Explore BrainMass

A neuropsychological instrument

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Offer good data on the Bender Visual-Motor Gestalt Test.
Describe a neuropsychological instrument and explain how it is used to assess disability or neurological dysfunction.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 6:14 am ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

Neuropsychological Instrument:

Neuropsychological instrument is a tool that helps in determining the absence and the presence of the possibility of impairments in the brain. It also helps in determining the type of impairment that is suspected to be present for example if it is a stroke or a tumor. It also determines the acuteness, severity, localization and lateralization of the impairment. A clinical neuropsychologist uses a clinical neuropsychological evaluation tool to study how the brain functions. The tool is composed of procedures for neuropsychological and psychological that are used to measure the skills and abilities of individuals. The neuropsychological procedures measure the mental abilities that are higher for an individual. The clinical neuropsychological evaluation is used to identify the unique abilities and skills for an individual (Brooker, n.d).

How it can be improved:

It is difficult to identify students with learning disabilities because their skills in learning can be affected by the environment at home and therefore it is important to come up with an instrument that is can provide a diagnosis accurately so as to separate the different factors that are suspected to be the cause of the disability. The instruments can be ...

Solution Summary

A neuropsychological instrument is determined.

See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Milan Overall Dementia Assessment (MODA)

History of assessment tool: Dementia and how the Milan Overall Dementia Assessment came into use.

*List reference in APA format
*No plagiarism

View Full Posting Details