Autism (Cognitive Development Series): Explaining the Enigma / Edition 2

Autism (Cognitive Development Series): Explaining the Enigma / Edition 2

by Uta Frith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631229019

ISBN-13: 9780631229018

Pub. Date: 10/15/2002

Publisher: Wiley

The updated edition of this classic account of autism includes a new chapter outlining recent developments in neuropsychological research, and overviews of the most important theoretical and practical consequences of Frith's original insights into this puzzling condition. Updated edition of this classic account of autism. Includes new sections covering practical

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The updated edition of this classic account of autism includes a new chapter outlining recent developments in neuropsychological research, and overviews of the most important theoretical and practical consequences of Frith's original insights into this puzzling condition. Updated edition of this classic account of autism. Includes new sections covering practical and theoretical developments, and a chapter on recent investigations of the neurological basis of psychological impairments in autism. Accessible to a broad general readership.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631229018
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/15/2002
Series:
Cognitive Development Series, #2
Edition description:
2ND, REVISED
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
680,317
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.82(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition.

Acknowledgements.

1. What is Autism?.

2. The Enchantment of Autism.

3. Lessons from History.

4. Is there an Autism Epidemic?.

5. Mind-reading and Mind-Blindness.

6. Autism Aloneness.

7. The Difficulty of Talking to Others.

8. Intelligence and Special Talent.

9. A Fragmented World.

10. Sensations and Repetitions.

11. Seeing the Brain through a Scanner.

12. A Different Brain – A Different Mind.

Notes.

Index.

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