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Henry Soper
Henry Soper, PhD
Doctoral Faculty - School of Psychology
Camarillo, CA

PhD, Physiological/Comparative Psychology
University of Connecticut, 1974

Areas of Instruction:

  • Neuropsychology
  • Biological Bases of Behavior
  • Language Pathology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Research Design

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

Research Interests:
  • Hemispheric Organization
  • Right Hemisphere Functioning
  • Executive Functioning
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
  • Mental Retardation
  • Prosody
Practice Interests:
  • Neuropsychology
  • Forensic neuropsychology
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Battered Women
  • Hypnotherapy

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American College of Forensic Examiners
  • American Psychological Association (1, 3, 6, 40)
  • International Brain Research Organization
  • International Neuropsychology Society
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • Psychonomic Science
  • Sigma Xi
  • Society for Neuroscience

Honors and Awards:

  • 1984-1985: Chief Fellow, Department of Neuropsychology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 1984-1985: National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow (NIMH)  
  • 1976-1978: National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow (ADAMHA)
  • 1972-1974: State of Connecticut Predoctoral Fellowship
  • 1965: Normal Hall Award, Yale University
  • 1965: Robert R. Chamberlain Award, Yale University
  • 1962: Bausch and Lomb Science Award


  • Bennett, T. L., McHale, T. J., & Soper, H. V. (2011). Disorders of Written Language. In C. Noggle, R. Dean, & A. M. Horton (Eds.). The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders (pp. 262-265). New York: Springer, 262-263.
  • Soper, H. V., Murray, M. O., & Fiebig, J. N. (2011). Austim. In C. Noggle, R. Dean, & A. M. Horton (Eds.). The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders (pp. 125-128). New York: Springer.
  • Soper, H. V., Spicer, S., & Fiebig, J. N. (2011). Pick?s Disease. In C. Noggle, R. Dean, & A. M. Horton (Eds.). The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders (pp.589-591). New York: Springer.
  • Horton, A. M., Soper, H. V., McHale, T, & Doig, H. M. (2010). Pediatric Neuropsychology of Substance Abuse. In A. Smith (Ed.) Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology pp. 943-954). New York, Springer Publishing Company.
  • Soper, H. V., & Pelz-Sherman, D. J. (2010). Special Difficulties of Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Forensic Arena. In A. M. Horton & L. Hartlage (Eds.) Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology, 2nd ed. New York: Springer, pp. 493-505.
  • Soper, H. V., & Horton A. M. (2010).  Pediatric Forensic Neuropsychology. In A. Davis, (Ed.) Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology (1051-1064). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Spicer, S, Swann, C., & Soper, H. V. (2010). Neuroscience studies overview, Brain Hemispheric Functioning and Lateralization. In Four Arrows, G. Cajete, & J. Lee (Eds.) Critical Neurophilosophy and Indigenous Wisdom. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp. 109-113.
  • Horton, A. M., & Soper, H. V. (2008). Neuropsychology of Children?s Memory. In J. Reed & J. Warner (Eds.) Child Neuropsychology. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 218-234.
  • Soper, H.V., & Horton, A. M. (2008). Forensic Neuropsychology Report Writing: Opinions and Conclusions. In G. Murrey (Ed.) The Forensic Evaluation of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Handbook for Clinicians and Attorneys, 2nd ed. Taylor & Francis: London, pp. 67-90.
  • Soper, H. V., Canavan, F., and Wolfson, S. S. (2007). Neuropsychology of Autism Spectrum Disorders. In A. M. Horton & D. Wedding (Eds.) Neuropsychology Handbook, 3rd Ed. Elsevier: Philadelphia, pp. 681-703.

Professional Experience:

  • Doctoral Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.

Other Professional Activities:

  • 2004-present: Adjunct Graduate Faculty (part time), Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA.
  • 1995-present: Private Practice, Neuropsychology (part time), Ventura, CA.
  • 1991-2001: Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
  • 1982-1983: Camarillo State Hospital and Developmental Center, California Department of Health (APA Approved)
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