Saturday, June 23, 2018

neuropsychology -

Neuropsychology is a field of clinical and experimental psychology that seeks to study the relationship between brain structure and function with psychological processes and behavior. The term neuropsychology has been used to research lesions in humans and animals. The term is also applied to the attempt to record the electrical activity of individual cells (or groups of cells) in primates (including humans).

The neuropsychological approach is scientific, uses neuroscience, and has a viewpoint on information processing that is aligned with cognitive psychology and cognitive science.

Neuropsychologists usually work at research sites (such as universities, laboratories, or research institutes), clinics, forensics, or industry (as consultants for product design related to neuropsychological knowledge or clinical trial management in pharmaceutical companies for drugs that may impact on function central nerve system).