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Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology
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FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

HARDBACK BY KOLB, BRYAN; WHISHAW, IAN Q.

£54.99

ISBN
9780716795865
IMPRINT
WORTH PUBLISHERS INC.,U.S.
 
 
EDITION
6TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
WORTH PUBLISHERS INC.,U.S.
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FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
764 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
08 FEB 2008

DESCRIPTION

A scholarly guide to human neuropsychology with a clinical focus throughout. Thorough coverage of brain evolution unites the study of its anatomy and physiology with an understanding of its cognitive, experimental and clinical psychological functions. The 6th edition is updated throughout and has a new 4-colour design. NEW TO THIS EDITION * Updated content throughout * New full-colour design * Snapshot Boxes now in each chapter STUDENT SUPPLEMENTS * Companion Website at www.worthpublishers.com/kolbFHN6e/: Offers a range of study tools such as Online Quizzes, Interactive Flashcards.

CONTENTS

PART I: BACKGROUND The Development of Neuropsychology Origins of the Human Brain and Behavior Organization of the Nervous System The Structure and Electrical Activity of Neurons Communication between Neurons Imaging the Brain's Activity The Influence of Drugs and Hormones on Behavior PART II: CORTICAL ORGANIZATION Organization of the Sensory Systems Organization of the Motor System Principles of Neocortical Function Cerebral Asymmetry Variations in Cerebral Asymmetry PART III: CORTICAL FUNCTIONS The Occipital Lobes The Parietal Lobes The Temporal Lobes The Frontal Lobes Disconnection Syndromes PART IV: HIGHER FUNCTIONS Learning and Memory Language Emotion Spatial Behavior Attention, Mental Images, and Consciousness PART V: PLASTICITY AND DISORDERS Brain Development and Plasticity Developmental Disorders Plasticity, Recovery, and Rehabilitation of the Adult Brain Neurological Disorders Psychiatric and Related Disorders Neuropsychological Assessment