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Jamie Twaite, Ph.D.

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology (Member, APPCN), Neuropsychology Division, Department of Psychology, Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut

Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology - Adult Neuropsychology Track (APA Accredited), Department of Behavioral Health, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology - Neuropsychology Emphasis (APA accredited), The Graduate Center - City University of New York (CUNY)           

M.Phil., Psychology, The Graduate Center - City University of New York, New York, New York

M.A., Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York

B.A., Biology, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, New York

Supervised Clinical Training

Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 

Predoctoral Internship (APA Accredited), Neuropsychology Division, Department of Behavioral Health, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI

Neuropsychology Extern, Neuropsychology Division, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Southside Hospital, Northwell Health, Bay Shore, NY

Neuropsychology Extern, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VA NY Harbor Health Care System, Manhattan Campus, New York, NY

Neuropsychology Extern, Neuropsychology Division of Epilepsy & Sleep, Columbia University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Psychology Extern, Queens College Psychological Center, Queens College, Flushing, NY 

Publications

Twaite, J. T., Murray, E, McCabe, D., Creighton, J., Teague, E.B., Goldstein, M., and Borod, J.C. (2014).  Aprosodia (Update).  In S. Gilman (Editor-in-Chief), MedLink NeurologySan Diego, CA: MedLink Corporation. Available at www.medlink.com

Bono, A., Meltzer, E. P., Twaite, J. T., Krause, W. H., Scorpio, K. A., Kim, S. M., Stafford, R. S., Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (in press). Aprosodia (Update). In S. Gilman (Editor-in-Chief), MedLink Neurology. San Diego, CA: MedLink Corporation. Available at www.medlink.com

McCabe, D., Creighton, J., Twaite, J. T., Teague, E.B., Spielman J., Scorpio, K., Goldstein, M., Ramig, L., and Borod, J.C. (2011).  Aprosodia (Update).  In S. Gilman (Editor-in-Chief), MedLink NeurologySan Diego, CA: MedLink Corporation.  Available at www.medlink.com

McCabe, D., Creighton, J., Twaite, J. T., Teague, E.B., Goldstein, M., and Borod, J.C. (2010). Aprosodia.  In S. Gilman (Editor-in-Chief), MedLink NeurologySan Diego, CA: MedLink Corporation.  Available at www.medlink.com

Meltzer, E. P., Twaite, J. T., Nakhutina, L., Borod, J., & Bender, H. (in press). Transient global amnesia (update). In J. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, & B. Caplan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of clinical neuropsychology (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Science & Business Media, LLC.

Myers, T. E., Twaite, J. T., Meltzer, E. P., Teague, E. B., Murray, E. M., & Borod, J. C. (2012). Emotion lateralization: Theories, paradigms, and processing modes. In T. Dutta, M. K. Mandal, & S. Kumar (Eds.), Bias in human behavior (pp. 229-274). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Teague, E. B., Meltzer, E. P., Stafford, R., Twaite, J. T., Filangeri, C., Borod, J. C. Emotions/social neuropsychology.

In W. Barr & L. Bieliauskas (Eds.), Oxford history of clinical neuropsychology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Presentations

Twaite, J. T., Bokhari, H. A., Bono, A. D., Stafford, R. J., Aronova, E., Golde, S. D., Storbeck, J. L., & Borod, J. C. (2017, February 3). Examining relationships between basic emotion perception and musical training in the prosodic, facial, and lexical channels of communication and in music Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 45th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Twaite, J. T., Bono, A.D., Bokhari, H. A., Stafford, R., Aronova, E., Golde, S. D., Storbeck, J. L., & Borod, J. C.

(2015, February). Intellectual and Cognitive Performance of Musicians and Healthy Controls: Differences on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and Other Measures. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 43rd Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Twaite, J. T., Bono, A.D., Bokhari, H. A., Stafford, R., Aronova, E., Golde, S. D., Storbeck, J. L., Borod, J. C. (2015, February). Musical training is associated with lower levels of alexithymia. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 43rd Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Twaite, J. T., Borod, J. C., Lubomski, M., Spielman, J. L., Savage, K. R., & Ramig, L. O. (2013, February). A new measure to assess subjective emotional experience and application to Parkinson’s disease (PD). Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 41st Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI.   

Alterescu, K., Murray, E. M., Halfacre, M. M., Twaite, J. T., Scorpio, K. A., Savage, K. R., Spielman, J. L., Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (2013, February). Facial emotional expressivity following voice treatments in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 41st Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI.

Alterescu, K., Murray, E. M., Halfacre, M. M., Twaite, J., Scorpio, K. A., Kahn, M., Savage, K. R.,

Spielman, J. L., Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (2013, October). The effect of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT®) on facial emotional expression (frequency, variability, & intensity) in Parkinson's disease and healthy control participants. Paper presented at Neuropsychology Research Day, Department of Psychology, Queens College of CUNY, Flushing, NY.

