BOSKYDELL RESEARCH & WRITING
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Good research, meaningful synthesis, and clear presentation are key steps in many endeavors. At BoskyDell, increasing mastery of these steps has been a lifelong goal. The fruits of these efforts are listed below.
 


PUBLICATIONS, GRANT APPLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS BY TOPIC
Neuroscience (1981-1994)

Linguistics (1993-2006)

Politics (1997-2006)

Small Business Innovation Research Grants (SBIR Grants;1994-2011)

Software Help Systems

Fiction (under construction)
 


PUBLICATIONS IN NEUROSCIENCE (1981-1994)

Gallagher, M., Kapp, B.S., McNall, C.L.  & Pascoe, J.P.  Opiate effects in the amygdala central nucleus on heart rate conditioning in rabbits.  Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 14, 497-505, 1981.

Gallagher, M., Kapp, B.S., Pascoe, J.P., and Rapp, P.R.  A neuropharmacology of amygdala systems which contribute to learning and memory.  In Y.  Ben-Ari (Ed.), The Amygdaloid Complex:   INSERM Symposium No.  20.  Amsterdam:  Elsevier/North Holland Biomedical Press, pp. 343-354, 1981.

Gallagher, M., Kapp, B.S.  & Pascoe, J.P.   Enkephalin analogue effects in the amygdala central nucleus on conditioned heart rate.   Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 17, 217-222, 1982.

Pascoe, J.P., Gallagher, M.  & Kapp, B.S.  Benzodiazepine effects on heart rate conditioning in the rabbit. Psychopharmacology, 79, 256-261, 1983.

Kapp, B.S., Pascoe, J.P.  & Bixler, M.A.   The Amygdala:  a neuroanatomical systems approach to its contribution to aversive conditioning.   In L.R.  Squire and N.  Butters (Eds.), The Neuropsychology of Memory.  New York:  The Guilford Press, pp. 473-488, 1984.

Pascoe, J.P.  & Kapp, B.S.   Electrophysiological Characteristics of amygdaloid  central nucleus neurons in the awake rabbit.  Brain Research Bulletin, 14, 331-338, 1985.

Pascoe, J.P.  & Kapp, B.S.   Electrophysiological characteristics of amygdaloid central nucleus neurons during Pavlovian fear conditioning in the rabbit. Behavioural Brain Research, 16, 117-133, 1985.

Kapp, B.S.  & Pascoe, J.P.   Correlational aspects of memory:  vertebrate model systems.   In J.L.  Martinez, Jr.  and R.P.  Kesner (Eds.), Learning and Memory:  a Biological View.   New York:  Academic Press, 1986, pp. 299-340.

Bradley, D.J., Jordan, D., Pascoe, J.P., Paton, J.F.R.  & Spyer, K.M.   Cardiovascular responses to electrical stimulation of the dorsal agranular insular cortex occur only in association with muscle activity.   Journal of Physiology (London), 394, 100P, 1987.

Bradley, D.J., Pascoe, J.P., Paton, J.F.R.  and Spyer, K.M.   Cardiovascular and respiratory responses evoked from the posterior cerebellar cortex and fastigial nucleus in the cat. Journal of Physiology (London), 393, 107-121, 1987.

Pascoe, J.P.  & Kapp, B.S.   Responses of amygdaloid central nucleus neurons to stimulation of the insular cortex in awake rabbits.   Neuroscience, 21, 471-485, 1987.

Pascoe, J.P.  & Kapp, B.S.   Some electrophysiological characteristics of insular cortex efferents to the amygdaloid central nucleus in awake rabbits. Neuroscience Letters, 78, 288-294, 1987.

Pascoe, J.P., Bradley, D.J. & Spyer, K.M.  Interactive responses to stimulation of the amygdaloid central nucleus and baroreceptor afferent activation in the rabbit. Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System, 26, 157-167, 1989.

Pascoe, J.P. & Kapp, B.S.  Responses of amygdaloid central nucleus (ACE) neurons to stimulation of the parabrachial nucleus (PBN) in rabbits.  Neuroscience Abstracts, 15, 1246, 1989.

