Dr. Sam Goldstein

Neuropsychologist - Author -
Test Developer - Educator

The Banned
Sigmund Freud

Sam Goldstein

Dr. Sam Goldstein

Sam Goldstein, Ph.D. is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine and on staff at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute. He is Clinical Director of the Neurology Learning and Behavior Center. The Center conducts evaluations, consultation and provides treatment services to 300 individuals and families each year. Dr. Goldstein has authored fifty trade and science texts as well as over three dozen science based book chapters and thirty peer reviewed research articles. He has also co-authored six psychological tests. He currently serves as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Attention Disorders and sits on the editorial boards of six peer reviewed journals. He is Co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Child Development. Recent books include the Handbook of Intelligence: Evolutionary Theory, Historical Perspective and Current Concepts, Handbook of Resilience – 2nd Edition, Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Handbooks of Neurodevelopmental and Genetic Disorders in Children and Adults, Assessment of Intelligence and Achievement, Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Handbook of Executive Functioning, Assessment of Impairment and Managing Children’s Classroom Behavior: Creating Sustainable Resilient Classrooms. He is the co-author of the Autism Spectrum Rating Scales, Comprehensive Executive Functioning Inventory, Rating Scales of Impairment and the Cognitive Assessment System Second Edition. Currently he has three books and four psychological tests in development. He has lectured to thousands of professionals and the lay public in the U.S., South America, Asia, Australia and Europe.

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The Power of Resilience

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Fostering strength, hope and optimism in our children.

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ADHD Testing with Virtual Reality

Co-Developed with Dr. Sam Goldstein

A Virtual Reality Assessment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

AULA is the first well developed, norm referenced, virtual reality measure to evaluate attention, vigilance, impulse control and activity level in a simulated classroom. The test runs into a Samsung Virtual Reality system comprised by a Samsung Gear VR that provides high accuracy on all the measurements tracked by AULA, and simplifies the use of the tool.

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