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The Neuropsychological Research Laboratory was established in conjunction with the USF Neuropsychology Division which evaluates the cognitive functioning of individuals with known or suspected neuropathology. In order to facilitate research aimed at understanding the relationships between cognition and various disease states (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, stroke, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, etc.), we have created databases to support such work.

Active datasets include:

The Neuropsychological Functioning in Humans: A database for Neuropsychology is a comprehensive IRB-approved database which includes information on all aspects of cognition such as intelligence, attention/concentration, processing speed, language, visuospatial skills, memory, and executive functioning.

MemRee is a web-based, database application that tracks selected information about patients of USF's Memory Disorders Clinic (MDC). The database has two main purposes: to generate quarterly and yearly reports for the Department of Elder Affairs and to facilitate future research projects through the USF MDC.

The Neuropsychology Research Laboratory also collaborates with the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (FADRC) to investigate brain and behavior relationships as well as identify early neuropsychological signs of Alzheimer's disease.

In addition to the clinical and research components of the Neuropsychological Research Laboratory, we also provide education and training to several undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral trainees. Didactic opportunities are available for these students to learn about neuropsychological testing, neurological diseases, and neuropsychiatric disorders. In addition, trainees are able to shadow clinicians (neuropsychologists and geriatric psychiatrists).

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