Tag Archives: neuropsychology

Navy Neuropsychology and TBI in Afghanistan

By Lt. Ana Soper, neuropsychologist, Naval Hospital Beaufort A neuropsychologist looks at the impact of what a person’s brain does (memory, attention, and other types of cognitive functioning) on how he or she functions in day-to-day life.   The neuropsychologist in Afghanistan helps warfighters and professionals understand the causes and consequences of suspected cognitive, mood, and personality changes. Neuropsychologists in the …

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Tips for Making a Comeback After Traumatic Brain Injury

By Lt. Ana Soper, PhD, staff neuropsychologist, Naval Hospital Beaufort, S.C. March is Brain Injury Awareness month, and a time to remember our service members and their families affected by brain injury. As an active duty Navy neuropsychologist working with those affected by TBI,  I’ve developed several tips to help service members and their loved ones during their recovery: 1) …

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Navy Neuropsychology: Meeting the Needs of the Warfighter

By Cmdr. Carrie Kennedy, Neuropsychologist/Aerospace Experimental Psychologist, Marine Corps Embassy Security Group Navy neuropsychology has undergone massive changes in the past ten years. From a community that regularly maintained only three to four active duty neuropsychologists at a time to one in which we haven’t been able to procure and grow enough, we have been a much-needed clinical specialty in order to …

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