Kerns, Kimberly

Contact

Phone number: (250) 721-7553
Email: kkerns@uvic.ca
Department: Psychology

Research description:

My research interests are in developmental and pediatric clinical neuropsychology.
Particular areas of interest include aspects of cognitive processing such as attention, executive functions, and memory.
Clinical populations of interest are children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), ADHD, acquired brain injury, and Down Syndrome. My clinical interests are in learning approaches and pediatric cognitive rehabilitation as well as child & family social and emotional functioning.

Health related research:

Most of my research involves investigation into the cognitive abilities of children with various developmental disorders.

International research:

Collaborator on an MRI/S study on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome with faculty at University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

Countries lived or worked in:

The United States

Software development

Involvement in creation/testing of virtual reality software for assessment of disorders such as ADHD and for creation of computer based cognitive rehabilitiation software.


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