Challenging “dogmas” in neuropsychology and related fields is important for the advancement of our professional development. Five dogmas that I have found worth challenging are reviewed in this article.

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The initial portion of this paper was presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Convention meeting on November 2, 2001, in San Francisco on the occasion of receiving the Distinguished Neuropsychologist Award. Due to fire alarm interruptions, the entire paper was not presented.