- ID: 1758579
- December 1990
- 428 Pages
- Elsevier Science and Technology
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 neuropsychology
Provides a comprehensive review of the major deficits of human cognitive function
Offers the expertise of two scientists who are also practicing neuropsychologists
Introduction. Visual Object Recognition. Face Recognition. Spatial Perception. Voluntary Actions. Language Comprehension. Word Retrieval. Sentence Processing. Speech Production. Reading. Spelling and Writing. Calculation. Short Term Memory. Autobiographical Memory. Material Specific Memory. Problem Solving. Conclusion. Index.