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Retraining Cognition: Techniques and Applications / Edition 2

Retraining Cognition: Techniques and Applications / Edition 2


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To date, all of the books on cognitive restructuring have addressed only one component: memory skills such as attention/concentration and rehearsal strategies. This book covers these in detail but also provides the techniques for problem solving, decision making, concept learning, organization and planning, and other reasoning skills. External aids, prosthetic devices, and other techniques and activities for improving memory and reasoning skills are also covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780890799055
Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2003
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 383
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Overview of Cognitive Rehabilitation * A Model for Cognitive Rehabilitation * The Neuropsychology of Thinking * The Dynamics of Attention and Memory * The Process of Recovery * Transfer and Generalization Learning * Assessment * Retraining Iconic and Echoic Memory * Retraining Iconic and Echoic Memory * Retraining Attention * Maintenance Rehearsal * Retraining Memory Strategies * Rehearsal Revisited * Retrieval from Long-Term Memory * Retraining Organizational Skill * Retraining Problem-Solving Skill * Training Conceptual Skills * Retraining Decision Making * Retraining Reasoning and Comprehension * Executive Skills Training * Effect of Physical Condition on Cognition * Emotional Issues * Cognitive-Enhancing Nutrients and Drugs * Incentive Motivators and Cognitive Rehabilitation * Social and Environmental Issues * External Aids to Cognition * Appendixes

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