Undergraduate education


Graduate education (Master course)


Graduate education (Ph.D. course)


Post-doctoral education




<Clinical Neuropsychology>

Definition of a Clinical Neuropsychologist by APA

National Academy of Neuropsychology

The following description was cited from by Eric H. Chudler, Ph.D. with permission.

“Neuroscientist” is actually a general word that describes someone who studies the nervous system. There are many career paths that neuroscientists can take:

Neuroanatomist studies the structure (anatomy) of the nervous system
Neurobiologist studies the biology of the nervous system
Neurochemist studies the chemistry (for example, neurotransmitters) of the nervous system
Neurological Surgeon a physician who performs surgery on the nervous system
Neurologist a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system
Neuropathologist studies diseases of the nervous system
Neuropharmacologist studies the action of drugs on the nervous system and/or behavior
Neuropsychologist studies brain-behavior relationships (especially cognitive functions) in humans
Neurophysiologist studies the physiology of the nervous system.
Physiological Psychologist (also known as a Psychobiologist or Biological Psychologist)
studies the neural basis of behavior
Psychiatrist a physician who diagnoses and treats mental disorders
Psychophysicist studies the relationships between environmental stimuli
(for example, light, sound, or heat) and the
resulting sensations and perceptions that they produce