neuropsychology


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neu·ro·psy·chol·o·gy

 (no͝or′ō-sī-kŏl′ə-jē, nyo͝or′-)
n.
The branch of psychology that deals with the relationship between the nervous system and mental functions such as language, memory, and emotion.

neu′ro·psy′cho·log′i·cal (-sī′kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·psy·chol′o·gist n.

neuropsychology

(ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Psychology) the study of the effects of brain damage on behaviour and the mind
ˌneuropsyˈchologist n
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Noun1.neuropsychology - the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
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neuropsychology

[ˈnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] Nneuropsicología f
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