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A Student's Guide to Cognitive Neuropsychology

A Student's Guide to Cognitive Neuropsychology

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October 2022 | 376 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Are all brains the same? What causes amnesia? And why did a man mistake his psychologist for George Michael?

Find out the answers to these questions, and much more, in A Student's Guide to Cognitive Neuropsychology. Written in an informative and accessible style, this comprehensive text guides you through the traditional areas of cognitive neuropsychology and beyond, applying core theoretical principles to real-world scenarios.

Covering topics from memory to facial recognition, and from language to neglect, this textbook is essential reading for any student of cognitive neuropsychology.

A Student's Guide to Cognitive Neuropsychology also includes features to help enhance your understanding of cognitive neuropsychology, such as:

  • Important researcher spotlights
  • Key research studies
  • Questions for reflection
  • Further reading

Ashok Jansari is Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Neuropsychology at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Chapter 1: Why Study Damaged Brains?
Chapter 2: Methods in Cognitive Neuropsychology: A Tool Kit
Chapter 3: Principles and Issues in Cognitive Neuropsychology
Chapter 4: Neglect & Attention
Chapter 5: Apraxia & Motor-Planning
Chapter 6: Visual Agnosia & Object Recognition
Chapter 7: Prosopagnosia & Face Processing
Chapter 8: Amnesia & Memory
Chapter 9: Executive Functions
Chapter 10: Aphasia, Dyslexia & Language (Ashok Jansari & Anisha Desai)
Chapter 11: Cognitive Neuropsychological Rehabilitation (Jwala Narayanan & Ashok Jansari)
Chapter 12: Synaesthesia & Sensory Processing (Mary Jane Spiller)


Videos from the Author
Videos from Dr Jansari exploring various topics in the field of Cognitive Neuropsychology.

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1. Why study damaged brains?

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