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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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Another participant explained the importance of neuropsychologists providing information to the client:
The neuropsychologists said that was a red flag, as the brain is kicked out of learning mode and into another mode if the video needs to buffer.
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Besides the neuropsychologist, anyone involved with counseling or treatment of offender populations would profit from Robert Denney's chapter "Assessment of Malingering in Criminal Forensic Neuropsychological Settings.
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.
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.
Eminent neuropsychologists such as McCarthy and Warrington interpret effects of localized brain lesions as evidence that schemes of categorization of semantic information may be reflected in neuroanatomical structure.
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.
The NEPSY-II is widely used by school psychologists, neuropsychologists, and research psychologists to assess children, ages three to sixteen, with neurological disorders and developmental disabilities and to develop effective intervention strategies.