About the Author

Robert L. Mapou received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Emory University, in Atlanta, GA and completed pre- and post-doctoral training in neuropsychology in Atlanta and in Boston, MA. He is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). Since 1993, he has been a clinical neuropsychologist in independent practice with William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Associates, LLC, Silver Spring, MD, where he specializes in the evaluation of adolescents and adults with learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He holds faculty appointments in the Department of Neurology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. In 2007, Dr. Mapou completed a 5-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, having served as President from 2004 to 2006 and Vice President from 2002 to 2004. Dr. Mapou has published and presented widely on the topics of adult learning disabilities and ADHD, the neurobehavioral effects of HIV disease, neuropsychological assessment, cognitive and behavioral effects of traumatic brain injury, and other neuropsychological issues. He is senior editor of the 1995 book, Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment: A Cognitive Approach; previously served on the editorial boards of Neuropsychology, the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation and the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society; and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for other neuropsychological journals.

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