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The Role of the Neuropsychologist in the Personal Injury or Workers’ Compensation Case

Put simply, a neuropsychologist is an expert on brain-behavior relationships.  If a person experiences injury to brain tissue, there can be an impact on cognitive, behavioral, and personality functioning, depending on the severity of the brain injury, the part(s) of the brain impacted, and a host of other factors.  The neuropsychologist is an expert on [...]

Concussion Update from a North Carolina Neuropsychologist

We are entering the end of a foundational era in concussion assessment and management research.  Much research has been published over the past 10-15 years concerning concussion, and probably moreso than in any time in history.  The research has raised more questions than answers.  There is still no single recognized definition of mild traumatic brain [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:32+00:00 July 25th, 2015|concussion|0 Comments

Brain Injury 101: A Guide from a North Carolina Neuropsychologist

Every brain injury is different.  The frontal lobes and temporal lobes can be susceptible to injury because of the location of bone near the brain.  The frontal lobes are particularly important for planning, organization, problem-solving, memory, impulse control, decision-making, selective attention, and control of behavior and emotions.  The temporal lobes are located on the sides [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:32+00:00 July 25th, 2015|traumatic brain injury|0 Comments

Should My Client Get Functional Neuroimaging?: The Forensic Neuropsychologist – Attorney Dialogue

Should My Client Get Functional Neuroimaging?:  The Forensic Neuropsychologist - Attorney Dialogue Questions abound regarding the role of neuroimaging in the courtroom and its relationship to neuropsychological testing, behavioral disturbance, and day to day functioning.  There have been recent advances in neuroimaging, resulting in functional neuroimaging methods such as SPECT, PET, QEEG, MEG, DTI, and [...]

Strategies to Compensate for Difficulty Remembering Conversations – From a Clinical Neuropsychologist

As a clinical neuropsychologist I frequently work with individuals who report they have difficulty recalling details of conversations.  Here are some strategies to compensate for this problem which some people have found useful. Use active listening.  Summarize what the person says back to them briefly Ask them a key question or 2 about the instructions [...]

Top Tips to Compensate for Attention and Concentration Problems from a Neuropsychologist

Top Tips to Refocus Attention and Concentration from a Neuropsychologist Have a Preparation stage, or pre-performance routine: Create a mental and physical environment that helps you focus.  In sports performance coaching, athletes are taught to filter out 2 levels: External distractions: in sports this looks like official making a bad call, poor field conditions, hostile [...]

Memory Strategies for Veterans with TBI and PTSD

Memory Strategies for Veterans with TBI and PTSD Here are some memory strategies that can be used for Veterans with TBI and PTSD.  They are from my 8 years of work with Veterans with TBI and PTSD, and many of the ideas came from Veterans themselves. Remembering _______ I gotta do (healthcare appointments, paying bills, [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:32+00:00 July 6th, 2015|traumatic brain injury|0 Comments

Is Rest after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) for the Best?

Is Rest after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) for the Best? There was a report on National Public Radio this morning related to this topic which provides a fascinating update for those of us engaged in traumatic brain injury (TBI) care.  A recent study at the Cleveland Clinic concluded that "People With Brain Injuries Heal Faster [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:32+00:00 July 6th, 2015|traumatic brain injury|0 Comments

How Do I Locate and Select a Forensic Neuropsychologist in Charlotte, NC or Anywhere Else?

How Do I Locate and Select a Forensic Neuropsychologist in Charlotte, NC or Anywhere Else? The selection of a forensic neuropsychologist for an independent medical evaluation (IME) in neuropsychology begins with the forensic neuropsychologist’s credentials.  Board certification in clinical neuropsychology is particularly critical, because this provides an indicator that that expert evaluator has undergone a [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:32+00:00 July 5th, 2015|neuropsychologist in Charlotte, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What if Post-Concussive Symptoms Aren’t Really Post-Concussive in Some Cases?

What if Post-Concussive Symptoms Aren’t Really Post-Concussive in Some Cases? Recently there has been quite a bit of discussion among forensic neuropsychologists about young people who, while considered previously healthy and high achieving, are now reporting quite a bit of decline in functioning following experiencing a single very mild concussion, where in most cases symptom [...]