neuropsychology

noun
neu·​ro·​psy·​chol·​o·​gy | \ ˌnu̇r-ō-sī-ˈkä-lə-jē How to pronounce neuropsychology (audio) , 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

Other Words from neuropsychology

neuropsychological \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌsī-​kə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce neuropsychology (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ adjective
neuropsychologist \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​sī-​ˈkä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce neuropsychology (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ noun

Examples of neuropsychology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her roommate, Sukriti Gupta, 25, earns $30,000 a year for her work at a UCLA neuropsychology lab. Sonja Sharpstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 26 Apr. 2022 The neuropsychology community is just the latest branch of medicine to reckon with its use of race in diagnostic testing and clinical care. Pete Madden, ABC News, 2 Dec. 2021 Such statistical practice has been used in medical specialties like pulmonology, neuropsychology, obstetrics, urology and nephrology. Chelsey R. Carter, Scientific American, 8 July 2021 Neuropsychologist Juan Arango-Lasprilla, PhD, will explore the status of Hispanic individuals working in the field of neuropsychology in the United States and discuss the implications of their practice. Cindy Kent, sun-sentinel.com, 15 Nov. 2021 In the years that followed, the clinical psychologist, who died last month at 94, helped pioneer the field of neuropsychology, becoming an expert in evaluating and rehabilitating brain injury. oregonlive, 2 Nov. 2021 While race-norming is a common practice in neuropsychology, some experts have long noted its potential, in situations such as litigation, to result in the denial of benefits to Black people. Will Hobson, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Sep. 2021 Karp is right that the NFL’s race-norming controversy has prompted what several experts have acknowledged is a long-overdue discussion in neuropsychology about the practice. Will Hobson, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Sep. 2021 Following these critically ill patients and their symptoms helped the hospital develop a program with specialists in physical therapy, occupational therapy, cognitive therapy and neuropsychology, Cabrera said. Dallas News, 13 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of neuropsychology

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Neuropsychology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neuropsychology. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for neuropsychology

neuropsychology

noun
neu·​ro·​psy·​chol·​o·​gy | \ -sī-ˈkäl-ə-jē How to pronounce neuropsychology (audio) \
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 How to pronounce neuropsychology (audio) \ adjective
neuropsychologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce neuropsychology (audio) \ adverb

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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about neuropsychology

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