neuropsychology


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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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This study combines these two separate lines of research by examining the impact of pubertal maturation on the relation between sleep problems and alcohol use," explained Sara Pieters, a doctoral student in neuropsychology at the University Nijmegen and corresponding author for the study.