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

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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

Preface
1The Development of Neuropsychology3
2Origins of the Human Brain and Behavior23
3Organization of the Nervous System39
4Cellular Organization of the Nervous System64
5The Biochemical Activity of the Brain83
6Organization of the Sensory Systems99
7Organization of the Motor Systems120
8Principles of Neocortical Function153
9Principles of Cerebral Asymmetry180
10Variations in Cerebral Asymmetry214
11The Occipital Lobes243
12The Parietal Lobes265
13The Temporal Lobes286
14The Frontal Lobes305
15Disconnection Syndromes334
16Memory355
17Language387
18Emotional Processes417
19Spatial Behavior438
20Attention, Imagery, and Consciousness465
21Development of Function49ä
22Learning Disabilities515
23Recovery of Function539
24Neurological Disorders566
25Psychiatric and Related Disorders597
26Neuropsychological Assessment625
Glossary637
Index of Names657
Index of Topics669

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