Cognitive Neuropsychology: A Clinical Introduction

ISBN: 9780124818460
Publisher: Academic Press
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 1990-10-28
Number of pages: 428
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This book is unique in that it gives equal weight to the psychological and neurological approaches to the study of cognitive deficits in patients with brain lesions. The result is a balanced and comprehensive analysis of cognitive skills and abilities that departs from the more usual syndrome approach favored by neurologists and the anti-localizationist perspective of cognitive psychologists.Gives an introductory account of the core subject matter of cognitive neuropsychologyProvides a comprehensive review of the major deficits of human cognitive functionOffers the expertise of two scientists who are also practicing neuropsychologists

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