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Neuromotor Mechanisms in Human Communication

Doreen Kimura

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195054927
eISBN:
9780199872268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195054927.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Using two decades worth of research with patients who have experienced pathology in one hemisphere of the brain, this book deals with brain mechanisms in human communicative behavior, and with ... More


Sex differences in brain organization

Doreen Kimura

in Neuromotor Mechanisms in Human Communication

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195054927
eISBN:
9780199872268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195054927.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter examines sex differences in brain organization for speech and for manual programming and constructional function. Sex differences in the lateralization of function are relatively minor. ... More


Adextrality

Doreen Kimura

in Neuromotor Mechanisms in Human Communication

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195054927
eISBN:
9780199872268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195054927.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter discusses how patterns of brain organization for speech and praxic function vary with hand preference. In an unselected group of adextral patients without early CNS pathology, speech ... More


Basic concepts and principles of neuropsychological assessment

Jonathan J. Evans

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/9780199234110.003.02
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the objectives of neuropsychological assessment. It then discusses the behavioural neurology and neuropsychology approaches to assessment, assessment ... More


The specializations of the human neocortex

Richard E. Passingham

in Comparative Neuropsychology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524113
eISBN:
9780191689116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

The behavioural data reviewed in the chapters came mainly from the effects of brain lesions. The chapters were written before the invention of positron emission tomography (PET) or functional ... More


The Proximity Trap

Jan Lauwereyns

in The Anatomy of Bias: How Neural Circuits Weigh the Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262123105
eISBN:
9780262277990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262123105.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter revisits the phenomena of proximity, similarity, and continuation that can generate perceptual grouping from the perspective of bias in neural processing, It also considers the history ... More


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