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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 479 new and published books in the subject of Neuropsychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Handbook of Mathematical Cognition

    By Jamie I.D. Campbell

    How does the brain represent number and make mathematical calculations? What underlies the development of numerical and mathematical abilities? What factors affect the learning of numerical concepts and skills? What are the biological bases of number knowledge? Do humans and other animals share...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Behavioural and Emotional Complications of Traumatic Brain Injury

    By Simon F. Crowe

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    It is difficult to imagine what it must be like for someone following the personal crisis and catastrophe that ensues as a result of a serious traumatic brain injury (TBI). The individual is confronted with a huge range of alterations in his or her normal functioning, operating at the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Neuropsychology and Substance Use

    State-of-the-Art and Future Directions

    Edited by Ari Kalechstein, Wilfred G. van Gorp

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Substance use continues to be a major public health problem, and the ramifications of this are manifold. For instance, at present, on a yearly basis, the total economic cost of substance misuse is literally hundreds of billions of dollars. These costs are related to a number of factors, including,...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

    A Lifespan Perspective

    Edited by Vicki Anderson, Rani Jacobs, Peter J. Anderson

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. An Assessment Guide To Geriatric Neuropsychology

    By Holly Tuokko, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos

    At least half of all neuropsychological assessments are performed on elderly persons, but the information clinicians need to make appropriate judgment calls is widely scattered. Several books offering general descriptions of the cognitive functioning of the aged or of neuropsychological conditions...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Foreign Accent Syndromes

    The stories people have to tell

    By Jack Ryalls, Nick Miller

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Aphasia Therapy File

    Volume 2

    Edited by Sally Byng, Judith Felson Duchan, Carole Pound

    The Aphasia Therapy Files represent a practical resource for people who work with individuals with aphasia, either as therapists or as researchers. An overview of issues associated with current practices is combined with a study of the practicalities of determining, designing and implementing...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Listening to Speech

    An Auditory Perspective

    Edited by Steven Greenberg, William Ainsworth

    The human species is largely defined by its use of spoken language, so integral is speech communication to behavior and social interaction. Despite its importance in everyday life, comparatively little is known about the auditory mechanisms that underlie the ability to understand language. The...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Developmental Language Disorders

    From Phenotypes to Etiologies

    Edited by Mabel L. Rice, Steven F. Warren

    Developmental Language Disorders: From Phenotypes to Etiologies is based on the recent conference of the same name sponsored by the Merrill Advanced Studies Center of the University of Kansas. In the past 10 years, considerable advances have taken place in our understanding of genetic and...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Foreign Vocabulary in Sign Languages

    A Cross-Linguistic Investigation of Word Formation

    Edited by Diane Brentari

    This book takes a close look at the ways that five sign languages borrow elements from the surrounding, dominant spoken language community where each is situated. It offers careful analyses of semantic, morphosyntactic, and phonological adaption of forms taken from a source language (in this case a...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Psychology Press