from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of psychology that deals with the relationship between the nervous system, especially the brain, and cerebral or mental functions such as language, memory, and perception.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A branch of neurology and of clinical psychology that investigates the physiological basis of psychological processes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Neurology including psychology.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
As described above, applicants should submit a letter describing their interest and outlining their preparation for training in neuropsychology at a post-doctoral level, a CV, graduate transcript (s), two sample evaluation reports, and three letters of reference by January 15, 2010.
Ignore the kind of self-helpy title: this is a fabulous and rather dense tome that manages to synthesize the state of the art in neuropsychology (Schwartz is one of the pioneers of cognitive therapy for the successful treatment of patients with OCD), neurobiology, quantum physics, Buddhist philosophy, and the question of free will into a sensible whole.
His book, Languages of the brain: Experimental paradoxes and principles in neuropsychology (Prentice-Hall, 1971), was a big deal.
Lashley, Professor of Psychology at Harvard and perhaps the dominant figure in American neuropsychology in the first half of the 20th century.
I just learned that she also has a PhD in neuropsychology.
I would have loved an extra chapter or two with him delving through recent areas such as "interpersonal neuropsychology" to look at what is involved in the creation of self and perception, both in childhood when we start wondering about the universe and in older age when we have the luxury of pondering our own fuzzy path through life.
"Physical rehabilitation is very demanding," said Mark Sherer, the center's director of neuropsychology, "especially for a patient that has suffered traumatic brain injury."
But the scores on such tests are meaningless unless they are interpreted by sophisticated clinicians who are totally knowledgeable in pertinent research on child and adult development, cognitive psychology, and neuropsychology, and who are astute observers and interpreters of behaviors such as the person's approach to problem solving or the degree to which anxiety or distractibility might have compromised the person's test scores.
The more scientific avenue of neuropsychology offers the idea that some people with the right brain chemistry and the right cues happen to tap into shamanic states.
The epilepsy program is very much a team effort - with active representatives from neuroradiology, neuropsychology, nuclear medicine, neurosurgery and neuropathology.
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