Kapp, B.S., Wilson, A., Pascoe, J.P., Supple, W.F. & Whalen, P.J.  A neuroanatomical systems analysis of conditioned bradycardia in the rabbit.  In M. Gabriel and J. Moore (Eds.), Learning and Computational Neuroscience: Foundations of Adaptive Networks.  Cambridge, MA: Bradford Books, pp. 53-90, 1990.

Kapp, B.S., Markgraf, C.G., Wilson, A., Pascoe, J.P. & Supple, W.F.  Contributions of the amygdala and anatomically related structures to the acquisition and expression of aversively conditioned responses.  In L. Dachowski & C. Flaherty (Eds.), Current Topics in Animal Learning:  Brain, Emotion, and Cognition.  Hillsdale, N.J.: Earlbaum, 1991, pp. 311-346.

Pascoe, J.P., Supple, W.F. & Kapp, B.S.  Learning and memory: Vertebrate model systems.   In J.L.  Martinez, Jr.  and R.P.  Kesner (Eds.), Learning and Memory:  a Biological View (2nd Edition).   New York:  Academic Press, 1991, pp. 359-407.

Pascoe, J.P. & Kapp, B.S.  Single unit activity in mesopontine peribrachial area neurons that project to the thalamus during Pavlovian conditioning in rabbits. Neuroscience Abstracts, 17, 322, 1991.

Kapp, J.P., Whalen, P.J., Supple, W.F. & Pascoe, J.P.  Amygdaloid contributions to conditioned arousal and sensory information processing.  In J. Aggleton (Ed.) The Amygdala.  New York: Wiley-Liss Inc., 229-254, 1992.

Pascoe, J.P. & Kapp, B.S.  Electrophysiology of the dorsolateral mesopontine reticular formation during Pavlovian conditioning in the rabbit.  Neuroscience, 54,  753-772, 1993.

Whalen, P.J., Kapp, B.S. & Pascoe, J.P.  Neuronal activity within the nucleus basalis and conditioned neocortical electroencephalographic activation.  Journal of Neuroscience, 1994.
 



PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS IN LINGUISTICS (1993-2011)

Wilson, M.S. & Pascoe, J.P. (1993) Government Binding Theory: An Introduction for Clinicians. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Aneheim, CA.

Wilson, M.S. & Pascoe, J.P. (1994) Early Language Intervention: Implications of the Principles and Parameters Model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn, New Orleans, LA.

Pascoe, J.P. & Wilson, M.S. (1995) Software to support preschool inclusion and cooperative learning. Technology and Persons with Disabilities, Conference Proceedings.  Northridge, CA: Center on Disabilities, California State University, Northridge.

Wilson, M.S. & Pascoe, J.P. (1996) Early Language Intervention: From Linguistic Theory to Clinical Practice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn, Seattle, WA.

Pascoe, J.P. (1996) Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs. Published as the Background and Rationale for the software program Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs. Winooski, VT: Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.

Wilson, M.S. & Pascoe, J.P. (1997) The Minimalist Program: implications for early language intervention. New Perspectives on Language Acquisition: Minimalism and Pragmatics; Conference Proceedings. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts.

Wilson, M.S. & Pascoe, J.P. (1997) Chomsky’s Minimalist Program and Its Implications for Early Language Intervention. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn, Boston, MA.

Wilson, M.S. & Pascoe, J.P. (1998) Theory-Based Software Use in Language Intervention. Proceedings of the IFIP World Computer Congress - 6th International Conference on Computers: Helping People with Special Needs. Budapest, Hungary.

Wilson, M.S. & Pascoe, J.P. (1998) Building a Verb Lexicon: A Theory and Research Based Approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn, San Antonio, TX.

Wilson M.S., Pascoe, J.P., & Fox, B. J. Using Computers in the Rehabilitation of Cognitive Deficits. Advance Magazine, 1998

Wilson, M.S. & Pascoe, J.P. (1999) Evaluation of a Grammatical Markers Screening Test for Specific Language Impairments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn. San Francisco, CA, November 18-21, 1999.

