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Development of Neuropsychology as a Professional Psychological Specialty: History, Training, and Credentialing

  • Lawrence C. Hartlage
  • Charles J. Long

Neuropsychology can be depicted as having a long history and a short past. As early as 400 BC, Hippocrates conjectured a correlation of behavioral observations with possible anatomic localizations, and later Galen related the anatomic localizations to the brain. Although there were occasional detours and distractions, Gall's early-19th-century chronological hypotheses served as the focus of exploration for a time.

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Neuropsychological Assessment Neuropsychological Battery Professional Psychology Specialty Area Clinical Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence C. Hartlage
    • 1
  • Charles J. Long
    • 2
  1. 1.Augusta Neuropsychology CenterEvansUSA
  2. 2.Psychology DepartmentThe University of MemphisMemphisUSA

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