham, M., Jaimangal, M., McDonald, S., Muscara, F., Turkstra, L., and Anderson, V.A. (2018). Protocol for a prospective school-based standardization study of a digital social skills assessment tool for children: The Paediatric Evaluation of Emotions, Relationships, and Socialisation (PEERS) Study. BMJ Open, 8(2), e016633 DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016633