Jennifer Manly, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology, the Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute)

Sergievsky Center
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-305-8604
Fax: 212-342-1838

Ongoing Research:

I am interested in examining cognition in developmental disorders that are well-characterized by etiology.

Representative Publications

Manly, J.J., Byrd D, Touradji P, Sanchez D, Stern Y. Literacy and cognitive change among ethnically diverse elders. International Journal of Psychology, 2004:39(1); 47-60.

Byrd DA, Touradji P, Tang MX, Manly J.J. Cancellation test performance in African American, Hispanic, and White elderly. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2004:10;401-411.

Manly, J.J., Jacobs, D.M., Sano, M., Merchant, C.A., Small, S.A., & Stern, Y. Effect of literacy on neuropsychological test performance in nondemented, education-matched elders. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 1999; 5: 191-202.

Manly, J.J. & Jacobs, D. (2002). Future directions in neuropsychological assessment with African Americans. In Ferrarro, R., ed. Minority and Cross-cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment. Swets & Zeitlinger: 79-96.

Manly, J.J., Jacobs, D.M., Touradji, P., Small, S.A., & Stern, Y. Reading level attenuates differences in neuropsychological test performance between African American and White elders. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 2002; 8: 341-348.

Manly, J.J., Touradji, P., Tang, M-X., & Stern, Y. Literacy and memory decline among ethnically diverse elders. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology 2003; 25: 680-690.

Manly, J.J., Byrd, D., Touradji, P., & Stern, Y. Acculturation, reading level, and neuropsychological test performance among African American elders. Applied Neuropsychology 2004; 11: 37 – 46.

Manly, J.J. Advantages and disadvantages of separate norms for African Americans. The Clinical Neuropsychologist 2005; 19: 270 – 275.

Byrd, D.A., Jacobs, D.J., Hilton, H.J., Stern, Y., & Manly, J.J.. Sources of errors on visuoperceptual tasks: The role of education, literacy, and search strategy. Brain and Cognition 2005; 58: 251 - 257.

Byrd, D.A., Sanchez, D., & Manly, J.J. Neuropsychological test performance among Caribbean-born and U.S.-born African American elderly: the role of age, education and reading level. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology 2005; 27: 1056 - 1069.

Manly, J.J., Bell-McGinty, S., Tang, M.-X., Schupf, N., Stern, Y., & Mayeux, R. Implementing diagnostic criteria and estimating frequency of Mild Cognitive Impairment in an urban community. Archives of Neurology 2005; 62: 1739 - 1746.

Brickman, A.M., Cabo, R., & Manly, J.J., Ethical issues in cross-cultural neuropsychology. Applied Neuropsychology 2006; 13: 91 - 100.

Cosentino, S., Manly, J.J., & Mungas, D. Do reading scores measure the same construct across ethnic and linguistic groups? Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2007; 13: 228-236.

Manly, J.J., & Echemendia, R.J. Race-specific norms: Using the model of hypertension to understand issues of race, culture, and education in neuropsychology. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2007; 22: 319–325.

Manly, J.J., Tang, M.-X., Schupf, N., Stern, Y., & Mayeux, R. Frequency and course of Mild Cognitive Impairment in a multiethnic community. Annals of Neurology, 2008; 63: 494–506. NIHMSID46337.

Glymour, M.M., Manly, J.J. Lifecourse social conditions and racial and ethnic patterns of cognitive aging. Neuropsychology Review, 2008; 18: 223-54.

Manly, J.J., Schupf, N., Stern, Y., Brickman, A.M., Tang, M.-X., Mayeux, R. Telephone-based identification of MCI and dementia in a multicultural cohort. Archives of Neurology, 2011;68:607-614. NIHMSID297337

Glymour, M.M., Kosheleva, A., Wadley, V.G., Weiss, C., Manly, J.J. The geographic distribution of dementia mortality: elevated mortality rates for Black and White Americans by place of birth. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders. (in press).

Manly, J.J., Smith, C., Crystal, H.A., Richardson, J., Golub, E.T., Greenblatt, R., Robison, E., Martin, E.M., and Young, M. Relationship of ethnicity, age, education, and reading level to speed and executive function among HIV+ and HIV- women: The WIHS Neurocognitive Substudy. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 2011; 33:853-863.

Zahodne, L.B., Glymour, M.M., Sparks, C., Bontempo, D., Dixon, R.A., MacDonald, S.W.S., & Manly, J.J. Education does not slow cognitive decline over 12 years: evidence from the Victoria Longitudinal Study of Aging. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. (in press).