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Quantitative Approaches to the Neuropsychological Assessment of Children

  • Byron P. Rourke
  • Kenneth M. Adams

Abstract

It would seem virtually axiomatic that the aim of psychological inquiry as it relates to the assessment of children is to produce a system for this purpose that is objective and consensually validatable. Whether such a system need be quantitative is a moot point. Certainly, there are many who would argue that a qualitative approach to assessment can be at least as objective and as open to consensual validation as are any quantitative approaches (e.g., Luria & Majovski, 1977).

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Quantitative Approach Neuropsychological Assessment Agglomerative Hierarchical Cluster Neuropsychological Test Battery Clinical Neuropsychology 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Byron P. Rourke
    • 1
  • Kenneth M. Adams
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of WindsorWindsorCanada
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryHenry Ford HospitalDetroitUSA

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