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Human Neuropsychology

Human Neuropsychology - 2nd edition

Human Neuropsychology - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780131974524

ISBN10: 0131974521

Human Neuropsychology by G. Martin - ISBN 9780131974524
Edition: 2ND 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No
Human Neuropsychology by G. Martin - ISBN 9780131974524

ISBN13: 9780131974524

ISBN10: 0131974521

Edition: 2ND 06

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Summary

Human Neuropsychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the relationship between brain structure and activity, its function and behaviour. It covers every major topic in the field, simultaneously introducing students to significant new developments in the area.

This book provides the perfect balance between theory and application, enabling students to develop a complete understanding of the subject.

Features

  • Incorporates chapter summaries, case studies, illustrations and examples throughout the text for clear explanation and understanding
  • Highly comprehensive coverage of anatomy, behaviour and physiology for a solid introduction to the subject
  • Includes a listing of neuropsychology web resources, alongside links to relevant journals to develop interest and assist with research

New To This Edition

  • Improved photographic content conveys the science through visual examples
  • Better layout and use of pedagogical features make studying easier and more efficient
  • Additional case studies and examples show relevance of subject and heighten understanding

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Figures
Tables
Acknowledgements
Preface to the 2nd edition
Preface to the 1st edition
1. Neuropsychology: its aims, history and methods
2. The brain I: basic neurophysiology
3. The brain II: basic neuroanatomy
4. Hemispheric localisation and lateralization of function
5. The frontal lobes: cognition, social behaviour and personality
6. Disorders of perception
7. Movement disorders
8. The neuropsychology of language: an introduction
9. Memory
10. Emotion-normal aspects
11. The dementias
12. Disorders of thought and mood
13. Development and recovery of function
14. Neuropsychological assessment
Appendix: resources for neuropsychology students
References
Index

Other Editions of Human Neuropsychology

Human Neuropsychology by G. Neil Martin - ISBN 9780138023317
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