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  1. Starting from Scratch

    The Origin and Development of Expression, Representation and Symbolism in Human and Non-Human Primates

    By John Matthews

    This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. The author investigates the precursors of symbolism by studying the actions and interactions of a small group of these intelligent, non-human primates who live in...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Perception And Cognition Of Music

    Edited by Irene Deliege, John A. Sloboda

    This text comprises of reviews of work relating to music and mind. It presents a range of approaches from the psychological through the computational, to the musicological. The reviews were selected from papers submitted at the Third International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition Liege...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Apraxia

    The Neuropsychology of Action

    Edited by Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi, Kenneth M. Heilman

    The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with a perspective on apraxia that considers a link between the pathology of apraxia and normal motor skill. In addition, it is the intention of the authors to provide information that is theoretically interesting as well as clinically applicable....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. The Neurolinguistics of Bilingualism

    An Introduction

    By Franco Fabbro

    This book introduces the reader to both neurolinguistics per se and the neuropsychological aspects of bilingualism. Neurolinguistics may roughly be defined as a subset of neuropsychology, namely the study of the representation and processing of language in the brain. To this effect, the first...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. The Assessment and Rehabilitation of Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients

    A Special Issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    Edited by Martin Richard Coleman

    The vegetative state - a condition in which someone is awake but unaware with no evidence of a working mind - is both emotive and challenging. This condition and that of someone who gains partial recovery of mental and neurological functions - known as the minimally conscious state - have provoked...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Language Development and Social Interaction in Blind Children

    By Miguel Perez-Pereira, Gina Conti-Ramsden

    This book provides an up-to-date account of blind children's developing communicative abilities with particular emphasis on social cognition and language acquisition from infancy to early school age. It purports to foster dialogue between those interested in the study of typically developing...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Encephalitis: Assessment and Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan

    A Special Issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    Edited by Bonnie-Kate Dewar, Huw Williams

    Encephalitis - inflammation of the brain - has significant cognitive, behavioural and emotional consequences. This special edition describes the pathway of recovery following encephalitis, from medical management to assessment, rehabilitation and community support and advocacy. The...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia

    A Special Issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    Edited by Linda Clare, Robert T. Woods

    The relevance of cognitive rehabilitation for people with dementia is becoming increasingly accepted by researchers and practitioners in the field. This special issue draws together examples of state-of-the-art research and systematic review by experts in this exciting and growing area.The...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Face Processing

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    By Nancy Kanwisher, Morris Moscovitch

    For social primates like us, faces may be the most biologically significant stimuli we view. Faces provide information not only about identity but also about mood, age, sex, and direction of overt attention. Does our ability to extract this information from faces rely on special-purpose cognitive...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Models Of Short-Term Memory

    Edited by Susan E. Gathercole

    This volume offers a collection of theoretical perspectives in the area of short-term memory. It contains overviews of models of short-term memory, with particular emphasis placed on the detailed description of the functioning of the models. The volume represents both computational approaches and...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press