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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 492 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. Creativity and the Brain

    By Kenneth M. Heilman

    In Creativity and the Brain, Kenneth Heilman explores the possible brain mechanisms which underlie creativity, by reviewing the existing evidence and putting forward new ideas. On the way, he discusses the relationships between creativity and intelligence, brain anatomy, neuropharmacology,...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Alcohol and Alcoholism

    Effects on Brain and Development

    Edited by John H. Hannigan, Linda P. Spear, Norman E. Spear, Charles R. Goodlett

    This is the first volume that focuses on the lifespan neurobehavioral factors likely to determine susceptibility to alcohol abuse and its consequences. The chapters offer careful analysis of the effects of ethanol on the fetus, the infant, the adolescent, and the adult. The authors include...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The Dyslexic Brain

    New Pathways in Neuroscience Discovery

    Edited by Glenn D. Rosen

    Series: Extraordinary Brain Series

    The Dyslexic Brain: New Pathways in Neuroscience Discovery offers a state-of-the art examination of the neural components and functions involved in reading and in the possible sources of breakdown. Suggestions for intervention are introduced throughout the book. The book is based on...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Beyond Nature-Nurture

    Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Bates

    Edited by Michael Tomasello, Dan Isaac Slobin

    Beyond Nature-Nurture: Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Bates is a very special tribute to the University of California at San Diego psycholinguist, developmental psychologist, and cognitive scientist Elizabeth Ann Bates, who died on December 14, 2003 from pancreatic cancer. Liz was a force of nature;...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Information Processing Speed in Clinical Populations

    Edited by John DeLuca, Jessica H. Kalmar

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Although investigated for over 100 years, it is only now that we are beginning to understand how speed of information processing is affected in various clinical populations. Processing speed has a major impact on higher level cognitive abilities and is extremely vulnerable to neurological insult...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Electronic Collaboration in Science

    Edited by Stephen H. Koslow, Michael F. Huerta

    Series: Progress in Neuroinformatics Research Series

    The increasingly sophisticated and powerful information technology we are creating plays an ever more prominent role in facilitating interaction and cooperation in everyday life. The time has come to harness it in the service of scientific research. This pathbreaking book describes the technical...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Language Disorders From a Developmental Perspective

    Essays in Honor of Robin S. Chapman

    Edited by Rhea Paul

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    The last 25 years have witnessed an explosion of research at the intersection of typical language development and child language disorders. A pioneer in bringing these fields of study together is Robin S. Chapman, Emerita, University of Wisconsin. This contributed volume honors her with chapters...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. The Autonomous Brain

    A Neural Theory of Attention and Learning

    By Peter M. Milner

    The behaviorist credo that animals are devices for translating sensory input into appropriate responses dies hard. The thesis of this pathbreaking book is that the brain is innately constructed to initiate behaviors likely to promote the survival of the species, and to sensitize sensory systems to...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Mild Cognitive Impairment

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Holly A. Tuokko, David F. Hultsch

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been identified as an important clinical transition between normal aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Since treatments for AD are most likely to be most effective early in the course of the disease, MCI has become a topic of great importance...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Models of Action

    Mechanisms for Adaptive Behavior

    Edited by Clive D.L. Wynne, John E.R. Staddon

    This volume presents an international group of researchers who model animal and human behavior--both simple and complex. The models presented focus on such subjects as the pattern of eating in meals and bouts, the energizing and shaping impact of reinforcers on behavior, transitive inferential...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press