Environments as Therapy for Brain Dysfunction

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468430837
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Series: Advances in Behavioral Biology Series , #17
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1976
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

The Influence of Experience on Recovery Following Brain Damage in Rodents: Hypotheses Based on Developmental Research.- Malnutrition and Early Environmental Experience: Possible Interactive Effects on Later behavior.- Environmental Therapy in Hypothyroid and Other Disadvantaged Animal Populations.- The Effects of Total Social Isolation Rearing on Behavior of Rhesus and Pigtail Macaques.- Environments of Dysfunction: The Relevance of Primate Animal Models.- Neural Responses to Therapeutic Environments.- Environmental Programming to Foster Competence and Prevent Mental Retardation in Infancy.- The Influence of Severe Malnutrition in Infancy on the Intelligence of Children at School Age: An Ecological Perspective.- Caregiver-Infant Interaction as a Focus for Therapeutic Intervention with Human Infants.- Determination and Prevention of Infant Brain Dysfunction: Sensory and Nonsensory Factors.- Some Methodological Considerations in the Study of Abnormal Conditions.- Summary and Afterthoughts.

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