Arthur L. Benton

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 
vision, visuoconstruction, tactile, aphasia, neuropsychology
"Arthur Benton"

Arthur Lester Benton, Ph.D., (October 16, 1909 - December 27, 2006) was a neuropsychologist and Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Psychology at the University of Iowa. He received his A.B. from Oberlin College in 1931, his A.M. from Oberlin College in 1933 and his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1935. He established a Neuropsychology Laboratory in the Neurology Department at the University of Iowa School of Medicine in 1958; the lab remains and now bears his name. He was the author of numerous books and the creator of a number of neuropsychological testing instruments. (American Psychologist, 1979, p.59)

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Eslinger PJ, Flaherty-Craig CV, Benton AL. (2004) Developmental outcomes after early prefrontal cortex damage. Brain and Cognition. 55: 84-103
Benton A. (2003) Recollections of a part-time amateur neurohistorian Journal of the History of the Neurosciences. 12: 25-33
Coman E, Moses JA, Kraemer HC, et al. (2002) Interactive influences on BVRT performance level: geriatric considerations. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology : the Official Journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists. 17: 595-610
Benton A. (2002) Otto Wernicke on developmental dyslexia Journal of the History of the Neurosciences. 11: 278-281
Rey GJ, Feldman E, Hernandez D, et al. (2001) Application of the multilingual aphasia examination-spanish in the evaluation of Hispanic patients post closed-head trauma. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. 15: 13-8
Faustman WO, Moses JA, Fleming Ficek SK, et al. (2001) Visuoperceptual test performance in schizophrenia: evaluating the component processes of visual memory. Schizophrenia Research. 48: 369-70
Ng VW, Eslinger PJ, Williams SC, et al. (2000) Hemispheric preference in visuospatial processing: a complementary approach with fMRI and lesion studies. Human Brain Mapping. 10: 80-6
Coman E, Moses JA, Kraemer HC, et al. (1999) Geriatric performance on the Benton Visual Retention Test: demographic and diagnostic considerations. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. 13: 66-77
Rey GJ, Feldman E, Rivas-Vazquez R, et al. (1999) Neuropsychological test development and normative data on Hispanics Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 14: 593-601
Winegarden BJ, Yates BL, Moses JA, et al. (1998) Development of an optimally reliable short form for Judgment of Line Orientation Clinical Neuropsychologist. 12: 311-314
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