Handbook of Cognitive Neuropsychology: What Deficits Reveal About the Human Mind

Handbook of Cognitive Neuropsychology: What Deficits Reveal About the Human Mind

by Brenda Rapp (Author)

Synopsis

This volume reviews the full range of cognitive domains that have benefited from the study of deficits. Chapters covered include language, memory, object recognition, action, attention, consciousness and temporal cognition.

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Format: Illustrated
Pages: 668
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Published: 14 Dec 2001

ISBN 10: 1841690449
ISBN 13: 9781841690445

Media Reviews
'A state-of-the-art collection from some of the field's most distinguished scientists. The Handbook of Cognitive Neuropsychology is invaluable to researchers inside and outside of this area and to those who are interested in the latest word on research on mind and brain'. - Steven Pinker, Peter de Florez Professor, Dept. of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, MIT, and author of How the Mind Works 'Cognitive neuropsychology has lacked a definitive handbook. The present volume fulfils the role splendidly. It has a fairly exhaustive coverage of the field with excellent in depth articles by leading workers in each topic. It will be invaluable to all cognitive neuropsychologists, advanced students and professionals in related areas.' - Professor Tim Shallice, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College, London 'The study of cognitive deficits provides some of the most compelling data concerning the structure and function of the human mind. This admirable book explains why. Its chapters, by top researchers in cognitive