Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology / Edition 5

Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology / Edition 5

by Bryan Kolb, Ian Q. Whishaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716753006

ISBN-13: 9780716753001

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Worth Publishers

Written by two masterful researchers and educators, Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology was the first textbook to introduce students to the scientific exploration of human behavior from a neuroscientist’s perspective. With this updated edition, Bryan Kolb and Ian Whishaw again take students to the very forefront of one of the most eventful and

Overview

Written by two masterful researchers and educators, Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology was the first textbook to introduce students to the scientific exploration of human behavior from a neuroscientist’s perspective. With this updated edition, Bryan Kolb and Ian Whishaw again take students to the very forefront of one of the most eventful and impactful areas of scientific inquiry today, making an extraordinary amount of recent research and the real-world impact of those discoveries fascinating and accessible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716753001
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
A Series of Books in Psychology
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
763
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Background

1. The Development of Neuropsychology

2. Research on the Origins of the Human Brain and Behavior

3. Nervous System Organization

4. The Structure and Electrical Activity of Neurons

5. Communication Between Neurons

6. The Influence of Drugs and Hormones on Behavior

7. Imaging the Brain’s Activity


Part II Cortical Organization

8. Organization of the Sensory Systems

9. Organization of the Motor System

10. Principles of Neurocortical Function

11. Cerebral Asymmetry

12. Variations in Cerebral Asymmetry

Part III Cortical Functions

13. The Occipital Lobes

14. The Parietal Lobes

15. The Temporal Lobes

16. The Frontal Lobes

17. Cortical Networks and Disconnection Syndromes

Part IV Higher Functions

18. Learning and Memory

19. Language

20. Emotion and the Social Brain

21. Spatial Behavior

22. Attention and Consciousness


Part V Plasticity and Disorders

23. Brain Development and Plasticity

24. Neurodevelopmental Disorders

25. Plasticity, Recovery, and Rehabilitation of the Adult Brain

26. Neurological Disorders

27. Psychiatric and Related Disorders

28. Neuropsychological Assessment

 

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