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Novel Approaches to the Assessment of Frontal Damage and Executive Deficits in Traumatic Brain Injury

Brian Levine, Douglas I. Katz, Lauren Dade, and Sandra E. Black

in Principles of Frontal Lobe Function

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195134971
eISBN:
9780199864157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134971.003.0028
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of frontal brain damage. This chapter describes interrelated streams of research aimed at improving the specificity of behavioral and brain imaging ... More


Plasticity in visual development

Janette Atkinson

in The Developing Visual Brain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198525998
eISBN:
9780191712395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525998.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines human visual plasticity in relation to enhanced early visual input, early visual deprivation, perinatal brain damage, and congenital brain abnormalities. To answer these ... More


VIII Interdisciplinary Approach to Rehabilitation

Klaus R.H. von Wild

in Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter discusses functional (early)-rehabilitation and outcome in neurosurgery since the number of patients with permanent brain damage (TBI) is growing as a result of the increased survival ... More


The assessment and treatment of emotional disorders

Guido Gainotti

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.022
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of how emotional disorders differ from other ‘neuropsychological’ disorders such as language, memory, attention, visuospatial exploration, etc. It then discusses ... More


Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Stephen Lomber and Jos Eggermont (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

The brain has a remarkable ability to adapt in the event of damage — in many cases shifting responsibility for specific cognitive functions to other non-damaged brain regions. This ‘plasticity’ can ... More


Origins and Development of Recollection: Perspectives from Psychology and Neuroscience

Simona Ghetti and Patricia J. Bauer (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195340792
eISBN:
9780199932078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340792.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The ability to remember unique, personal events is at the core of what we consider to be “memory.” How does the vivid experience of reinstatement of our past emerge? What is the contribution of this ... More


Effects of Brain Damage on Human Tool Use

Georg Goldenberg

in Tool Use and Causal Cognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199571154
eISBN:
9780191731259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571154.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter begins by questioning how the human brain accommodates man's outstanding capacity for creating and using tools. The review of impaired tool use following brain damage demonstrated that, ... More


Recovery and treatment of sensory perceptual disorders

C. Groh-Bordin and G. Kerkhoff

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.08
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses recovery from and treatment techniques for sensory perceptual disorders in the visual, somatosensory, and auditory modalities. There is growing evidence for the efficacy of ... More


The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

John Marshall

Jennifer Gurd and Udo Kischka (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

The past thirty years have seen the field of clinical neuropsychology grow to become an influential discipline within mainstream clinical psychology and an established component of most professional ... More


Pathology of Visual Depth Perception

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.003.0223
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

Much can be learned about the visual system by studying clinical defects and abnormalities. Damage to the eyes or the visual cortex results in defects confined to a particular region of visual space. ... More


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