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A neuropychologist explains what’s so special about the skill of a court reporter.

Here is an excerpt from a neuropsychologist’s deposition which we think you will find very interesting!

The neuropsychologist is describing the intricacies of the human brain.

Neuropsychologist:  May I give an example of this?

Counsel:  Sure.

Neuropsychologist:  Okay.  If you look — and the example is this: Our brains are a miracle.  Okay.  They’re a miracle that needs to be protected.  And if you look at the court reporter right now, as an example, okay, this is a miracle in progress happening right before your eyes.


Let me just explain what she needs to do.  I am speaking, so the information has to come in through her ear into her temporal lobe, and it has to go log itself into the language center. She has to be able to comprehend what I’m saying.

Then it has to get rerouted to the prefrontal cortex where it has to hold — she has to be able to hold the information, because, you know, I continuously talk so she has to hold it.  Right?

Then she has to analyze it, integrate it and synthesize it.  Then it has to go back to the cerebellum and she has to be able to execute this, and she has to be able to then convert my words into those little squiggly marks.  Have you ever seen court reporters have little squiggly language things?

So she has to convert it into a different language, and the white matter tracks allows her to reroute all of this information simultaneously without effort.  Okay.

We take our brains for granted.  She’s sitting here.  I’m probably talking too fast for her, but she’s able to do this simultaneously. Seamlessly.  Okay.

No animal on the planet can do this.  All right.  That’s why I believe court reporters will never be replaced.  Because no technical — no technology could replace the beauty of that brain and the miracle of  that brain.  And that’s why your brain should always be protected and you should take care of it.


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Doris O. Wong Associates, Inc., was the first court reporting firm in Boston to embrace computer-aided transcription back in 1977.


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How qualified is your court reporter?

Doris O. Wong Associates employs nationally certified reporters who have 25-45 years of experience.  Unlike other agencies, we only hire certified reporters, as we believe that credentials attest to their competence and reflect their commitment to the profession.  Our reporters have embraced our culture of quality transcripts, exemplary service, and the need to embrace leading-edge technology.  We appreciate your business and stand ready to assist you with all of your court reporting needs.

A court reporter who has earned NCRA certifications has been tested for speed and accuracy.  All court reporters hired by Doris O. Wong Associates, Inc., are NCRA certified. Just as clients seek your expertise based on your credentials, experience, and reputation, our clients demand the same. 

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It’s no laughing matter.  You rely on court reporters to hear every word, to prepare an accurate record of the proceedings, and to meet your deadline.  We feel the weight of this responsibility on a daily basis and remain committed to providing the best services possible.