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Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should Read

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Neuropsychology books.

1. Clinical Neuropsychology: A Pocket Handbook for Assessment (2014)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadThis bestselling, pocket-sized assessment guide has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest developments in clinical neuropsychology. Designed specifically to meet the needs of neuropsychologists in the early stages of their training, the third edition leads users through the complicated process of assessing, diagnosing, and treating an enormous range of neurologic, neuropsychological, psychiatric, and behavioral disorders and syndromes. New chapters address cultural neuropsychology, somatic disorders, and the relationship between drug abuse and impulse control disorders. Throughout, relevant…
Author(s): Michael W. Parsons, Thomas E. Hammeke

2. A Practical Guide to Geriatric Neuropsychology (AACN Workshop Series) (2018)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadA Practical Guide to Geriatric Neuropsychology focuses on the skills required in testing and treating the older adult population. Topics discussed include normal aging, determining competency, important factors to consider in conducting clinical interviews, the importance of evaluating for depression and substance abuse, screening tools for use in practice, cognitive training and intervention and evaluation of the older adult in the workplace. This book will be helpful for neuropsychologists interested in testing and providing recommendations for older adults and for psychologists interested in treating older adults. #228,799 in Books…
Author(s): Susan McPherson, Deborah Koltai

3. Clinical Neuropsychology Study Guide and Board Review (American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology) (2013-11-28) (1613)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadPaperback Publisher: OUP USA (1613) ASIN: B01K0UYV7W Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 12 customer reviews Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): unknown author

4. Developmental Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach (Brain, Behaviour and Cognition) (2018)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadThis fully updated edition of Developmental Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach addresses key issues in child neuropsychology with a unique emphasis on evidence-informed clinical practice rather than research issues. Although research findings are presented, they are described with emphasis on what is relevant for assessment, treatment and management of paediatric conditions. The authors focus on a number of areas. First, the text examines the natural history of childhood central nervous system (CNS) insult, highlighting studies where children have been followed over…
Author(s): Vicki Anderson, Elisabeth Northam, et al.

5. Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology: A Guide to Becoming ABPP/ABCN Certified Without Sacrificing Your Sanity (AACN Workshop Series) (2019)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadPursuit of board certification through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) has become a standard expectation for clinical neuropsychologists. At the time this book was published, the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN) was the fastest growing specialty board of ABPP with over 1,000 active members. However, the board certification process is challenging and can be intimidating. The objectives of this book are to demystify the process and provide practical advice for achieving board certification through ABPP/ABCN. To start, benefits of board certification are summarized…
Author(s): Armstrong PhD ABPP, Kira E., Beebe PhD ABPP, Dean W., et al.

6. Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia (Clinical Handbooks in Neuropsychology) (2014)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadThis book offers a hands-on guide to identifying dementia. It details special considerations for conducting neuropsychological assessments and illuminates symptoms associated with specific disorders and their relationship to functional impairments. #597,435 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #110 in Geriatrics (Books) #100 in Parkinson’s Disease Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Lisa D. Ravdin, Heather L. Katzen

7. Neurosurgical Neuropsychology: The Practical Application of Neuropsychology in the Neurosurgical Practice (2018)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadNeurosurgical Neuropsychology: The Practical Application of Neuropsychology in the Neurosurgical Practice comprehensively explains the use of neuropsychology in neurosurgical settings. The book covers various preoperative techniques that may benefit neurosurgeons, such as functional neuroimaging (fMRI, SPECT, MEG) for presurgical cognitive mapping, as well as more traditional methods to predict outcomes after surgery, including neurocognitive testing and the Wada procedure. The book’s editors discuss why neuropsychologists add considerable value to the neurosurgical…
Author(s): Caleb M. Pearson, Eric Ecklund-Johnson, et al.

