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Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology By Bryan Kolb

Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology by Bryan Kolb

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Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology by Bryan Kolb

Written by two masterful researchers and educators, Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology was the first textbook to introduce students to the scientific exploration of human behaviour from a neuroscientist's perspective.
With this updated edition, Bryan Kolb and Ian Whishaw again take students to the very forefront of one of the most eventful and impactful areas of scientific inquiry today, making an extraordinary amount of recent research and the real-world impact of those discoveries fascinating and accessible.

About Bryan Kolb

Bryan Kolb received his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 1973. He conducted postdoctoral work at the University of Western Ontario and the Montreal Neurological Institute. He moved to the University of Lethbridge in 1976, where he is currently Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and holds a Board of Governor's Chair in Neuroscience.

Ian Q. Whishaw received his Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 1971. He moved to the University of Lethbridge in 1970, where he is currently Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and holds a Board of Governor's Chair in Neuroscience.

Table of Contents

PART I: BACKGROUND.- 1. The Development of Neuropsychology.- 2. Research on the Origins of the Human Brain and Behavior.- 3. Nervous System Organization.- 4. The Structure and Electrical Activity of Neurons.- 5. Communication Between Neurons.- 6. The Influence of Drugs and Hormones on Behavior.- 7. Imaging the Brain's Activity.- PART II: CORTICAL ORGANIZATION.- 8. Organization of the Sensory Systems.- 9. Organization of the Motor System.- 10. Principles of Neurocortical Function.- 11. Cerebral Asymmetry.- 12. Variations in Cerebral Asymmetry.- PART III: CORTICAL FUNCTIONS.- 13. The Occipital Lobes.- 14. The Parietal Lobes.- 15. The Temporal Lobes.- 16. The Frontal Lobes.- 17. Cortical Networks and Disconnection Syndromes.- PART IV: HIGHER FUNCTIONS.- 18. Learning and Memory.- 19. Language.- 20. Emotion and the Social Brain.- 21. Spatial Behavior.- 22. Attention and Consciousness.- PART V: PLASTICITY AND DISORDERS.- 23. Brain Development and Plasticity.- 24. Neurodevelopmental Disorders.- 25. Plasticity, Recovery, and Rehabilitation of the Adult Brain.- 26. Neurological Disorders.- 27. Psychiatric and Related Disorders.- 28. Neuropsychological Assessment.

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NGR9781319154042
9781319154042
1319154042
Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology by Bryan Kolb
New
Hardback
Worth Publishers Inc.,U.S.
2015-02-07
912
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