Neuropsychology

Description

The way in which psychological processes affect the human brain, its structure and functioning mode.

Alternative labels

neuropsychology studies
neuropsychological processes
neurological psychology
neuro-psychology
knowledge of neuropsychology

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Neuropsychology is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Speech and language therapist: Speech and language therapists focus on the aetiology, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of communication and swallowing disorders in people of all ages in order to help them maintain, promote, improve, initiate, or recover the ability to communicate both verbally and nonverbally. They address the development of language, speech, vocal and hearing functions, and disorders and disabilities in the cranial, facial, and oral area.

Optional knowledge

Neuropsychology is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Neuropsychology – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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