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Neuropsychologists

Also called: Neuropsychologist, Neuropsychology Medical Consultant, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Staff Psychologist

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What they do:
Apply theories and principles of neuropsychology to evaluate and diagnose disorders of higher cerebral functioning, often in research and medical settings. Study the human brain and the effect of physiological states on human cognition and behavior. May formulate and administer programs of treatment.
On the job, you would:
  • Conduct neuropsychological evaluations such as assessments of intelligence, academic ability, attention, concentration, sensorimotor function, language, learning, and memory.
  • Conduct research on neuropsychological disorders.
  • Consult with other professionals about patients' neurological conditions.

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Analytical or scientific software
  • IBM SPSS Statistics Hot Technology
  • Statistical software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology
Medical software
  • Patient electronic medical record EMR software
  • The Tova Company Test of Variables of Attention

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$105,780
$44,500
$133,470
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