Learn more about Neuropsychologists and how to choose the right one for you

Learn more about Neuropsychologists

A neuropsychologist specializes in the relationship between the brain and human behavior. Neuropsychologists evaluate, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate people of all ages with neurological, developmental or psychological conditions that affect cognitive function, which is a person’s ability to think, reason, remember and learn.

A neuropsychologist typically:

 
  • Evaluates a patient’s medical history

  • Interviews the patient, family and others who can be helpful

  • Performs a neuropsychological evaluation and interprets the results to help reach a diagnosis

  • Determines the presence and extent of cognitive problems

  • Identifies psychological components of cognitive problems

  • Consults with doctors and other healthcare providers

  • Treats and rehabilitates people with cognitive and emotional problems related to the central nervous system

Neuropsychologists may also be known as simply a psychologist or as a neurological psychologist.

There are 146 specialists practicing Neuropsychology in New Jersey with an overall average rating of 3.9 stars. There are 12 hospitals in New Jersey with affiliated Neuropsychology specialists, including Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Cooper University Hospital.

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