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Bouncing Back

by Richard Wanlass

Decline in our physical and mental abilities may be due to injury, illness, or chronic pain, or may simply be the results of normal aging. Sometimes changes in ability are gradual enough and minor enough that...


The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

by Robert L. Kane & Thomas D. Parsons

Neuropsychology as a field has been slow to embrace and exploit the potential offered by technology to either make the assessment process more efficient or to develop new capabilities that augment the assessment...


The CRF Signal

by Jay Schulkin

Information molecules, such as Cortico-Releasing Factor (CRF), are ancient and widely distributed across diverse organs, playing various regulatory roles. CRF has been associated with a range of human conditions,...


How Your Brain Works: Inside the most complicated object in the universe

by New Scientist

The brain has long been a source of fascination. In 1819, the radical thinker and surgeon William Lawrence put it like this: "It is strongly suspected that a Newton or Shakespeare excels other mortals only......


Real Life Diaries

by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, Brenda L Kleinsasser & MaryKay Schreiner

What really happens in the aftermath of a brain injury? Why can’t doctors give definitive answers? Will life ever return to normal? In Living with a Brain Injury, fourteen victims and caregivers invite readers...


Rethinking Cognitive Enhancement

by Ruud ter Meulen, Ahmed Mohammed & Wayne Hall

There has been much recent excitement amongst neuroscientists and ethicists about the possibility of using drugs, as well as other technologies, to enhance cognition in healthy individuals. This excitement has...


Neuropsychological Assessment in the Age of Evidence-Based Practice

by Stephen C. Bowden

Evidence-based practice has become the benchmark for quality in healthcare and builds on rules of evidence that have been developed in psychology and other health-care disciplines over many decades. This volume...


How Whole Brain Thinking Can Save the Future: Why Left Hemisphere Dominance Has Brought Humanity to the Brink of Disaster and How We Can Think Our Way

by James Olson

Our brains have numerous functioning parts, all of which serve us at any one moment. But decades of research reveal the existence of two basic brain “operating systems”—two fundamental ways in which the...


The Neuropsychology Fact-Finding Casebook

by Kirk J. Stucky PsyD, Abpp & Shane S. Bush PhD, Abpp

Formal training in clinical neuropsychology introduces trainees to diverse patient populations with a variety of conditions and disorders. Learning to competently apply a structured, fact-finding approach to...


Autobiography of Self by Nobody: The Autobiography We All Live

by M.D. Leland Johnston

Autobiography of Self by Nobody presents insights about the self and ego informed by physics, neurobiology, and developmental research. The actual practice of either a spiritual or psychological tradition can...


Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal

by Erik Vance

This riveting narrative explores the world of placebos, hypnosis, false memories, and neurology to reveal the groundbreaking science of our suggestible minds. Could the secrets to personal health lie within...


Acquired Language Disorders in Adulthood and Childhood: Selected Works of Elaine Funnell

by Nicola Pitchford & Andrew W Ellis

In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings,...


Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

by Daniel J. Siegel

A New York Times Bestseller.

A scientist’s exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. What is the mind? What is the experience of the self truly made of? How does the mind differ from the brain? Though...


Developmental Disorders of the Brain

by Nicole J. Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw & Peter G. Enticott

Developmental Disorders of the Brain: Brain and Behaviour addresses disabilities that occur or have their roots in the early, developmental phase of life which are of utmost concern to parents, siblings, carers...


Acquired Brain Injury: Clinical Essentials for Neurotrauma and Rehabilitation Professionals

by Dong Y., PsyD Han

This is a clinically accessible reference guide to acquired brain injuries (ABIs) that provides medical and nonmedical healthcare professionals who work with patients in brain trauma and rehabilitation settings...


Understanding Cognitive Development: Approaches from Mind and Brain

by Barbara Landau

The papers in this volume examine the state of the art in key areas of developmental cognitive neuroscience, focusing on theoretically driven research on cognition and its development. The past decade has seen...


Neuropsychology of Space: Spatial Functions of the Human Brain

by Albert Postma & Ineke J. M. van der Ham

The Neuropsychology of Space: Spatial Functions of the Human Brain summarizes recent research findings related to understanding the brain mechanisms involved in spatial reasoning, factors that adversely impact...


Handbook of Clinical QEEG and Neurotherapy

by Thomas F Collura & Jon A. Frederick

This book is an essential resource describing a wide range of approaches and technologies in the areas of quantitative EEG (QEEG) and neurotherapy including neurofeedback and neuromodulation approaches. It emphasizes...


Addiction and Brain Damage

by Derek Richter

Originally published in 1980, recent research had produced new insights into how, at the biochemical level, alcohol and other drugs of abuse can impair metabolic and neuropsychiatric functions. Epidemiological...


Laterality in Sports: Theories and Applications

by Florian Loffing, Norbert Hagemann & Bernd Strauss

Laterality in Sports: Theories and Applications summarizes recent research on the neurophysiological foundations of handedness, and how left or right lateralization (affecting primary hand use, foot use, and...