Episode 140 | Pediatric Neuropsychology – A Discussion With Dr. Jennifer Koop

This episode is a discussion with Dr. Jennifer Koop about pediatric neuropsychology. Topics covered include a brief history of the subspecialty of pediatric neuropsychology, the importance of involving neuropsychologists in the care of children, common practice settings for these neuropsychologists, contributions from developmental neuroscience and psychology, the transition from adolescence to adulthood, lifespan neuropsychology, and […]

Episode 136 | Neuropsychology in India – A Conversation With Dr. Urvashi Shah

This episode is a conversation with Dr. Urvashi Shah about neuropsychology in India. The discussion covers the Indian healthcare system, cultural and religious beliefs/values that impact healthcare, the history of neuropsychology, training in neuropsychology, clinical work and research, cognitive rehabilitation, challenges of neuropsychology in India, available test batteries, and future directions.

Episode 134 | The Neuropsychology of Stroke – With Dr. Ronald Lazar

In this episode, we discuss the neuropsychology of stroke with Dr. Ronald Lazar. Specific topics covered include definitions of cerebrovascular terminology, stroke epidemiology, neurovascular anatomy, neuroimaging techniques, risk factors, health disparities, prognosis, mental health factors, and both acute and long-term treatment strategies.

Episode 132 | Reliable Change – With Dr. Kevin Duff

In this episode, we discuss reliable change with Dr. Kevin Duff. Specific topics covered include the purpose of serial assessment, classical test theory, test retest reliability, an introduction to practice effects, factors that increase or decrease practice effects, the reliable change index, standardized regression-based equations, and clinical factors impacting the interpretation of reliable change data.

1.5 CEs – INS Presidential Invitational Webinar 2023

In neuropsychology, we study brain-behavior relationships. We can limit our work to the study of specific brain functions in relation to corresponding behavior, either in healthy or in brain damaged individuals. However, each brain is in the head of a person who lives in a part of the world and has their unique past, present […]

Episode 130 | Fundamentals of Neuroanatomy – With Dr. Hal Blumenfeld

In this episode, we discuss big picture conceptual issues related to functional neuroanatomy, with Dr. Hal Blumenfeld. Specific topics covered include the purpose of the neurological exam, the brain as a distributed network, Korbinian Brodmann’s areas, the hierarchical and topographic organization of the brain, horizontal cell layers of the cortex, lateralization, cortical columns, the corticospinal […]

Podcast Episode 128 | Functional Cognitive Disorder – With Dr. Laura McWhirter

Laura McWhirter graduated MBChB from the University of Edinburgh in 2008, having taken an unusual route to medicine after a degree in music from the University of York in 2001.  Dr McWhirter completed specialist training in General Adult and Liaison Psychiatry in South East Scotland in June 2018. She has been active in neuropsychiatry research […]