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Neuropsychology’s race problem does not begin or end with demographically adjusted norms

Demographically adjusted norms that include sociocultural factors such as race can provide an evidence-based approach for addressing the chronic systemic and diagnostic inequities in the interpretation of neuropsychological tests. However, these norms have important limitations, and more work is needed to improve the diagnostic validity of neuropsychological assessments in diverse populations.

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Byrd, D.A., Rivera-Mindt, M.G. Neuropsychology’s race problem does not begin or end with demographically adjusted norms. Nat Rev Neurol 18, 125–126 (2022).

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