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Developmental Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach

Developmental Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach

2nd Edition

Vicki Anderson, Elisabeth Northam, Jacquie Wrennall
August 03, 2018

This fully updated edition of Developmental Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach addresses key issues in child neuropsychology with a unique emphasis on evidence-informed clinical practice rather than research issues. Although research findings are presented, they are described with emphasis...

Perspectives on Agrammatism

Perspectives on Agrammatism

1st Edition

Roelien Bastiaanse, Cynthia K. Thompson
June 16, 2017

Agrammatic aphasia (agrammatism), resulting from brain damage to regions of the brain involved in language processing, affects grammatical aspects of language. Therefore, research examining language breakdown (and recovery) patterns in agrammatism is of great interest and importance to linguists,...

Neurobehavioural Disability and Social Handicap Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Neurobehavioural Disability and Social Handicap Following Traumatic Brain Injury

2nd Edition

Tom M. McMillan, Rodger Ll. Wood
February 14, 2017

Neurobehavioural disability (NBD) follows many forms of serious brain injury and is a major constraint on social independence. This book brings together a group of leading academics and practising clinicians to provide an overview of the nature of NBD, considering how it translates into social...

Developmental Disorders of the Brain

Developmental Disorders of the Brain

2nd Edition

Nicole J. Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Peter G. Enticott
October 25, 2016

Developmental Disorders of the Brain: Brain and Behaviour addresses disabilities that occur or have their roots in the early, developmental phase of life which are of utmost concern to parents, siblings, carers and teachers. This text describes the latest clinical and behavioral findings of...

Neuropsychology of Art: Neurological, Cognitive, and Evolutionary Perspectives

Neuropsychology of Art: Neurological, Cognitive, and Evolutionary Perspectives

2nd Edition

Dahlia W. Zaidel
November 10, 2015

Fully updated, the second edition of Neuropsychology of Art offers a fascinating exploration of the brain regions and neuronal systems which support artistic creativity, talent and appreciation. This landmark book is the first to draw upon neurological, evolutionary, and cognitive perspectives, and...

Milestones in the History of Aphasia: Theories and Protagonists

Milestones in the History of Aphasia: Theories and Protagonists

1st Edition

Juergen Tesak, Chris Code
August 11, 2015

Milestones in the History of Aphasia surveys the history of aphasia from its earliest mentions in ancient times, to the turn of the new millennium in 2000. The book takes a predominantly chronological approach starting with an examination of the earliest medical documents and medieval attempts to...

Neuropsychology of Art: Neurological, Cognitive and Evolutionary Perspectives

Neuropsychology of Art: Neurological, Cognitive and Evolutionary Perspectives

1st Edition

Dahlia W. Zaidel
April 27, 2015

The significance of art in human existence has long been a source of puzzlement, fascination, and mystery. In Neuropsychology of Art, Dahlia W. Zaidel explores the brain regions and neuronal systems that support artistic creativity, talent, and appreciation.Both the visual and musical arts are...

Clinical Perspectives on Primary Progressive Aphasia

Clinical Perspectives on Primary Progressive Aphasia

1st Edition

Lyndsey Nickels, Karen Croot
April 27, 2015

Primary progressive aphasia is a type of dementia that progressively impairs language abilities (speaking, understanding, reading and writing) and may eventually affect other aspects of thinking, movement and/or personality. For the person with primary progressive aphasia, these problems have a...

Social and Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Social and Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury

2nd Edition

Skye McDonald, Leanne Togher, Chris Code
November 07, 2013

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can seriously disrupt the social and communication skills that are basic requirements for everyday life. It is the loss of these interpersonal skills that can be the most devastating for people with TBI and their families. Although there are many books that focus upon...

The Neuropsychology of Smell and Taste

The Neuropsychology of Smell and Taste

1st Edition

G. Neil Martin
July 03, 2013

Smell and taste are our most misunderstood senses. Given a choice between losing our sense of smell and taste, or our senses of sight and hearing, most people nominate the former, rather than the latter. Yet our sense of smell and taste has the power to stir up memories, alter our mood and even...

Category Specificity in Brain and Mind

Category Specificity in Brain and Mind

1st Edition

Emer Forde, Glyn Humphreys
December 07, 2012

Some of the most fascinating deficits in neuropsychology concern the failure to recognise common objects from one semantic category, such as living things, when there is no such difficulty with objects from another, such as non-living things. Over the past twenty years, numerous cases of these '...

Anomia: Theoretical and Clinical Aspects

Anomia: Theoretical and Clinical Aspects

1st Edition

Matti Laine, Nadine Martin
November 30, 2012

Naming is a fundamental aspect of language. Word-finding deficit, anomia, is the most common symptom of language dysfunction occurring after brain damage. Besides its practical importance, anomia gives a fascinating view on the inner workings of language in the brain. There has been significant...

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