Giving students a grounding in clinical and experimental neuropsychology, this book offers coverage of brain localization, anatomy, and their links to cognitive function. Suitable for undergraduate or graduate use, it reflects the advances in the field - including developments in basic science, assessment, rehabilitation, and clinical research.
Body Psychotherapy for the 21st Century looks at the wider psychotherapy field, bringing awareness of embodiment into what has been a verbally oriented profession. Engaging with neuroscience, phenomenology and cognitive studies, as well as the relational turn in psychotherapy.
Attachment, Neurobiology and the New Science of Psychotherapy
Describing the neuroscientific basis for effective psychotherapy, Professor Holmes draws on the Free Energy Principle, which holds that, through 'active inference' - agency and model revision - the brain minimises discrepancies between incoming experience and its pre-existing picture of the world.
Get explicit, evidence-based AAC strategies that improve the communication of learners with severe disabilities in school settings. Includes a CD-ROM with more than 35 forms, plus helpful hints, research highlights, and case studies.
Shows how research can be applied to help people with nonprogressive memory disorders improve their functioning and quality of life. This book offers guidance on how to assess patients, set treatment goals, develop individualized rehabilitation programs, and conduct memory groups. It provides knowledge on nature and causes of memory impairment.
Revisiting Etiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Policy
Presents a comprehensive overview of dyslexia - its causes, how it is diagnosed and treated, and the sociopolitical contexts in which intervention occurs. It is based on the meeting of the Extraordinary Brain Symposium hosted by The Dyslexia Foundation (TDF) from June 23 to June 29, 2018 in Winterton, South Africa.
Evaluates scholarship on the evolution of human sex differences, including how males and females differ in modern contexts. David Geary describes how men and women differ based on evolutionary principles, how human sex differences are similar to those found in other species and how the expression of these differences is uniquely human.
In this innovative book, cognitive psychologist Shelia Kennison presents an overview of research on how the human brain works when processing humour, drawing on the new and sophisticated brain imaging technologies that have enabled researchers and health professionals to expand their knowledge about how the brain works under different conditions.
For people with disabilities caused by nonprogressive brain injury, challenges in everyday living can be multifaceted and overwhelming. This book presents key principles of holistic neuropsychological rehabilitation, helping practitioners stay on track through complex terrain. Leading authorities Barbara A. Wilson and Shai Betteridge provide a ......