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Handbook of Neuropsychology: Child Neuropsychology / Edition 1

Handbook of Neuropsychology: Child Neuropsychology / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780444820594
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 01/28/1992
Pages: 478

Table of Contents

Preface. List of contributors. Acknowledgements. Section 10: Child Neuropsychology (I. Rapin and S.J. Segalowitz). I. Introduction. 1. Child neuropsychology: nature and scope (I. Rapin and S.J. Segalowitz). II. The Immature Brain: Development and Damage. 2. Normal and abnormal development of the brain (P. Evrard, N. Miladi, C. Bonnier and P. Gressens). 3. The emergence of a neuropsychology of normal development: rapprochement between neuroscience and developmental psychology (S.J. Segalowitz and M. Hiscock). 4. Plasticity and recovery of higher cognitive functions following early brain injury (D.M. Aram and J.A. Eisele). 5. Developmental and acquired disorders of childhood (C.M. Temple). 6. The genetics of handedness, cerebral dominance, and lateralization (I.C. McManus and M.P. Bryden). 7. Left-handedness (L.J. Harris). III. Epidemiological Considerations. 8. Developmental disorders of cerebral function (D. Bellinger, A. Leviton and K. Stiles). IV. Assessment of Brain Structure and Function: Usefulness for Child Neuropsychology. 9. EEG and topographic brain mapping (M.W. Torello). 10. Event-related potentials in developmental neuropsychology (M. Steinschneider, D. Kurtzburg and H.G. Vaughan). 11. Neuroimaging in child neuropsychology (P.A. Filipek, D.N. Kennedy and V.S. Caviness Jr). 12. Cerebral single photon emission tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) during development and in learning disorders (H.C. Lou). V. Behavioral Assessment. 13. Conceptual and psychometric issues in the neuropsychologic assessment of children: measurement of ability discrepancy and change (R.D. Morris, J.M. Fletcher and D.J.Francis). 14. Neuropsychological assessment in infancy (V.J. Molfese). 15. The neuropsychological assessment of the preschool child: a branching model (B.C. Wilson). 16. Neuropsychological assessment of school-aged children. VII. Cognition and its Disorders. 17. Developmental neuropsychology: lessons from cognitive development (P. Prather and H. Gardner). 18. Mental retardation: current issues related to assessment (S.S. Sparrow and A.S. Carter). VII. Sensorimotor Functions and their Disorders. 19. Disorders of motor function and control (M.B. Denckla and D.P. Roeltgen). 20. Disorders of somatosensory perception in children (J.E. Casey and B.P. Rourke). Index.

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