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We conducted a national survey of psychologists who offer neuropsychological services to determine levels of training, current practices, and views on professional issues. All subjects were listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology and/or the American Psychological Association Directory as having some affiliation with(More)
We review the literature on clinical judgment and statistical/actuarial prediction both in clinical psychology and in neuropsychology and we attempt to place these findings within the broader context of judgment theory. Current research on judgment in neuropsychology is consistent with research in other areas that documents the limitations of humans as(More)
We surveyed assumptions with regard to the relation between age and outcome of head injury (a.k.a. the "Kennard Principle"). Two groups (N = 120) of practicing clinicians were sent background information about a mild to moderate head injury in which only the age of the patient varied and were asked to predict likely outcome (degree of impairment). Predicted(More)
Starting with the Daubert case, courtroom rules and guides regulating the admissibility of scientific evidence have undergone major revisions over the past 10 to 15 years. We review these changes and current legal rules and guides, in particular their impact on the admission of behavioral sciences evidence and testimony. We examine commonly intended(More)
Comprehensive neuropsychological assessment was performed on a series of patients with treated classical phenylketonuria. All patients showed a similar cluster of performance deficits in motor and visual-motor functions, spatial operations, academic skill areas, and select areas of higher level reasoning. The results are consistent with other(More)