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Attention Disorders After Right Brain Damage: Living in by Paolo Bartolomeo

By Paolo Bartolomeo

This e-book offers an outline of attentional impairments in brain-damaged sufferers from either scientific and neuroscientific views, and goals to supply a complete, succinct remedy of those subject matters helpful to either clinicians and students. a major concentration of the e-book issues left visible overlook, a dramatic yet usually missed final result of correct hemisphere harm, often of vascular beginning, but additionally as a result of different explanations corresponding to neurodegenerative stipulations. The learn of forget bargains a key to appreciate the brain’s performing at the extent of large-scale networks, and never purely in accordance with discrete anatomical constructions. sufferers are frequently blind to their deficits (anosognosia), and sometimes obstinately deny being hemiplegic. prognosis is necessary simply because forget predicts negative practical consequence in stroke. furthermore, powerful rehabilitation ideas can be found, and there are promising chances for pharmacological treatments.

Attention issues After correct mind Damage is aimed toward scientific neurologists, medics in actual medication and rehabilitation, medical psychologists and neuropsychologists. it is going to even be valuable for graduate scholars and clinical scholars who desire to comprehend the subject of realization platforms and enhance their wisdom of the neurocognitive mechanisms of attentional deficits. moreover, medical researchers in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience will locate during this booklet an up to the moment evaluate of present examine facing the eye platforms of the human brain.

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