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neu·ro·psy·chol·o·gy

(nū'rō-sī-kol'ŏ-jē), Although the p in the diphthong ps is normally silent only at the beginning of a word, by long tradition the p of words based on psyche is also silent even when it occurs within a word.
A specialty of psychology concerned with the study of the relationships between the brain and behavior, including the use of psychological tests and assessment techniques to diagnose specific cognitive and behavioral deficits and to prescribe rehabilitation strategies for their remediation.

neuropsychology

(no͝or′ō-sī-kŏl′ə-jē, nyo͝or′-)
n.
The branch of psychology that deals with the relationship between the nervous system and mental functions such as language, memory, and emotion.

neu′ro·psy′cho·log′i·cal (-sī′kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·psy·chol′o·gist n.

neu·ro·psy·chol·o·gy

(nū'rō-sī-kol'ŏ-jē) Although the p in the diphthong ps is normally silent only at the beginning of a word, by long tradition the p of words based on psyche is also silent even when it occurs within a word.
A specialty of psychology concerned with the study of the relationships between the brain and behavior, including the use of psychological tests and assessment techniques to diagnose specific cognitive and behavioral deficits and to prescribe rehabilitation strategies for their remediation.
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Neuropsychologists are experts in evaluating cognitive problems and developing compensating strategies for them.
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Lees-Haley said he has seen neuropsychologists, acting as expert witnesses, refer to the original study in their reports as if the later correction never happened.