Neuropsychology of Space

Written By Albert Postma
Neuropsychology of Space
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 September 2016
  • ISBN : 0128017945
  • Pages : 404 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Neuropsychology of Space written by Albert Postma which was release on 19 September 2016, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The Neuropsychology of Space: Spatial Functions of the Human Brain summarizes recent research findings related to understanding the brain mechanisms involved in spatial reasoning, factors that adversely impact spatial reasoning, and the clinical implications of rehabilitating people who have experienced trauma affecting spatial reasoning. This book will appeal to cognitive psychologists, neuropsychologists, and clinical psychologists. Spatial information processing is central to many aspects of cognitive psychology including perception, attention, motor action, memory, reasoning, and communication. Any behavioural task involves mentally computing spaces, mechanics, and timing and many mental tasks may require thinking about these aspects as well (e.g. imaging the route to a destination). Discusses how spatial processing is central to perception, attention, memory, reasoning, and communication Identifies the brain architecture and processes involved in spatial processing Describes theories of spatial processing and how empirical evidence support or refute theories Includes case studies of neuropsychological disorders to better illustrate theoretical concepts Provides an applied perspective of how spatial perception acts in the real world Contains rehabilitation possibilities for spatial function loss

Neuropsychology of Space

Neuropsychology of Space
  • Author : Albert Postma,Ineke J. M. van der Ham
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-19
  • Total pages : 404
  • ISBN : 0128017945
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Summary : The Neuropsychology of Space: Spatial Functions of the Human Brain summarizes recent research findings related to understanding the brain mechanisms involved in spatial reasoning, factors that adversely impact spatial reasoning, and the clinical implications of rehabilitating people who have experienced trauma affecting spatial reasoning. This book will appeal to cognitive ...

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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 1108
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Summary : This volume is the translated and updated version of the second edition of Manuale di Neuropsicologia (Zanichelli, 1996), by the same authors, and it reflects the current status of the art....

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Neuroinformatics for Neuropsychology
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-08-11
  • Total pages : 124
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Summary : Bioinformatics involves specialized application of computer technology to investigative and conceptual problems in biology and medicine; neuroinformatics (NI) is the practice of bioinformatics in the neurosciences. Over the past two decades the biomedical sciences have been revolutionized by databases, data mining and data modeling techniques. The Human Genome Project, which ...

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  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
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  • Total pages : 264
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Summary : Volume four of the all-new "Handbook of Neuropsychology" addresses the disorders of visual behaviour. This work reviews the neurophysiology of spatial vision, as well as recent work on recognition deficits for faces, objects and words. Also presented are disorders of spatial representation, of colour processing and of mental imagery. Balint's ...

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  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-08-09
  • Total pages : 564
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Summary : This handbook celebrates the abundantly productive interaction of neuropsychology and medicine. This interaction can be found in both clinical settings and research l- oratories, often between research teams and clinical practitioners. It accounts for the rapidity with which awareness and understanding of the neuropsychological com- nents of many common medical ...

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  • Release Date : 2012-09-14
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  • Release Date : 2005-10-10
  • Total pages : 384
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Summary : This volume is a contemporary survey of practice-related issues in clinical neuropsychology in the United States. Section 1 includes chapters on topics relevant to practitioners in clinical neuropsychology such as managed care, practice trends, business aspects of practice, training and credentialing, internet resources for practice, and research in the private practice ...

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  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 529
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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
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  • Release Date : 2011-01-11
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Summary : From translating the patient’s medical records and test results to providing recommendations, the neuropsychological evaluation incorporates the science and practice of neuropsychology, neurology, and psychological sciences. The Little Black Book of Neuropsychology brings the practice and study of neuropsychology into concise step-by-step focus—without skimping on scientific quality. This ...

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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0128017945
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Summary : From a contemporary perspective, Classic Cases in Neuropsychology, Volume II reviews important and significant cases described in historical and modern literature where brain damage has been sustained. The single case study has always been of central importance to the discipline of neuropsychology. Cognitive neuropsychology and cognitive neurolinguistics search for universal ...

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  • Author : J. Bogousslavsky,F. Boller,M. Iwata
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 0128017945
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Summary : Neuropsychology has become a very important aspect for neurologists in clinical practice as well as in research. Being a specialized field in psychology, its long history is based on different historical developments in brain science and clinical neurology. In this volume, we want to show how present concepts of neuropsychology ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-12-19
  • Total pages : 600
  • ISBN : 0128017945
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Summary : The past decade has brought important advances in our understanding of the brain, particularly its influence on the behavior, emotions, and personality of children and adolescents. In the tradition of its predecessors, the third edition of the Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology enhances this understanding by emphasizing current best practice, ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-03-27
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 0128017945
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Summary : Originally published in 1989, this sourcebook for anatomic studies in the neuropsychology of visual perception contains chapters on disorders of visual agnosias, impaired object perception and spatial neglect, and abnormal visual imagery. The neurological basis of visual perception and the disorders that result from brain damage are discussed. At the time ...