The American Psychological Association published a revision of the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct in 2002.This text, a companion to the 2002 text Ethical Issues in Clinical Neuropsychology by Bush and Drexler, presents the reader with common ethical challenges in...
Published November 14th 2012 by Taylor & Francis
Theories and Practices
Brain Injury Treatment: Theories and Practices is a thorough and wide-ranging account of the rehabilitation of brain injury. Written from an international perspective, this book presents a detailed discussion of the basic science of brain injury. It explains the treatments used in brain injury...
Published October 30th 2013 by Taylor & Francis
Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
Some of the most fascinating deficits in neuropsychology concern the failure to recognise common objects from one semantic category, such as living things, when there is no such difficulty with objects from another, such as non-living things. Over the past twenty years, numerous cases of these '...
Published December 6th 2012 by Psychology Press
Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
From a contemporary perspective, Classic Cases in Neuropsychology, Volume II reviews important and significant cases described in historical and modern literature where brain damage has been sustained. The single case study has always been of central importance to the discipline of neuropsychology....
Published October 28th 2012 by Psychology Press
Changes in the focus of neurological practice worldwide have led to the need for new standard texts that reflect the current state of this expanding area of clinical expertise. The second edition of the Handbook of Neurological Rehabilitation is a major reference source that fulfils this need,...
Published July 28th 2013 by Psychology Press
The Right Shift Theory
Brain asymmetry for speech is moderately related to handedness but what are the rules?Are symmetries for hand and brain associated with characteristics such as intelligence, motor skill, spatial reasoning or skill at sports?In this follow up to the influential Left, Right Hand and Brain (1985)...
Published November 20th 2013 by Psychology Press
Sound Statistical Practices
Psychologists are under increasing pressure to demonstrate the ecological validity of their assessment procedures--to show that the recommendations concluding their evaluations are relevant to urgent concerns in the legal and social policy arenas, such as predicting dangerousness, awarding...
Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press
This thoroughly updated and extended edition covers the various cerebral visual disorders acquired after brain injury, as well as the rehabilitation techniques used to treat them. These are described within a brain plasticity framework, using data from single and group case studies along with...
Published September 12th 2013 by Psychology Press
The enormous human and economic toll of Alzheimer's Disease in societies in which more and more people are living into old age is well-recognized. Scientists and practitioners alike have been working to limit it. Their major focus has been patients in the later stages of the disease, when dementia...
Published January 28th 2013 by Psychology Press
Short-term or working memory - the capacity to hold and manipulate information mentally over brief periods of time - plays an important role in supporting a wide range of everyday activities, particularly in childhood. Children with weak working memory skills often struggle in key areas...
Published October 30th 2013 by Psychology Press
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