Human Neuropsychology,
2nd edition

By G. Martin
September 2006
Pearson Education
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 0131974521
624 pages, Illustrated
$92.50 Paper Original

Human Neuropsychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the relationship between brain structure and activity, its function and behaviour. It covers every major topic in the field, simultaneously introducing students to significant new developments in the area.This book provides the perfect balance between theory and application, enabling students to develop a complete understanding of the subject.


Preface to the 2nd edition
Preface to the 1st edition

1. Neuropsychology: its aims, history and methods
2. The brain I: basic neurophysiology
3. The brain II: basic neuroanatomy
4. Hemispheric localisation and lateralization of function
5. The frontal lobes: cognition, social behaviour and personality
6. Disorders of perception
7. Movement disorders
8. The neuropsychology of language: an introduction
9. Memory
10. Emotion-normal aspects
11. The dementias
12. Disorders of thought and mood
13. Development and recovery of function
14. Neuropsychological assessment

Appendix: resources for neuropsychology students


• Incorporates chapter summaries, case studies, illustrations and examples throughout the text for clear explanation and understanding

• Highly comprehensive coverage of anatomy, behaviour and physiology for a solid introduction to the subject

• Includes a listing of neuropsychology web resources, alongside links to relevant journals to develop interest and assist with research

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