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Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition


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Mild Cognitive Impairment: International Perspectives

Mild Cognitive Impairment: International Perspectives

Holly A. Tuokko, David F. Hultsch
August 07, 2015

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been identified as an important clinical transition between normal aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Since treatments for AD are most likely to be most effective early in the course of the disease, MCI has become a topic of great importance...

Information Processing Speed in Clinical Populations

Information Processing Speed in Clinical Populations

John DeLuca, Jessica H. Kalmar
July 22, 2015

Although investigated for over 100 years, it is only now that we are beginning to understand how speed of information processing is affected in various clinical populations. Processing speed has a major impact on higher level cognitive abilities and is extremely vulnerable to neurological insult...

Minority and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment: Enduring and Emerging Trends

Minority and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment: Enduring and Emerging Trends

F. Richard Ferraro
July 21, 2015

Minority and cross-cultural psychology is more relevant now than ever in our diverse world. Given the dramatic local and global changes occurring daily with regard to demographics, population changes, and immigration issues, minority and cross-cultural psychology is fast becoming a respected and...

Geriatric Neuropsychology: Practice Essentials

Geriatric Neuropsychology: Practice Essentials

Shane S. Bush, Thomas A. Martin
September 11, 2014

The text provides a lifespan developmental approach to neuropsychology. It addresses the many issues in neuropsychological assessment that differ between younger and older adults. It describes the symptoms, neuropathology, diagnostic considerations, and treatment options of common neurological...

The Behavioural and Emotional Complications of Traumatic Brain Injury

The Behavioural and Emotional Complications of Traumatic Brain Injury

Simon F. Crowe
September 11, 2014

It is difficult to imagine what it must be like for someone following the personal crisis and catastrophe that ensues as a result of a serious traumatic brain injury (TBI). The individual is confronted with a huge range of alterations in his or her normal functioning, operating at the...

Neuropsychology and Substance Use: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions

Neuropsychology and Substance Use: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions

Ari Kalechstein, Wilfred G. van Gorp
September 11, 2014

Substance use continues to be a major public health problem, and the ramifications of this are manifold. For instance, at present, on a yearly basis, the total economic cost of substance misuse is literally hundreds of billions of dollars. These costs are related to a number of factors, including,...

Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes: A Lifespan Perspective

Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes: A Lifespan Perspective

Peter J. Anderson, Vicki Anderson, Rani Jacobs
September 11, 2014

This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing...

The Quantified Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment

The Quantified Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment

Amir M. Poreh
June 09, 2014

Since the late 1800s psychologists have been interested in discerning the strategies subjects employ to solve psychological tests (Piaget, 1928, Werner, 1940, Gesell, 1941). Much of this work, however, has relied on qualitative observations. In the 1970s, Edith Kaplan adopted this approach to the...

Cognitive Reserve: Theory and Applications

Cognitive Reserve: Theory and Applications

Yaakov Stern
June 09, 2014

Cognitive reserve has emerged as a powerful concept for interpreting individual differences in susceptibility to, and recovery from, brain injury or pathology. Underlying cognitive reserve is the idea that individual differences in how cognitive tasks are mediated in the brain allow some people to...

Brain Injury Treatment: Theories and Practices

Brain Injury Treatment: Theories and Practices

Jose Leon-Carrion, Klaus R. H. von Wild, George A. Zitnay
December 20, 2013

Brain Injury Treatment: Theories and Practices is a thorough and wide-ranging account of the rehabilitation of brain injury. Written from an international perspective, this book presents a detailed discussion of the basic science of brain injury. It explains the treatments used in brain injury...

The Neuropsychology of Asian Americans

The Neuropsychology of Asian Americans

Daryl E.M. Fujii
September 08, 2010

This volume is the first comprehensive resource to assist neuropsychologists to provide culturally competent services to Asian Americans. It highlights pertinent historical socio-cultural characteristics of the largest Asian American ethnic groups, which helps to...

Neurobehavioral Toxicology: Neurological and Neuropsychological Perspectives, Volume III: Central Nervous System

Neurobehavioral Toxicology: Neurological and Neuropsychological Perspectives, Volume III: Central Nervous System

Stanley Berent, James W. Albers
November 18, 2008

This is the final volume in a three-volume work that has addressed the scientific methodologies relevant to clinical neurobehavioral toxicology. Volume I focused on basic concepts and methodologies in Neurobehavioral Toxicology, with Volume II focusing on the peripheral nervous system. Volume III...

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