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The Psychological Construction of Emotion

by James A. Russell, Lisa Feldman Barrett & Joseph E. LeDoux

This volume presents cutting-edge theory and research on emotions as constructed events rather than fixed, essential entities. It provides a thorough introduction to the assumptions, hypotheses, and scientific...


Questions and Answers in Neuro-ophthalmology: A Case-Based Approach

by Andrew G Lee, Nagham Al Zubidi, Arielle Spitze & Sushma Yalamanchili

The book presents the most common problems seen in neuro-ophthalmology in a case-based learning format that provides rapid access and is easy to read. The user friendly format guides and stimulates the reader...


Recent Advances in Predicting and Preventing Epileptic Seizures: Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Seizure Prediction Technische Univer

by Ronald Tetzlaff, Christian E Elger & Klaus Lehnertz

This book is to improve our understanding of mechanisms leading to seizures in humans and in developing new therapeutic options. The book covers topics such as recent approaches to seizure control, recent developments...


NPH - Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Pathophysiology - Diagnosis - Treatment

by Michael J. Fritsch, Uwe Kehler & Ullrich Meier

Often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a disease of the elderly that is on the rise as the population ages. Its similarities to Parkinsons disease, dementia and other chronic...


Are We Unique: A Scientist Explores the Unparalleled Intelligence of the Human Mind

by James Trefil

In this fascinating book on an exciting and timely topic, James Trefil explores just exactly what it is that is so special about the human mind that sets us so far from all the other animals and that also makes...


Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves

by Remi Nader, Scott C. Berta & Cristian Gragnaniello

Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves presents core surgical procedures in a concise, highly didactic format, enabling surgeons to quickly grasp their essence from the bulleted text and...


Handbook of Positive Emotions

by Leslie D. Kirby, Michele M. Tugade, Michelle N. Shiota & Barbara L. Fredrickson

This authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge about positive emotions: their nature, functions, and consequences for individuals and society. Specific emotions are analyzed in depth, including...


Explaining Abnormal Behavior: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

by Bruce F. Pennington

Highly readable and accessible, this book describes how research in cognitive science is transforming the way scientists and clinicians think about abnormal behavior. Bruce Pennington draws on work from multiple...


Brains Top Down: Is Top-Down Causation Challenging Neuroscience?

by Gennaro Auletta, IVAN COLAGE & Marc Jeannerod

Written by an international team of leading experts in neuroscience, this book presents an overview of some of the main schools of thought as well as current research trends in neuroscience. It focuses on neural...


The Minder Brain: How Your Brain Keeps You Alive, Protects You from Danger, and Ensures that You Reproduce

by JOE HERBERT

Ambition, genius, thought, imagination, love, hate, greed and, above all, consciousness ourselves as alive and as part of our world — all this is somehow enabled by the brain. The brain is the person, and...


Parkinson’s Disease. A Guide to Medical Treatment

by Michael Carranza, Madeline R. Snyder, Jessica Davenport Shaw & Theresa A. Zesiewicz

In Parkinson’s disease, the past half-century of research has brought many fascinating advances in treatment.

Proper identification and treatment of both motor and non-motor symptoms lead to a better overall...


The Alzheimer's Epidemic

by Danton O'Day

The "Alzheimer's Epidemic" has begun. As the number of aged individuals worldwide continues to grow the epidemic will continue unabated. Alzheimer's disease will affect one in three families. In addition to...


On the Frontiers of Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience: Essays in Honor of Eric R. Kandel

by Edith Laufer, Mark Solms & Joseph LeDoux

Building crucial bridges between psychoanalysis and the neurosciences, this compelling volume brings together prominent authorities from multiple disciplines. The volume highlights the contributions of Eric...


Intensive Care in Neurology and Neurosurgery

by Godoy, Daniel Agustín & Daniel Agustin Godoy

This volume presents the work of a group of international experts in neurocritical care. This book provides the physician with a quick and practical tool for consultation and it’s dedicated to brain-injured...


Baby Teacher: Nurturing Neural Networks From Birth to Age Five

by Rebecca Ann Shore

Ever wonder what is going on in a baby's brain? Or how you can best nurture a child's natural development? Or why exactly Bach is better than Mozart for babies? This book will explain why. No technical knowledge...


Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology

by Kira E. Armstrong, PhD, Abpp, Dean W. Beebe, PhD, Abpp, Robin C. Hilsabeck, PhD, Abpp & Michael W. Kirkwood PhD, Abpp

Pursuit of board certification through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) has become a standard expectation for clinical neuropsychologists. At the time this book was published, the American...


Happy Brain

by V. Noot

Make your brain function better and become a happier person!

Did you know that a lot of emotions we experience are influenced by levels of oxytocin, serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins? If you could get more...


Creativity

by Elkhonon Goldberg PhD, Abpp

What is the nature of human creativity? What are the brain processes behind its mystique? What are the evolutionary roots of creativity? How does culture help shape individual creativity? Creativity: The Human...


The First Minds

by Arthur S. Reber

First Minds: Caterpillars, 'Karyotes, and Consciousness presents a novel theory of the origins of mind and consciousness dubbed the Cellular Basis of Consciousness (CBC). It argues that sentience emerged with...


The Interoceptive Mind

by Manos Tsakiris & Helena De Preester

Interoception is the body-to-brain axis of sensations that originates from the internal body and visceral organs. It plays a unique role in ensuring homeostasis, allowing human beings to experience and perceive...