8. The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An Enquiry into the Functions of the Septo-Hippocampal System (Oxford Psychology Series) (2003)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadThe Neuropsychology of Anxiety first appeared in 1982 as the first volume in the Oxford Psychology Series, and it quickly established itself as the classic work on the subject. This completely updated and revised edition is essential for postgraduate students and researchers in experimental psychology and neuroscience, as well as for all clinical psychologists. #681,609 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #410 in Neuroscience (Books) #115 in Ophthalmology (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Gray, Neil McNaughton

9. The Little Black Book of Neuropsychology: A Syndrome-Based Approach (2016)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadFrom translating the patient’s medical records and test results to providing recommendations, the neuropsychological evaluation incorporates the science and practice of neuropsychology, neurology, and psychological sciences. The Little Black Book of Neuropsychology brings the practice and study of neuropsychology into concise step-by-step focus―without skimping on scientific quality. This one-of-a-kind assessment reference complements standard textbooks by outlining signs, symptoms, and complaints according to neuropsychological domain (such as…
Author(s): Mike R. Schoenberg, James G. Scott

10. Ethical Decision Making in Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN Workshop Series) (2018)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadThe ability to anticipate, avoid, and resolve ethical conflicts in neuropsychology is a dynamic process that must be developed and maintained over time. Ethics codes and professional guidelines are drafted and updated, changes in clinical practice occur, and new laws are implemented. To practice in a manner consistent with the highest ethics principles, neuropsychologists must be able to integrate the evolving ethical and legal requirements into their professional activities. The primary purpose of this 2nd edition is to review ethical guidelines…
Author(s): Shane S. Bush

11. Neuropsychological Report Writing (Evidence-Based Practice in Neuropsychology) (2016)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadAll neuropsychologists need to know how to produce evidence-based reports. This book brings together experts to provide an in-depth guide to high-quality report writing in a range of contexts, including evaluations of older adults, psychiatric patients, those with complex medical conditions, schoolchildren, and others. It reviews the fundamental elements of a clinical neuropsychological report and shows how to tailor findings, conclusions, and recommendations to particular audiences, such as referring physicians, school professionals, and legal decision makers. Of special utility, every chapter…
Author(s): Jacobus Donders

12. How Emotions Are Made (2018)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should Read“Fascinating . . . A thought-provoking journey into emotion science.” — Wall Street Journal “A singular book, remarkable for the freshness of its ideas and the boldness and clarity with which they are presented.” — Scientific American   “A brilliant and original book on the science of emotion, by the deepest thinker about this topic since Darwin.” — Daniel Gilbert, best-selling author of Stumbling on Happiness The science of emotion is in the midst of a revolution on par with the discovery of relativity in physics and natural selection in biology. Leading…
Author(s): Lisa Barrett

13. The Human Brain Coloring Book (Coloring Concepts) (1985)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadThe Human Brain Coloring Book provides a means of learning about the structure and function of the human brain through a process of coloring-by-directions (directed coloring). It was developed by internationally recognized neuroscientists and teachers Marian C. Diamond and Arnold B. Scheibel in association with highly acclaimed teacher and anatomist Lawrence M. Elson, creator of Coloring Concepts. This coloring book is designed for a wide range of users: informal learners, students of psychology and the biological sciences, medical, dental, nursing, and other health professional students, and…
Author(s): Marian C. Diamond, Arnold B Scheibel

14. Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment Second Edition (2009)

 Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should ReadNeuropsychological testing can identify changes in cognition, behavior, and emotion; aid in determining the cause of a disorder or developmental problem; and assist clinicians in planning treatment and rehabilitation. To use these tests properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret them. Now fully revised and in a second edition, Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment is that source. Completely updated to include the most current instruments, including the Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System (D-KEFS), the…
Author(s): Nancy Hebben

Best Neuropsychology Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some neuropsychology books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Evolutionary Neuropsychology: An Introduction to the Structures and Functions of the Human Brain

Author(s): Frederick L. Coolidge
ID: 2543603, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf

Board certification in clinical neuropsychology: a guide to becoming ABPP/ABCN certified without sacrificing your sanity

Author(s): Armstrong, Kira E
ID: 2597650, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 719 Kb, Format: pdf


ID: 2666226, Publisher: SPRINGER NATURE, Year: 2020, Size: 9 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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