Neurobehavioral Disorders of Childhood: An Evolutionary Perspective / Edition 1

Neurobehavioral Disorders of Childhood: An Evolutionary Perspective / Edition 1

by Robert Melillo, Gerry Leisman
     
 

This text focuses on alterations of the normal development of a child. It presents a working theory based on what is known of the neurological and cognitive development in the context of evolution of the human species and its brain.See more details below

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This text focuses on alterations of the normal development of a child. It presents a working theory based on what is known of the neurological and cognitive development in the context of evolution of the human species and its brain.

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ISBN-13:
9780306478147
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
05/14/2009
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
447
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Evolution of the Human Brain.- Why the Brain Works the Way it Does: Evolution and Cognition from Movement.- The Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia.- The Basal Ganglia.- The Thalamus.- The Limbic System and the Evolution of the Cerebral Cortex.- The Cerebral Cortex.- Signs and Symptoms of Neurobehavioral Disorders of Childhood.- Causation from an Evolutionary Perpective.- Therapeutic Theory and Strategy.- References.- Index.

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