Neuropsychological Explorations of Memory and Cognition: Essays in Honor of Nelson Butters / Edition 1

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Overview

Researchers who were influenced by Dr. Nelson Butters contribute articles to this volume to honor him and his thirty-year career. Their contributions reflect how Dr. Butters impacted their current work and offer an historical account of research theory and paradigmatic shifts within the field of cognitive neuropsychology. Researchers, clinicians, and students working in the neurosciences will appreciate this volume.

Collection of essays showing how each investigator's line of research was influenced by collaboration w/Nelson Butters.

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Twenty-two contributions comprise this festschrift honoring an esteemed colleague. Among the topics: brain functions in nonhuman primates and human neurobehavioral disorders; processing deficits of amnesiac patients; semantic memory deficits associated with Alzheimer's disease; cognitive investigations in Huntington's disease; and organismic-developmental theory and neuropsychological research. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306449833
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/1/1994
  • Series: Critical Issues in Neuropsychology Series
  • Edition description: 1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 356
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Recovery of Function after Serial Lesions of Prefrontal Cortex in the Rhesus Monkey: A Retrospective; D.G. Stein. Comparative Neuropsychology: Brain Functions in Non-human Primates and Human Neurobehavioral Disorders; M.O. Berman. Processing Deficits of Amnesic Patients: Nearly Full Cycle? L.S. Cermak. Verbal Priming and Semantic Memory in Alzheimer's Disease: Degraded Representation or Impaired Activation? W.C. Heindel. Semantic Memory Deficits Associated with Alzheimer's Disease; D.P. Salmon, A.S. Chan. Exploring Disorders of Semantic Memory; J.R. Hodges. Amnesia, Aging, and Alzheimer's Disease; F.A. Huppert. Indentification of Neuropsychologically Defined Subgroups of Alzheimer's Disease Patients; J.T. Becker. Contributions of Cognitive Psychology to the Study of Impaired Memory and Attention; E. Granholm. Cognitive Investigations in Huntington's Disease; J. Brandt. Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Memory Disorders; T. Jernigan. The Mammillary Bodies Revisited: Their Role in Human Memory Functioning; N. Kapur, et al. 11 additional articles. Index.

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