Summary: This text balances experimental and clinical perspectives with a survey of a variety of mental functions. In a conversational style, the author provides clear, accessible explanations of difficult concepts, making use of analogies and case studies to illustrate them. A consistent structure throughout each chapter defines a mental function and the role of each part or parts of the brain in that function, followed by a discussion of what neuropsychological syndromes sa ...show morey about the cognitive and neural organization of the mental function.
Chapter pedagogy includes an opening case study to pique student interest and preview chapter topics, plus an outline that provides a conceptual structure of material; special interest boxes that provide students a better feel for an issue in neuropsychological research or an implication of neuropsychology in everyday life; summaries for review; boldface key terms; and a glossary at the end of the text.
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