Cognitive Neuropsychology: A Clinical Introduction
Gulf Professional Publishing, 1990 - Medical - 428 pages
This book is unique in that it gives equal weight to the psychological and neurological approaches to the study of cognitive deficits in patients with brain lesions. The result is a balanced and comprehensive analysis of cognitive skills and abilities that departs from the more usual syndrome approach favored by neurologists and the anti-localizationist perspective of cognitive psychologists.
* Gives an introductory account of the core subject matter of cognitive neuropsychology
* Provides a comprehensive review of the major deficits of human cognitive function
* Offers the expertise of two scientists who are also practicing neuropsychologists
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