Principles of Neuropsychology / Edition 2

Principles of Neuropsychology / Edition 2

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by Eric A. Zillmer, William Culbertson, Mary V. Spiers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 049500376X

ISBN-13: 9780495003762

Pub. Date: 04/23/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Focusing on applied and clinical examples, the Second Edition of PRINCIPLIES OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGY is an exciting and dynamic approach to neuropsychology that should inspire both students and teachers. This progressive and accessible text teaches brain function in a clear and interesting manner by providing the most recent studies and research available in this

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Focusing on applied and clinical examples, the Second Edition of PRINCIPLIES OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGY is an exciting and dynamic approach to neuropsychology that should inspire both students and teachers. This progressive and accessible text teaches brain function in a clear and interesting manner by providing the most recent studies and research available in this ever-developing field. Applying the underlying thesis that all interactions in daily life, whether adaptive or maladaptive, can be explained neuropsychologically, the authors emphasize five specific ideas: human neuropsychology-both experimental and clinical, integration of theory and research, coverage of the relationship between neuroscience and behavioral function, real-life examples, and the presentation of didactic aids. Integrating these themes with the most up-to-date research provides all readers-whether or not they have had previous exposure to the field-with the most current and accessible text available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495003762
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/23/2007
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
210,426
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. A History of Neuropsychology. 2. Methods of Investigating the Brain. 3. Neuropsychological Assessment and Diagnosis. PART TWO. THE FUNCTIONING BRAIN. 4. Cells of Thought. 5. Functional Neuroanatomy. 6. Cerebral Specialization. 7. Somatosensory, Chemical and Motor Systems. 8. Vision and Language. 9. Memory, Attention and Executive Functioning. PART THREE. DISORDERS OF THE BRAIN. 10. Developmental Disorders of Childhood. 11. Learning and Neuropsychiatric Disorders of Childhood. 12. Cerebrovascular Disorders. 13. Tumors and Traumatic Brain Injury. 14. Normal Aging and Dementia: Alzheimer's Dementia. 15. Subcortical and Mixed Dementia. 16. Disorders of Consciousness. 17. Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Intervention.

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