Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships encompassing cognition, emotions, and behavior (actions). Clinical neuropsychology is an applied science that deals with evaluating the behavioral manifestations of brain dysfunction. Neuropsychological testing is utilized as a diagnostic tool in assessing varying degrees of brain damage that may have gone undetected through traditional methods including MRI’s and CT scans. A battery of standardized tests is used to evaluate distinct functions of the brain including intelligence, memory, academic achievement, visual-spatial ability, attention and concentration, motor function, problem-solving, organization, emotion, and personality.
Examples of testing cases include but are not limited to:
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Learning Disorder
- Gifted Testing
- Epilepsy and Seizure disorder