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National Academy of Neuropsychology

  1. Robert W. Elliot1,
  2. Charles Golden2,
  3. Robert McCaffrey3

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0579

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

How to Cite

Elliot, R. W., Golden, C. and McCaffrey, R. 2010. National Academy of Neuropsychology. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Aerospace Health Institute, Los Angeles, CA

  2. 2

    Nova Southeastern University, FL

  3. 3

    State University of New York at Albany, NY

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

Abstract

The National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) was founded in 1975 as a membership organization established for individuals interested in the field of neuropsychology, a field within psychology focused on the practice and study of the relationship between the brain and behavior. With over 3,300 members in all states and 24 countries, NAN has developed into an organization that represents the diverse interests of scientist-practitioners, clinicians, and researchers in the field of neuropsychology.