Handbk of Neuropsychology: Volume 1

Handbk of Neuropsychology Volume In recent years there has been an enormous increase in interest into disorders of higher cortical functions and into brain behavior relationships The Handbook of Neuropsychology has been planned as a

  • Title: Handbk of Neuropsychology: Volume 1
  • Author: François Boller Jordan Grafman H. Goodglass
  • ISBN: 9780444904935
  • Page: 104
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In recent years there has been an enormous increase in interest into disorders of higher cortical functions and into brain behavior relationships The Handbook of Neuropsychology has been planned as a reference source that will provide for the first time comprehensive and current coverage of both experimental and clinical aspects of neuropsychology The chapter authors havIn recent years there has been an enormous increase in interest into disorders of higher cortical functions and into brain behavior relationships The Handbook of Neuropsychology has been planned as a reference source that will provide for the first time comprehensive and current coverage of both experimental and clinical aspects of neuropsychology The chapter authors have produced in depth reviews that go beyond a summary of their results and points of view Each chapter is up to date, covering the latest developments in methodology and theory Discussion of bedside evaluations, laboratory techniques, as well as theoretical models are all to be found in the Handbook In addition, the editors have attempted to make the Handbook as coherent as possible by encouraging minimal overlap in topic matter The first section introduces historical developments in neuropsychology, approaches to the clinical and experimental assessment of higher cortical functions, as well as statistical and methodological issues In addition, the introduction covers cerebral dominance, and specialization as well as models of cognition Section 2 Topic Editor Professor G.Rizzolatti deals with normal and disordered attentional processes in experimental animals and in humans Section 3 Topic Editor Professor H Goodglass encompasses language, aphasia, and related disorders it is shared over Volumes 1 and 2 This section emphasizes both the classical syndromes of aphasic disorders as well as the contribution of modern neurolinguistics Special issues include bilingual and polyglot aphasia, disorders of sign language, aphasia in left handers, as well as recovery and therapy of aphasia This section concludes with chapters on disorders of gestural behavior and apraxia.

    775 Comment

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *