This text balances experimental and clinical perspectives with a survey of a variety of mental functions. In a conversational style, the authors provide clear, accessible explanations of difficult concepts, making use of analogies and case studies to illustrate them. A consistent structure throughout each chapter defines a mental function and the role of each part or parts of the brain in that function, followed by a discussion of what neuropsychological syndromes say about the cognitive and neural organization of the mental function. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Although the path is shown in this diagram, it is not presented to the person being tested. Rather, each time the person ... 2011 Cengage Learning an allocentric understanding of how all of the different parts of the landscape relate to one another. Such an ... Further research with brain-damaged patients illustrates that spatial navigation can be disrupted in several different ways (Aguirre, 2003). ... Patients with this type of serious disorientation are often unwilling to venture out alone.
|Author||:||Marie T. Banich, Rebecca Compton|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2010-06-04|