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Neuropsychological evaluations of children with autism: From recommendations to practical implementation. by Nestor L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 20 Oct 2008 8:05am A review of:Stephen M. Kanne, Jena K. Randolph, Janet E. Farmer (2008). Diagnostic and Assessment Findings: A Bridge to Academic Planning for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Neuropsychology Review DOI: 10.1007/s11065-008-9072-z While working at a pediatric neuropsychology division of a large urban hospital in Michigan, I conducted weekl ... Read on »
The Forensic Neuropsychology Casebook - Review of Chapter One by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 7:23pm As I stated in my main review of this book,  I plan on providing briefer reviews with each individual chapter I find helpful, including all of the chapters related to criminal forensic psychology. However, today I will start with chapter one, which was written by Neil Pliskin and addresses a civil case related to an electrical injury. I foun ... Read on »
Book Review - The Forensic Neuropsychology Casebook by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 7:23pm What a pleasure it has been reading The Forensic Neuropsychology Casebook. Edited by Robert Heilbronner, the book presents 17 chapters devoted to addressing different aspects of forensic neuropsychology cases, each written by a different author. The cases include various aspects of adult and child civil court issues, as well as for chapters add ... Read on »
Cognitive Enhancement via Pharmacology AND Neuropsychology, in The New Executive Brain by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 30 Aug 2009 12:00am (Editor’s Note: given the growing media attention to three apparently separate worlds -cognitive enhancement via drugs, brain fitness training software, computerized neurocognitive assessments-, I found it refreshing to see our co-founder Elkhonon Goldberg introduce the topic of cognotropic drugs with an integrative perspective in the much ... Read on »
Neuropsychological rehabilitation improves outcomes in traumatic brain injury by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 22 Mar 2011 12:00am CanalUGR.es - Patients suffering traumatic brain injury (TBI) and ictus should receive neuropsychological rehabilitation at the hospital without delay, according to researchers at the University of Granada. These researchers maintain that early ... Read on »
Luria Congress on Modern Neuropsychology by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 01 Feb 2012 2:25pm Given how influential Alexander Luria’s work was and still is on many topics we discuss often here at SharpBrains.com, let us highlight the upcoming Luria Congress/ Moscow International Congress (yes, in Moscow) dedicated to the 110th anniversary of Alexander Romanovich Luria’s birth.  “The year 2012 marks 110 years of the birth of Alexander ... Read on »
ABA4Autism or other Neuropsychological Disorders by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:32am ABA4Autism or other Neuropsychological Disorders The scientific literature and my 35 years experience as a psychologist have convinced me that Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) is the most effective treatment for children with Autism or other Neuropsychological Disorders. My "Clinic Notes" will document current clinical and scientific deve ... Read on »
Forensic Psychology: Book Review - Neuropsychology in the Courtroom by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:51pm I thought I would post a quick comment regarding a forensic psychology book I recently started reading. The book is titled Neuropsychology in the Courtroom, and it is edited by Robert Heilbronner. The book was published in just this year, and it addresses various forensic concerns from a neuropsychological perspective. In my efforts to get o ... Read on »
Most neuropsychological tests do ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 08 Jul 2009 9:38pm Most neuropsychological tests don't tell Alzheimer's disease from vascular dementia Only 2 out of 118 tests found to adequately predict which disease a person had; researchers urge comprehensive approach to diagnosis WASHINGTON, 09 july 2009 — Most of the cognitive tests that have been used to decide whether someone has Alzheimer's disease ... Read on »
MRI and neuropsychological t ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 31 Mar 2012 10:05pm MRI and neuropsychological tests best predict Alzheimer's disease in old patients Investigators from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, have shown that in most elderly patients invasive and expensive techniques, i.e. lumbar puncture and PET scan, are not useful to establish the ... Read on »