Journal article

Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the American Psychological Association: A Quarter Century of Neuropsychology

Gregory G Brown, Vicki Anderson, Erin D Bigler, Agnes S Chan, Rosemary Fama, Thomas J Grabowski, Konstantine K Zakzanis

NEUROPSYCHOLOGY | AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOC | Published : 2017

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The American Psychological Association (APA) celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2017. As part of this celebration, the APA journal Neuropsychology has published in its November 2017 issue 11 papers describing some of the advances in the field of neuropsychology over the past 25 years. METHOD: The papers address three broad topics: assessment and intervention, brain imaging, and theory and methods. RESULTS: The papers describe the rise of new assessment and intervention technologies, the impact of evidence for neuroplasticity on neurorehabilitation. Examples of the use of mathematical models of cognition to investigate latent neurobehavioral processes, the development of the field..

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