CONTRECOUP By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. neurological damage in one hemisphere of the brain stemming from forces impacting the opposite hemisphere. CONTRECOUP: "Contrecoup occurs often in vehicular accidents." Related Psychology Terms NEGLECT DYSLEXIA EYELASH SIGN RIGHT-HEMISPHERE CONSCIOUSNESS TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TB1) CONGENITAL DEFECT ABSCESS REDUPLICATIVE PARAMNESIA BRAIN DISORDER ACALCULIA ACCELERATION EFFECTS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONTRECOUP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/contrecoup/ (accessed August 8, 2020).