Human Neuropsychology

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Item#: 9780131974524
Edition 02
Author Martin, G. Neil
Cover Paperback
On Hand 4
 


Human Neuropsychologycovers every major topic in the field, providing the perfect balance between theory and application, simultaneously introducing students to significant new developments in the area.



Short Description

Human Neuropsychologyprovides 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.



Table of Contents

Figures

Tables

Acknowledgements

Preface to the 2nd edition

Preface to the 1st edition

Neuropsychology: its aims, history and methodsThe brain I: basic neurophysiologyThe brain II: basic neuroanatomyHemispheric localisation and lateralization of functionThe frontal lobes: cognition, social behaviour and personalityDisorders of perceptionMovement disordersThe neuropsychology of language: an introductionMemoryEmotion-normal aspectsThe dementiasDisorders of thought and moodDevelopment and recovery of functionNeuropsychological assessment

Appendix: resources for neuropsychology students

References

Index