What is neuropsychology? How is it different from clinical psychology, neurology, and psychiatry? (1:04)
When is the best time to do neuropsychological testing? (6:37)
What brain functions are evaluated? (9:58)
Can neuropsychological testing tell us how a person functions in their daily life? (17:27)
What do the test results tell us about the extent and rate of recovery? (21:15)
What is a concussion? What is a mild/ moderate/ severe traumatic brain injury? (24:12)
Why does the same impact result in different deficits and different severity of impairments?
How are impairments found on testing related to the degree of cognitive demands in the "real world" outside of the testing environment?
Is brain damage the only cause of cognitive impairments found on testing? (33:02)
What's new in neuropsychology? (36:40)
What does testing say about truthfulness, exaggeration, effort, and malingering? (38:56)
Advice for brain injury survivors, caregivers, and treaters. (42:11)
Interview with Neuropsychologist Arnold Purisch, PhD
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