neu·​ro·​psy·​chol·​o·​gy | \ˌnu̇r-ō-sī-ˈkä-lə-jē, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neuropsychology 

: a science concerned with the integration of psychological observations on behavior and the mind with neurological observations on the brain and nervous system

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neuropsychological \ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌsī-​kə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl, ˌnyu̇r-​ \ adjective
neuropsychologist \ˌnu̇r-​ō-​sī-​ˈkä-​lə-​jist, ˌnyu̇r-​ \ noun

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Borman earned her bachelor's degree in education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and PhD in pediatric neuropsychology from UWM in the mid-1970s. Jesse Garza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee's Mary Ann Borman — 'a true dyed in the wool radical' — was dedicated to community action," 5 July 2018 The effects of that harm may evolve over time, says Antonio Puente, a professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington who specializes in cultural neuropsychology. Jamie Ducharme, Time, "‘What This Amounts to Is Child Abuse.’ Psychologists Warn Against Separating Kids From Their Parents," 19 June 2018 Court records show La Cañada Unified attempted to compel a mental examination of Kalnins, in response to the plaintiffs' stated intention to designate a neuropsychology expert as a witness. Sara Cardine,, "Trial date in suit against LCUSD filed by injured student’s family moved to March," 25 Jan. 2018 Health Care Experts Sarah Levin Allen, PhD, CBIS, is assistant professor of psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and the executive director of neuropsychology at the Brain Behavior Bridge., "The Inquirer's Health Advisory Panel," 14 Sep. 2017 Psychologist Kevin O'Keefe, director of neuropsychology, did not return two voicemail messages. Josh Kovner,, "Death Of Connecticut Psychiatric Patient At Florida Facility Leads To Lawsuit, Renewed Scrutiny," 13 July 2017 Mrs. Manzella, 30, is studying for a Ph.D. in clinical neuropsychology at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, Calif. Amanda Bauer, New York Times, "Amanda Bauer, Jason Manzella," 18 June 2017 Paloma Mari-Beffa is a senior lecturer in neuropsychology and cognitive psychology at Bangor University. Paloma Mari-beffa, CNN, "The surprising benefits of talking to yourself," 9 May 2017 Raised in conservative, rural New Hampshire, Patricia Zornio was the first in her family to study for an advanced degree, pursuing clinical neuropsychology and exploring novel therapeutics for severe mental illness. Melissa Healy,, "What happens when scientists leave their labs to experiment with politics?," 15 June 2017

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neu·​ro·​psy·​chol·​o·​gy | \-sī-ˈkäl-ə-jē \
plural neuropsychologies

Medical Definition of neuropsychology 

: a science concerned with the integration of psychological observations on behavior and the mind with neurological observations on the brain and nervous system

Other Words from neuropsychology

neuropsychological \-​ˌsī-​kə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl \ adjective
neuropsychologically \-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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