PSY4560 Columbia Southern Unit 6 Neuropsychological Assessment Tools PPT

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For the Unit VI PowerPoint Presentation you will focus on two neuropsychological assessment tools. For each tool, incorporate the following in your presentation:

  • Identify neurobiological functions of the brain measured by the tool.
  • Explain how the neuropathology assessment tool is used.
  • Provide a brief overview of each tool chosen, including assessment tool components, administration, and scoring.

Your presentation should be 10-15 slides in length (not including the title or references slides). You must use at least one outside source from the CSU Online Library. All sources used must be cited and referenced according to APA style.

TEXTBOOK: Gregory, R. J. (2014). Psychological testing: History, principles, and applications (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

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 Clinical neuropsychology is a field with a specific duty of the assessment of the brain functioning.

The best way to asses the human brain is through the Neuropsychology tests which in this case are
designed to examine various cognitive abilities which include the processing of information,
language, and memory (Allpsychologycareers, 2018).
 Through the testing of various cognitive abilities and performance patterns, neuropsychologists have
the ability to make inferences about the functionality of the brain. There exist various
neuropsychology tests, however, for the purpose of this presentation I will take a look at two of those
which include;

o Ammons Quick Test
o Finger Tapping (Oscillation Test)

Ammons Quick Test
 An Ammons Quick Test (QT) is defined as an intelligence test that assesses premorbid intelligence.

In most instances, it may be regarded as a passive response picture-vocabulary test.
 Robert Ammons designed this test in 1962, and it can be administered to both attention span deficit
individuals and the physically disabled.

Neurobiological Functions
 Neurobiological Functions is referred to as a framework of concepts based on the structure and

function of the nervous system.
 The Ammons Quick Test, in this case, is a neuropsychological test that assesses the general
intelligence of patients. Patients IQ scores are measured in these tests hence the neurobiological
functions regulated by the Ammons Quick Test are the intelligence of pati...

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