Bono, A. D., Alterescu, K., Halfacre, M. M., Murray, E. M., Twaite, J. T., Scorpio, K. A., Stafford, R. J., Spielman, J. L., Ramig, L.O., & Borod, J. C. (2017, February 3). Outcomes and predictors of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT LOUD) on facial mobility and emotional expressivity in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 45th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Bono, A. D., Halfacre, M. M., Murray, E, M., Alterescu, K., Twaite, J. T., Scorpio, K. A., Stafford, R. J., Spielman, J. L, Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (2016, February). Evaluation of facial emotional expression: Parkinson’s disease and gender effects. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 45th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Bono, A. D., Murray, E. M., Halfacre, M. M., Alterescu, K., Twaite, J. T., Scorpio, K. A., Stafford, R. J., L, Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (2016, June). The effect of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT®) on facial expressivity in Parkinson's disease (PD): Outcomes and Predictors. Poster presented at the 2016 Voice Foundation 45th Annual Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

Bono, A. D., Scorpio, K. A., Stafford, R. J., Halfacre, M. M., Murray, E. M., Twaite, J. T., Alterescu, K., Spielman, J. L., Halpern, A., Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (2018, October). Effects of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT LOUD ®) on facial expressivity in individuals with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) as a function of emotional valence. Poster accepted for presentation at the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Hong Kong, China.

Bono, A. D., Twaite, J. T., Islam, R., Scorpio, K. A., Stafford, R. J., Murray, E. M., Halfacre, M. M., Alterescu, K., Spielman, J. L., Halpern, A., Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (2017, February 3). Facial expressivity and depression in Parkinson’s disease (PD) with lateralized motor impairment onset. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 45th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Bono, A. D., Twaite, J. T., Stafford, R. J., Murray, E. M., Alterescu, K., Halfacre, M. M., Scorpio, K. A.,

Spielman, J. L., Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (2015, February). Demographic and clinical predictors of facial expressivity improvement for individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) receiving the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT). Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 43rd Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Finley, K., Borod, J.C., Kluger, A., Savage, K., Bhatt, K., Twaite, J.T., Myers, T., Hall, S.J., Pick, L., Schmidt, J.M., Sliwinski, M., & Brickman, A. (2011, August).  Associations among demographic characteristics and control measures in emotion perception Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Halfacre, M. M., Bono, A. D., Alterescu, K., Murray, E. M., Twaite, J. T., Scorpio, K. A., Salim, G., Savage, K. R., Spielman, J. L., Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (2016, February). The effect of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) on facial mobility, social engagement, and emotional experience in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 44th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Islam, R., L, Bono, A. D., Scorpio, K. A., Stafford, R. J., Twaite, J. T., Murray, E. M., Halfacre, M. M., Alterescu, K., Spielman, J. L., Halpern, A., Ramig, L. O., & Borod, J. C. (2018, February). Unilateral motor-symptom onset in Parkinson’s disease related to facial emotional expression: Right-hemisphere, valence, and motoric direction hypotheses. Poster to be presented at the meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Washington, D.C.

Krause, W. H., Myers, T. E., Savage, K. R., Finley, K., Twaite, J. T., Stafford, R. J., Holtzman, M., Shevtsova, O., & Borod, J. C. (2016, February). Validity and utility of novel primary emotions in multichannel emotion perception tasks. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 44th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Myers, T. E., Savage, K. R., Finley, K., Twaite, J. T., Krause, W. H., Storbeck, J., & Borod, J. C. (2016, February). The “In-Group Advantage” for perceiving emotion across demographic groups and communication channels. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 44th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Savage, K. R., Borod, J. C., Brickman, A. M., Foldi, N. S., Finley, K., Kluger, A., Bhatt, K., Twaite, J. T., & Myers, T. (2013, February).  Age differences in the perception of discrete emotions. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 41st Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI.

Spielman, J., Dumer, A., Halfacre, M., Borod, J., Alterescu, K., Halpern, A., Oster, H., Murray, E., Rabin, L., Twaite, J., Scorpio, K., Savage, K., & Ramig, L. O. (2012, June). The impact of Intensive Voice Treatment (LSVT LOUD) vs. Intensive Articulation Treatment (LSVT ARTIC) on facial expression in Parkinson disease. Poster presented at the Voice Foundation’s 41st Annual Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

Teague, E. B., Savage, K. R., Dziobek, I. Twaite, J.T., Sullivan, L., and Borod, J. C. (2010, February). The Cognitive and Emotional Empathy Questionnaire: Factor structure and psychometric properties.  Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 38th Annual Meeting, Acapulco, Mexico.