Following different kinds of brain damage, including stroke, head injury, carbon monoxide poisoning, and degenerative change, people can experience a range of cognitive problems, in addition to any difficulties in motor function. These problems strongly influence a patient’s ability to recover, but...
Published May 7th 2012 by Psychology Press
One important means to understanding normal cognitive functions is the study of the breakdown of these functions following brain damage. This book provides reviews of major case studies dealing with the breakdown of visual perception and recognition, including the disorders of motion vision, colour...
Published February 7th 2001 by Psychology Press
Over the past 15 years there have been significant advances in cognitive analysis of many neuropsychological syndromes. In such analyses, investigators aim to understand cognitive deficits in terms of impairments to particular processes within a model of normal cognitive performance. In addition,...
Published March 28th 1994 by Psychology Press
Birmingham Object Recognition Battery
BORB provides a set of standardised procedures for assessing neuropsychological disorders of visual object recognition, based on tests developed in the cognitive neuropsychological literature. The tests are introduced in terms of cognitive neuropsychological analyses of object recognition, and...
Published October 19th 1993 by Psychology Press
Visual Word Recognition
The chapters in this new book span the range of reading processes from early visual analysis to semantic influences on word identification, thus providing a state-of-the-art summary of current work and offering important contributions to prospective reading research. Basic Processes in Reading...
Published September 30th 1990 by Routledge
Brain damage may sometimes cause specific impairments in human behaviour. One rare impairment is the failure to recognize everyday objects by sight, a problem which is termed "visual agnosia". In this book, the authors discuss the case of a patient,...
Published December 24th 1987 by Psychology Press