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Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Anne-Lise Christensen, Elkhonon Goldberg, and Dmitri Bougakov (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Alexandr Romanovich Luria was one of the foremost neuropsychologists of the 20th Century and the field of neuropsychology was created, in large part, due to his research on patients with brain ... More


The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book provides an updated theory of the nature of anxiety and the brain systems controlling anxiety, combined with a theory of hippocampal function, which was first proposed thirty years ago. ... More


Active Vision: The Psychology of Looking and Seeing

John M Findlay and Iain D Gilchrist

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524793
eISBN:
9780191711817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524793.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

More than one third of the human brain is devoted to the processes of seeing — vision is after all the main way in which we gather information about the world. But human vision is a dynamic process ... More


Matter of Mind: A Neurologist's View of Brain-Behavior Relationships

Kenneth M. Heilman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195144901
eISBN:
9780199865642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144901.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

There are many ways to study the brain. Although anatomical and physiological studies can help us understand the substrates of behavior, most of what we have learned about how the brain mediates ... More


Introduction

Edouard Machery

in Doing without Concepts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306880
eISBN:
9780199867950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306880.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The Introduction discusses the purpose of the book, which is to attempt to rejuvenate the philosophy of concepts by steering it toward a new course. The book argues, the Introduction explains, that ... More


Where Culture Meets Neuroimaging: The Intersection of Luria's Method with Modern Neuroimaging and Cognitive Neuroscience Research

Xavier E. Cagigas and Robert M. Bilder

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/9780195176704.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter utilizes A.R. Luria’s method of neuropsychological investigation to shed light upon recent advances in neuroimaging and emerging paradigms in the cognitive neurosciences such as ... More


Comparative Neuropsychology

A. David Milner (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524113
eISBN:
9780191689116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book has been prepared as a tribute to the late George Ettlinger, one of the leading figures in comparative neuropsychology research over the last forty years, and reflects research in the many ... More


The Neuropsychology of Vision

Manfred Fahle and Mark Greenlee (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505822
eISBN:
9780191686900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505822.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book describes a range of new approaches to neuropsychological investigation and provides a broad overview of visual neuropsychology. It starts by presenting the results from new research ... More


Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Anne-Lise Christensen

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/9780195176704.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

In this context the first chapter concentrates on Luria's theories and his work in science, stressing individuality and variability. In his diagnostic methods two issues are emphasized: (1) the ... More


Neuropsychology and A.R. Luria's Concept of Higher Cortical Functions in the Beginning of the 3rd Millennium

Elkhonon Goldberg and Dmitri Bougakov

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/9780195176704.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter examines how neuropsychological theories posited by Luria continue to evolve in the modern era. In particular, it looks at how Luria’s functional systems theory has been expanded upon ... More


The Neuropsychology of Epilepsy: An Application of Luria’s Concepts

William B. Barr and Luba Nakhutina

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/9780195176704.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter demonstrates that many of the central concepts from Luria's theories continue to be relevant to the contemporary neuropsychological study of epilepsy. It begins with a review on the ... More


The neurology of anxiety

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews data from a range of disciplines and, in particular, the comparison of lesion effects with those of anti-anxiety drugs. It presents an essentially two-dimensional picture of the ... More


HUMAN NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

John M. Findlay

in Active Vision: The Psychology of Looking and Seeing

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524793
eISBN:
9780191711817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524793.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses a selected set of neuropsychological disorders and enquires whether analysis of eye movements can help explain the nature of the disorder. It argues that the study of such ... More


 Motivated Experience

Don M. Tucker

in Mind from Body: Experience from neural science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195316988
eISBN:
9780199786848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316988.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter begins the search for the latent motive structures of the mind through a rational, psychological analysis that demonstrates that the base structures of the mind are inherently ... More


The Orbitofrontal Cortex

David Zald and Scott Rauch (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198565741
eISBN:
9780191723971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565741.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) comprises the ventral surface of the frontal lobe, and is critical for functions ranging from olfaction and emotion to learning and behavioral flexibility. Since the ... More


Lessons from Neuropsychology

Daniel Bub

in Perceptual Expertise: Bridging Brain and Behavior

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195309607
eISBN:
9780199865291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309607.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Although neuropsychological evidence from brain-damaged cases may offer valuable clues for understanding the organization of mental processes, relating data from brain-damaged individuals to ... More


Consciousness Lost and Found: A Neuropsychological Exploration

Lawrence Weiskrantz

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524588
eISBN:
9780191689222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524588.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The phenomenon of ‘consciousness’ is intrinsically related to one’s awareness of one’s self, of time, and of the physical world. What, then, can be learned about consciousness from people who have ... More


The Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory

Naoyuki Osaka, Robert H. Logie, and Mark D'Esposito (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198570394
eISBN:
9780191693816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570394.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Working memory has been one of the most intensively studied systems in cognitive psychology. It is only relatively recently however that researchers have been able to study the neural processes which ... More


Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Pat Rabbitt (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228768
eISBN:
9780191696336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Psychology is a comparatively young science. From its origins in the psychophysics laboratories of late-19th-century Germany, it made great strides throughout the 20th century, and can now be ... More


The Prefrontal Cortex: Executive and Cognitive Functions

A. C. Roberts, T. W. Robbins, and L. Weiskrantz (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524410
eISBN:
9780191689192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524410.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The role of the prefrontal cortex is one of the most topical and important areas of research in contemporary neuropsychology. This cortical region appears to be linked with executive processes ... More


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