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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
This book is the first to offer an overview of the increasingly studied field of face perception. Experimental and pathological dissociation methods are used to understand both the precise cognitive mechanisms and the cerebral functions involved in face perception. Three main areas of investigation are discussed: face processing after brain... more...
- Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99
A leading neuroscientist offers the latest research and many new ideas on the connections between brain circuitry and conscious experience. How the mysterious three-pound organ in our heads creates the rich array of human mental experience, including the sense of self and consciousness, is one of the great challenges of 21st-century science. Veteran... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic event, you know the devastating impact it can have on your life and your spirit. Life-threatening accidents, illnesses, assaults, abusive relationships?or a tragedy like 9/11?all can leave deep emotional wounds that persist long after physical scars have healed. Survivors become ?invisible heroes,?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 93.95
Neuropsychological assessment is a difficult and complicated process. Often, experienced clinicians as well as trainees and students gloss over fundamental problems or fail to consider potential sources of error. Since formal test data on the surface appear unambiguous and objective, they may fall into the habit of overemphasizing tests and their scores... more...
- Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 21.00
Awakenings ? which inspired the major motion picture ? is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the then-new drug L-DOPA, which... more...
- Editorial Kairos 2007; US$ 10.99
Using clinical studies, this exploration of the human brain proposes that its development is a continuous process. From the point of view of genetics to a more practical approach, such as understanding child development or the process of aging, the book illustrates the importance of gaining a deeper understanding of this "great unknown" in the medical... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 102.00
This interdisciplinary work discloses an unexpected coherence between recent concepts in brain science and postmodern thought. A nonlinear dynamical model of brain states is viewed as an autopoietic, autorhoetic, self-organizing, self-tuning eruption under multiple constraints and guided by an overarching optimization principle which insures conservation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 165.00
The book presents a new science of semiotic linguistics. The goal of semiotic linguistics is to discover what characterizes language as an intermediary between the mind and reality so that language creates the picture of reality we perceive. The cornerstone of semiotic linguistics is the discovery and resolution of language antinomies -contradictions... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
This volume brings together Freud's main contributions to the psychology of love. His illuminating discussions of the ways in which sexuality is always psychosexuality - that there is no sexuality without fantasy, conscious or unconscious - have changed the ways we think about erotic life. In these papers Freud develops his now famous theories about... more...