Wilson, M.S., Fox, B.F. & Pascoe, J.P. (2002) Laureate’s Early Vocabulary Development Software: Theoretical, Research and Clinical Background. Winooski, VT: Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.

Wilson, M.S. Fox, B.J. & Pascoe, J.P. (2003) The Theory and Research Bases of Sterling Edition Language Intervention Programs. Winooski, VT: Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.

Wilson, M.S. Fox, B.J. & Pascoe, J.P. (2008) LanguageLinks®: Syntax Assessment & Intervention: Background, Rationale, and Use In Instructional Programs. Winooski, VT: Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.

Wilson, M.S. & Pascoe, J.P. (2010) Using Software to Deliver Language Intervention in Inclusionary Settings. S. Seok , E.L. Meyen, & B. DaCosta, Eds., Handbook of Research on Human Cognition and Assistive Technology: Design, Accessibility and Transdisciplinary Perspectives, 2010, Chapter 9, pp. 132-156.

Wilson, M.S., Fox, B.F. & Pascoe, J.P. (2010) Asking and Answering Questions: Theory & Research Based Intervention. Winooski, VT: Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.

Wilson, M.S., Fox, B.F. & Pascoe, J.P. (2011) Theory & Research Bases of the Sterling Edition Syntax Programs. Winooski, VT: Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.
 



PUBLICATIONS IN POLITICS (Vermont Times, Addison Eagle, Vermont Eagle, Vermont Outlook, 1998-2002)
 



SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH GRANTS (SBIR Grants;1994-2000)

Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Applications:

08/15/94 - Software for Verb Based Early Language Intervention (1R43DC/HD02709-01)*
12/15/94 - An Intelligent Early Language Intervention System (1R43DC02601-01)*
04/15/95 - Developing Cognitive Skills in Children With Retardation (1 R43 HD33333-01A1)*
04/15/97 - Software to Remediate Cognitive Decline in Aging I (1R44 MH58036-01 fast-track)
12/15/98 - Internet-Based Intervention to Prevent Language Disorders (1R43DC/HD04010-01)*
04/15/99 - Software Intervention for Advanced Syntax Development (1 R43 DC04107-01)*
08/15/99 - Early Language Intervention via the Internet (1 R43 DC04487-01)*
08/01/06 - Theory of Mind Software for Autism and other Communication Disorders (1R43 DC008510-01A1)*
04/11/08 - Early Language Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (1R43 DC009959-01)
08/11/09 - Software to Enrich the Noun Lexicons and Lexical Learning of Children with Autism (1R43 DC010957-01)*
12/01/09 - The Syntax and Semantics of Ellipsis: Early Discourse Training for Children with Autism (1R43 DC011224-01)
08/11/10 - Software to Enrich the Verb Lexicons and Lexical Learning of Children with Autism (1R43 DC011704-01)


Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Applications:

12/15/95 - Software for Verb Based Early Language Intervention (1R44DC02709-02)*
04/15/96 - An Intelligent Early Language Intervention System (1R44DC02601-02)*
04/15/97 - Software to Remediate Cognitive Decline in Aging II (fast-track)
08/01/01 - Software Intervention for Advanced Syntax Development (1 R43 DC04107-02A1)*
08/01/02 - Early Language Intervention via the Internet (1 R43 DC04487-01)*
12/01/02 - Internet-Based Intervention to Prevent Language Disorders (2 R44 DC004010-02)
12/01/07 - Theory of Mind Software for Autism and other Communication Disorders (2R44 DC008510-02)*
08/05/11 - Software to Enrich the Noun Lexicons and Lexical Learning of Children with Autism (1R43 DC010957-02)*

* funded

Department of Education Grant Program Applications:
06/24/10 - Computer Administered Intervention for Improving Language Outcomes of Students with Disabilities (DoEd R324A110070)
01/18/11 - Early Vocabulary Development Software and Apps to Help Children with Language Disorders Become Better Word Learners (DoEd Fast Track)
09/22/11 - Innovative Intervention to Help Children Become Better Word Learners (DoEd)

SOFTWARE HELP SYSTEMS

We have created help systems for more than 60 programs published by Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.


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