The Nebraska Neuropsychological Children’s Battery

  • Charles J. Golden
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)


Beginning in the mid-1970s, there was increasing interest in the application of the theories and assessment procedures developed by the Russian neurologist A. R. Luria. Luria’s theories integrated sophisticated analysis of the way in which the brain is organized in the individual client along with a series of assessment procedures and rehabilitation techniques that were attractive to the newly developing area of clinical neuropsychology. Among these interests were the adaptation of Luria’s testing procedures for U.S. audience.


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  2. Plaisted, J. R., Gustayson, J. L., Wilkening, G. N., & Golden, C. J. (1983). The Luria–Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery—Children’s Revision: Theory and current research findings. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 12, 13–21.Google Scholar
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles J. Golden
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  1. 1.Center for Psychological ServicesNova Southeastern UniversityFort LauderdaleUSA

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