Psychometric Confirmation of Neuropsychological Theory

  • Kurt A. Moehle
  • Jeffrey L. Rasmussen
  • Kathleen B. Fitzhugh-Bell
Part of the Human Neuropsychology book series (HN)


Although North American clinical neuropsychology has been traditionally data-based and empirical (Beaumont, 1983; Luria & Majovsky, 1977; Russell, 1986), the need for theoretical direction is evidenced by the eagerness with which many neuropsychologists have embraced recent hypotheses in theory-rich cognitive psychology (Szekeres, Ylvisaker, & Holland, 1985) and past hypotheses in neurological theory (e.g., Luria, 1980). Many see neuropsychology and cognitive psychology as compatible and complimentary areas (Gazzaniga, 1984) and propose that a wedding of knowledge from the two areas might lead to new insights about brain functioning and cognition.


Confirmatory Factor Analysis Brain Functioning Cognitive Rehabilitation Factor Analytic Study Clinical Neuropsychology 
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  • Kurt A. Moehle
  • Jeffrey L. Rasmussen
  • Kathleen B. Fitzhugh-Bell

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