Neuropsychology

Seven years after his death, Phineas Gage's body was dug out of the ground and his skull passed to a doctor, John Harlow, who'd treated him in life.
The memory of female and younger athletes is particularly affected by concussion.
May I thank officers and committee members of the Division for their significant contribution this year?
Violent offending can be associated with impaired structure and function in a number of areas of the brain.
This post-qualification training day is an opportunity to bring together neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists, medical and legal professionals, and other professionals interested in brain injury for an update on developments in neuroscientif
A person's memory could be affected if their mind is prone to wandering.
Society monograph, 'Educational Neuroscience' is available now from the BPS Shop for individual and
Neuropsychologists in The Netherlands and the UK have documented the curious case of a 62-year-old stroke patient whose brain damage affected her perception of familiar faces whilst leaving her perception of unfamiliar faces intact.
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Psychologists in Germany have challenged one of the most influential theories in neuropsychology - the dual stream model of visual processing proposed by Mel Goodale and David Milner.
Individuals find it difficult to predict their emotions, but may not be so bad at the task as first assumed.
The way a person's brain is wired may play a role in determining whether or not they are likely to become addicted to drugs.
The Division of Neuropsychology (DoN) promotes the professional development of neuropsychology and research in th
Cognitive decline can start much earlier than previously thought, new research found. Published in the British Medical Journal, the study revealed the brain's ability to function might begin its deterioration at the age of just 45.
Society Fellow Professor Trevor Robbins, Head of the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Cambridge, Director of the University's Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, and a Fellow of Downing College, was awarded a
One of the world's first psychology professors to research conditions such as autism and dyslexia is on BBC Radio 4 today (December 6th) about her pioneering work.
In recent years there have been claims that repeatedly heading a football can cause cumulative damage to the brain that eventually manifests in neuropsychological and other impairments. A coroner has even attributed the death of a former international to an illness brought on by heading. But how strong is the evidence for these claims?
It appears the old adage 'it's better to give than to receive' holds some scientific weight.
People with 'gender dysphoria' feel as though their sexual identity doesn't match their biological sex. A popular theory is that such people have a brain with physical characteristics that match the sex they identify with.
Dr Geoff Bunn from Manchester Metropolitan University is presenting a 10-part series entitled A History of the Brain for BBC Radio 4. The first part A Hole in the Head,looks at trepanning and will be broadcast today (Monday 7 November) at 1.45 p.m.. The series is also written by Dr Bunn, who chairs the Society’s History and Philosophy of Psychology Section.
An  Award Lecture on autism is to be broadcast live on the internet this month.
Yesterday evening Professor Lorraine Tyler FBA gave this year's British Association/British Psychological Society Lecture at the Royal Society in London. Her subject was “The Resilient Brain: Cognition and Ageing”.
A part of the human brain that's involved in emotion gets particularly excited at the sight of animals, a new study has shown.
What are the implications of the latest discoveries in neuroscience for our belief that humans have free will? That is a live debate today and it was a live one back in 1971 when the American psychologist B.F.
Psychologists in the Netherlands have documented the case of a 58-year-old woman who was misdiagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.
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