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The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness

by Jennifer Latson

The poignant story of a boy’s coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.

What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old...


Introduction to Resting State fMRI Functional Connectivity

by Janine Bijsterbosch, Stephen M. Smith & Christian F. Beckmann

Spontaneous 'resting-state' fluctuations in neuronal activity offer insights into the inherent organisation of the human brain, and may provide markers for diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. Resting...


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

WHAT MAKES YOU, YOU?

Ever wondered what's going on inside your head? 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...


Real Life Diaries: Living with a Brain Injury

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...


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...


Neuropsychological Evaluation of Somatoform and Other Functional Somatic Conditions: Assessment Primer

by Kyle Brauer Boone

Neuropsychologists are provided with little formal education and training regarding the identification and measurement of somatoform symptoms, yet these conditions are highly prevalent, with estimates indicating...


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...


Neuropsychology of Visual Perception

by Jason W. Brown

Originally published in 1989, this sourcebook for anatomic studies in the neuropsychology of visual perception contains chapters on disorders of visual agnosias, impaired object perception and spatial neglect,...


Memory Practices and Learning: Interactional, Institutional and Sociocultural Perspectives

by Åsa Mäkitalo, Per Linell & Roger Säljö

Memory and learning are seen as mental phenomena and generally studied as brain processes, for example, within various branches of psychology and neuroscience. This book represents a rather different tack, based...


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...


Collaborative Therapy and Neurobiology: Evolving Practices in Action

by Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin & Jim Duvall

Collaborative Therapy and Neurobiology is the book many clinicians have been waiting for: an integration of twenty years of scientific and therapeutic cutting-edge ideas into concrete clinical practices. Interpersonal...


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...


Coaching College Students with Executive Function Problems

by Mary R. T. Kennedy & McKay Moore Sohlberg

Although executive function difficulties are often addressed in school-age children, there are few resources showing how to help these individuals when they are older. This book presents a dynamic coaching model...


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,...