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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

/neu·ro·psy·chol·o·gy/ (-si-kol´ah-je) a discipline combining neurology and psychology to study the relationship between the functioning of the brain and cognitive processes or behavior.neuropsycholog´ical

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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We're probably the only company in this field that uses neuropsychologists.
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The neuropsychologist uses tests and interviews to identify brain dysfunction, the location or origin of dysfunction, prognosis for recovery, functional strengths and weaknesses, the capacity to engage in independent daily life functions, and the need for supervision.
Indeed, the book is primarily written for the neuropsychologist who is actively engaged in detecting malingering.
According to neuropsychologist Lauren Caruso, PhD, people with MS exhibit varying degrees and types of cognitive problems depending on where lesions are seen in their brains and whether atrophy, or loss of volume in the brain, has occurred.
If you want to believe we have this epidemic of really serious brain damage around the country caused by mold, then you have to accept the premise that neuropsychologists and physicians of all specialties throughout history have completely overlooked this dramatic epidemic.
Measurements of the brain's electrical activity indicate that conductors allocate just as much attention to peripheral sounds as to centrally located sounds, a team of neuropsychologists reports in the Feb.
This isn't just of interest to academic neuropsychologists.
It works by increasing the blood supply to the brain and is seen by neuropsychologists as "positive, life-enhancing stress", rather than the negative stress that makes people miserable.
It consists of a problem of "behavioral inhibition" interacting with what developmental psychologists and neuropsychologists call "executive functions.
Those patients with minimal physical deficits but with significant cognitive deficits that interfere with community living and/or return to work or school are best served by either a day program or an intensive program of cognitive remediation services provided by a combination of neuropsychologists, speech pathologists, or occupational therapists.
With both neuropsychologists and optometrists at Biscayne Rehabilitation Institute, a new system for developing the connection between the brain and vision have been addressed.