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International Neuropsychological Society

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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 4,500 active members, with representation throughout the world. Membership includes a subscription to the society’s journal, 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 two levels of membership: regular and associate. 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 to hold office. Associate members must currently be enrolled in an academic program...

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  • INS website: https://www.the-ins.org

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McCartney, R. (2011). International Neuropsychological Society. In: Kreutzer, J.S., DeLuca, J., Caplan, B. (eds) Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-79948-3_627

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