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New and Published Books

  1. Alcohol and the Adult Brain

    Edited by Jenny Svanberg, Adrienne Withall, Brian Draper, Stephen Bowden

    Series: Current Issues in Neuropsychology

    The research literature on the impact of alcohol on the brain has seen a rapid expansion in recent years. Alcohol and the Adult Brain presents an up-to-date overview of some of the issues relevant to understanding and working with people with cognitive impairment as a result of chronic alcohol use....

    Published December 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Assistive Technology for Cognition

    A handbook for clinicians and developers

    Edited by Brian O'Neill, Alex Gillespie

    Series: Current Issues in Neuropsychology

    Assistive technology for cognition is technology which can be used to enable, enhance, or extend cognitive function. This book systematically examines how cutting-edge digital technologies can assist the cognitive function of people with cognitive impairments, with the potential to revolutionize...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Neurocinema

    When Film Meets Neurology

    By Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

    Film directors recognize that neurologic disease impacts mind and motility and often use it in a plot or defining scene. It should be informative and educational to deconstruct neurologic representation in film. This collection of film essays summarize the portrayal of major neurologic syndromes...

    Published November 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. 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

  5. Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation

    The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect

    By Christine Lefaivre

    The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect is a groundbreaking treatment for those suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This strategy is different from most others because it is individually designed for each client and focuses on the cognitive retraining of the brain based on pre-injury lifestyle as...

    Published August 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Rehabilitation Goal Setting

    Theory, Practice and Evidence

    Edited by Richard J. Siegert, William M. M. Levack

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    Written to provide clinicians, educators, researchers, and students in rehabilitation with a comprehensive overview of the theory, practice, and evidence base of goal setting, this first-of-its-kind reference provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art knowledge of the practice. The authors cover a...

    Published July 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Devices for Mobility and Manipulation for People with Reduced Abilities

    By Teodiano Freire Bastos-Filho, Dinesh Kumar, Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    The development and application of assistive technology can help those with reduced abilities improve their quality of life and reduce their dependence on others. Written in layman’s terms, Devices for Mobility and Manipulation for People with Reduced Abilities provides research and information on...

    Published May 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Self-Identity after Brain Injury

    By Tamara Ownsworth

    Series: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

    An injury to the brain can affect virtually any aspect of functioning and, at the deepest level, can alter sense of self or the essential qualities that define who we are. In recent years, there has been a growing body of research investigating changes to self in the context of brain injury....

    Published March 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Computer Systems Experiences of Users with and Without Disabilities

    An Evaluation Guide for Professionals

    By Simone Borsci, Masaaki Kurosu, Stefano Federici, Maria Laura Mele

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    This book provides the necessary tools for the evaluation of the interaction between the user who is disabled and the computer system that was designed to assist that person. The book creates an evaluation process that is able to assess the user's satisfaction with a developed system. Presenting a...

    Published November 18th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. The Assessment, Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Everyday Memory Problems

    Selected papers of Barbara A. Wilson

    By Barbara A. Wilson

    Series: World Library of Psychologists

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest work—extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings and their major theoretical and practical contributions. This volume of self-selected papers...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Psychology Press