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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book describes a unique combination of research programs based on a striking variety of hypotheses and procedures directed toward understanding the sources and consequences of neurobehavioral plasticity. This remarkable attribute of the nervous system -- to be pliable and capable of being shaped or formed by natural or artificial sources toward... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.00
?Swaab?s ?neurobiography? is witty, opinionated, passionate, and, above all, cerebral.? ? Booklist (starred review) ?A fascinating survey . . . Swaab employs both personal and scientific observation in near-equal measure.? ? Publishers Weekly (starred review) ?A cogent, provocative account of how twenty-first-century ?neuroculture?... more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00
1 Manifestations of Mind: Some Conceptual and Empirical Issues.- The Nature of the Issues.- The Role of Data in Philosophy and Science.- The Manifestations of Mind and Body.- Concluding Caveat.- References.- 2 The Mysterious ?Split?: A Clinical Inquiry Into Problems of Consciousness and Brain.- Clinical Vignette: A Splitting Headache.- Empirical Findings.-... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
One important means to understanding normal cognitive functions is the study of the breakdown of these functions following brain damage. This book provides reviews of major case studies dealing with the breakdown of visual perception and recognition, including the disorders of motion vision, colour vision, perceptual integration, perceptual classification,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
Brain damage may sometimes cause specific impairments in human behaviour. One rare impairment is the failure to recognize everyday objects by sight, a problem which is termed "visual agnosia". In this book, the authors discuss the case of a patient, more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
In clinical neuropsychiatry, case studies provide invaluable demonstrations of the range and types of unusual psychological states that can occur after brain damage. In the pursuit of objectivity and scientific respectability, however, many academic reports of neuropsychiatric disorders appear cold, contrived and impersonal. The essence and character... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
In all industrialised countries, closed head injuries are responsible for vast numbers of hospital admissions and days of work lost. For instance, about 120,000 patients are admitted to hospital in the United Kingdom each year with a diagnosis that reflects closed head injury. Such injuries are a major cause of deaths following accidents, especially... more...