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Clinical Neuropsychology Concentration

The clinical neuropsychology concentration includes courses, research, and clinical experiences designed to train the students for professional practice in neuropsychology. Clinical neuropsychology involves the application of psychological assessment and intervention to the problems encountered by people with brain injury or illness. The knowledge of brain-behavior functioning and the incorporation of neuropsychological conceptualizations with traditional clinical conceptualizations of functioning are aimed at providing the student with a wider perspective regarding the range of human functioning and disability. The student is able to pursue specific interests in geriatrics, pediatrics, traumatic brain injury, and rehabilitation.

In addition to the core curriculum:

  1. One neuropsychology practicum (800 hours)
  2. A neuropsychology-focused thesis and dissertation
  3. Required classes: Brain and Behavior, Neuropsychological Assessment, Case Analysis and Integration
  4. At least two neuropsychology electives: Cognitive Neuroscience, Rehabilitation Psychology, Neuroimaging and Physiology of Behavior, Advanced Neuropsychology Assessment and Intervention: Children and Adolescents, Advanced Neuropsychology Assessment and Intervention: The Elderly

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Additional Resources

  • NeuropsychNow: Neuropsychology resources ranging from apps to assessment resources (e.g., copyright-free protocols, score converters, and calculators) and external links to organizations, journals, and more.
  • Neuropsychology Toolkit: Learn about healthcare reform and share effective practice models.
  • Standard Score Conversion Calculator: An Assessment tool that converts between standard scores, scaled scores, T-scores, Z-scores, percentiles, and provides a qualitative range for those scores.
  • Journal/Author Name Estimator (JANE): A tool for finding potential journals to submit manuscripts to as well as finding relevant articles to cite in a manuscript. Enter the title and/or abstract of the manuscript in the box, and click on 'Find journals', 'Find authors' or 'Find Articles'. Jane will then compare your document to millions of documents in Medline to find the best matching journals, authors or articles.
  • eTBLAST: A Text-Similarity Based Search Engine: eTBLAST is a text comparison search engine used for finding potential journals to submit manuscripts to. eTBLAST uses a paragraph that usually consists of 10s to 100s of keywords and finds the literature that best matches ALL the keywords in your input paragraph of text.
  • My Peers App: A tool that allows you to follow your colleagues and receive notification when they publish new works.
  • Test Reviews Online: Descriptive information on more than 3,500 commercially available psychological tests.