Minority and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment

Minority and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment

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Minority and cross-cultural psychology is more relevant now than ever in our diverse world. Given the dramatic local and global changes occurring daily with regard to demographics, population changes, and immigration issues, minority and cross-cultural psychology is fast becoming a respected and critical area of scientific study. Pair that with the fact that people of all cultures and racial groups are living longer and experiencing age-related diseases and disorders, one can easily see the need for additional work on issues related to neuropsychological assessment. This new edition brings to the forefront recent developments by seasoned experts in the field. They offer up their newest projects in minority and cross-cultural aspects of neuropsychological assessment and are joined by new, up-and-coming professionals across a wide array of disciplines including psychology, medicine, and neuropsychology. Like the first edition, this updated collection sheds light on the ever-growing need for adequate neuropsychological assessment to a wider subset of individuals, crossing many cultural and minority barriers in the process. Continuously pushing the boundaries of neuropsychological assessment, this collection is essential reading for cognitive and clinical psychologists, and neuropsychologists, and a model text for advanced courses dealing with minority and cross-cultural issues.Figure Weights 10 vs. Ay. - -. x. Cancellation 13 vs. Ay. - - Index Scores ... the individual did not return to formal schooling and instead embarked on isolated studies in mathematics and art for two years. ... Since this individual had a relatively advantaged schooling background in English medium former Model C schools, his/heranbsp;...

Title:Minority and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment
Author:F. Richard Ferraro
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2015-07-16


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