Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology

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Edition: 8th
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Pub. Date: 2021-01-25
Publisher(s): Worth Publishers
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Summary

With Macmillan’s superior content delivered by LaunchPad (a first for this title),  Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology continues to keep pace with its dynamic field, just as it has done throughout its nearly four decades of publication. As they have done since the first edition, the authors draw on recent research and their own clinical and lab experience to guide their development of the content, and on their experience in the classroom to help hone the presentation in a way that is both accessible and engaging to students. Coverage includes recent developments in network analysis, neural imaging, and genetic research—particularly in terms of the impact on our understanding and assessment of brain injury and disorders.

And for the first time, the book has its own dedicated version of LaunchPad, an all-in-one solution for online teaching and learning, featuring the complete e-book, interactive student resources,  and assessment tools.

Table of Contents

Preface
Media and Supplements
Part I: Background
Chapter 1: The Development of Neuropsychology
Chapter 2: Research on the Origins of the Human Brain
and Behavior
Chapter: Nervous System Organization
Chapter 4: The Structure and Electrical Activity
of Neurons
Chapter 5: Communication Between Neurons
Chapter 6: The Influence of Drugs and Hormones
on Behavior
Chapter 7: Imaging the Brain’s Activity
Chapter 8: Organization of the Sensory Systems
Chapter 9: Organization of the Motor System
Part II: Cortical Function
Chapter 10: Principles of Neocortical Function
Chapter 11: Cerebral Asymmetry
Chapter 12: Individual Differences in Cerebral Organization
Chapter 13: The Occipital Lobes and Networks
Chapter 14: The Parietal Lobes and Networks
Chapter 15: The Temporal Lobes and Networks
Chapter 16: The Frontal Lobes and Networks
Chapter 17: Cortical Networks and Disconnection
Syndromes
Part III: Higher Functions
Chapter 18: Learning and Memory
Chapter 19: Language
Chapter 20: Emotion and the Social Brain
Chapter 21: Spatial Behavior
Chapter 22: Attention and Consciousness
Part IV: Plasticity and Disorders
Chapter 23: Brain Development and Plasticity
Chapter 24: Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Chapter 25: Plasticity, Recovery, and Rehabilitation
of the Adult Brain
Chapter 26: Neurological Disorders
Chapter 27: Psychiatric and Related Disorders
Chapter 28: Neuropsychological Assessment
Glossary
Name Index
Subject Index

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