Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

International Neuropsychological Society

  • Suzanne PennaEmail author
  • Rebecca McCartney
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_627


International Neuropsychological Society (INS) consists of members from primarily scientific and educational backgrounds, such as researchers and scientist-practitioners. The Society originated in 1967 with close to 20 members and current membership totals over 4700 active members, with representation throughout the world. Membership includes a subscription to the Society’s journal Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, on-line access to the journal, discounts on books and journals from selected publishers, and the INS-NET, which is the INS newsletter.

There are three levels of membership: regular (full), associate (student), and emeritus. Regular members must have met qualifications (degrees, certifications, or other requirements) consistent with the profession in their country of origin and devote a significant proportion of their activities to neuropsychology or closely related fields. Regular members have the power to vote in the Society elections and...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Rehabilitation MedicineEmory University School of MedicineAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Behavioral HealthKaiser PermenanteAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Rehabilitation MedicineEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA