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The Frontal Lobes

The Frontal Lobes Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-10-05
ISBN : 0128043261
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Frontal Lobes, Volume 163, updates readers on the latest thinking on the structure and function of the human frontal lobe. Sections address methodology, anatomy, physiology and pharmacology, function, development, aging and disorders, and rehabilitation. Patients with focal lesions in the frontal lobes have long been studied to reveal the organization and function of the frontal lobes. Over the last two decades, studies of patients with neurodegenerative diseases and developmental disorders have increased, with new findings discussed in this volume. In addition, the book includes discussions on genetics and molecular biology, optogenetics, high-resolution structural and functional neuroimaging and electrophysiology, and more. Lastly, new knowledge on the biology, structure and function of the frontal lobes, new treatment targets for pharmacology, non-invasive brain stimulation, and cognitive/social remediation are presented. The last section covers new efforts that will hopefully lead to better outcomes in patients with frontal lobe disorders. Provides an overview of the structure, function, disorder and rehabilitation of the frontal lobes Addresses a wide variety of methodologies – from genetics and molecular biology, to optogenetics and hi-res fMRI, and more Contains content of interest to advanced students, junior researchers and clinicians getting involved in research Features the input of leaders in neuroanatomical research from around the globe – the broadest, most expert coverage available

The Human Frontal Lobes Third Edition

The Human Frontal Lobes  Third Edition Book
Author : Bruce L. Miller,Jeffrey L. Cummings
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2017-11-16
ISBN : 1462531830
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Subject Areas/Keywords: brains, cognitive, diseases, dysfunctions, executive functions, frontal-subcortical circuits, frontotemporal dementia, human frontal lobes, lesions, mental disorders, networks, neuroanatomy, neurological, neurology, neuronal pathways, neuropsychiatric disorders, neuropsychological assessments, neuropsychology, neuroscience, normal aging, prefrontal cortex DESCRIPTION This authoritative work, now thoroughly revised, has given thousands of clinicians, students, and researchers a state-of-the-art understanding of the human frontal lobes--the large brain region that plays a critical role in behavior, cognition, health, and disease. Leading authorities from multiple disciplines address the anatomy and chemistry of the frontal cortex, neuropsychological assessments of capabilities unique to the frontal lobes, the nature of (and possible treatment avenues for) frontotemporal dementia and related conditions, and implications for understanding and treating neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, mania, and depression. Illustrations include eight pages in full color"--

Principles of Frontal Lobe Function

Principles of Frontal Lobe Function Book
Author : Donald T. Stuss,Robert T. Knight
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2002-06-27
ISBN : 0198030835
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume provides a comprehensive review of historical and current research on the function of the frontal lobes and frontal systems of the brain. The content spans frontal lobe functions from birth to old age, from biochemistry and anatomy to rehabilitation, and from normal to disrupted function. The book is intended to be a standard reference work on the frontal lobes for researchers, clinicians, and students in the field of neurology, neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology, and health care.

Psychophysiology of the Frontal Lobes

Psychophysiology of the Frontal Lobes Book
Author : K. H. Pribram,A. R. Luria
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2013-10-22
ISBN : 1483219356
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Psychophysiology of the Frontal Lobes covers the frontal lobe function. The book discusses the modern concepts relating to the problem of the frontal lobes; the effect of frontal lesions on the electrical activity of the brain of human; and the nature of the electrical activity of the frontal cortex in human. The text then describes the nature of electrical activity in the frontal cortex of nonhuman primates; the relationship between frontal cortex and subcortical brain function; as well as experimentally based models of frontal lobe function. Psychologists, psychiatrists, and neurologists will find the book invaluable.

Mind and the Frontal Lobes

Mind and the Frontal Lobes Book
Author : Brian Levine PhD,Fergus I.M. Craik PhD
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2011-12-19
ISBN : 0190208619
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the past 25 years, the frontal lobes have dominated human neuroscience research. Functional neuroimaging studies have revealed their importance to brain networks involved in nearly every aspect of mental and cognitive functioning. Studies of patients with focal brain lesions have expanded on early case study evidence of behavioral, emotional, and cognitive changes associated with frontal lobe brain damage. The role of frontal lobe function and dysfunction in human development (in both children and older adults), psychiatric disorders, the dementias, and other brain diseases has also received rapidly increasing attention. In this useful text, 14 leading frontal lobe researchers review and synthesize the current state of knowledge on frontal lobe function, including structural and functional brain imaging, brain network analysis, aging and dementia, traumatic brain injury, rehabilitation, attention, memory, and consciousness. The book therefore provides a state-of-the-art account of research in this exciting area, and also highlights a number of new findings by some of the world's top researchers.

The Frontal Lobes Revisited

The Frontal Lobes Revisited Book
Author : Ellen Perecman
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 1987
ISBN : 9780805802887
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes Book
Author : Vicki Anderson,Rani Jacobs,Peter J. Anderson
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2010-10-18
ISBN : 1136873546
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing attention over the past decade, and it is now established that the frontal lobes, and associated executive functions, are critical for efficient functioning in daily life. It is also clear, and of particular relevance to this text, that these functions develop gradually through childhood, and then deteriorate during old age. These developmental trajectories, and the impact of any interruption to them, are the focus of this volume.

Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment Book
Author : Sarah E. MacPherson,Sergio Della Sala,Simon R. Cox,Alessandra Girardi,Matthew H. Iveson
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release : 2015-05-07
ISBN : 0191648302
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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There are several tests used in clinical practice and research worldwide that have been devised to assess the functions subsumed by the frontal lobes of the brain. Anatomical localisation has revealed that the frontal lobes can be divided into sub-regions with different functional domains. As a result, a number of authors working in the frontal lobe literature have made a case for patients with frontal lobe damage to be considered in their distinct subgroups, rather than considered together in one unitary group. As a result, it is important for clinicians and researchers to be made aware of the functions assessed by individual frontal tests and understand which frontal regions might be impaired in their patient groups, as patients with damage to one of these regions will perform poorly on tasks tapping that region yet may perform well on tasks tapping the unaffected regions within the frontal lobes. The 'Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment' provides a critical review and appraisal of both the neuropsychological and experimental tests that have been devised to assess frontal lobe functions. It includes many tests that have not been included in previously published neuropsychological compendia. Throughout, the book discusses the available frontal tests in relation to patient and lesion data, neuroimaging data and aging data in order to offer clinicians and researchers the opportunity to choose the best assessment instrument for their purpose.

Another Day in the Frontal Lobe

Another Day in the Frontal Lobe Book
Author : Katrina Firlik
Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
Release : 2007-06-12
ISBN : 0812973402
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Katrina Firlik is a neurosurgeon, one of only two hundred or so women among the alpha males who dominate this high-pressure, high-prestige medical specialty. She is also a superbly gifted writer–witty, insightful, at once deeply humane and refreshingly wry. In Another Day in the Frontal Lobe, Dr. Firlik draws on this rare combination to create a neurosurgeon’s Kitchen Confidential–a unique insider’s memoir of a fascinating profession. Neurosurgeons are renowned for their big egos and aggressive self-confidence, and Dr. Firlik confirms that timidity is indeed rare in the field. “They’re the kids who never lost at musical chairs,” she writes. A brain surgeon is not only a highly trained scientist and clinician but also a mechanic who of necessity develops an intimate, hands-on familiarity with the gray matter inside our skulls. It’s the balance between cutting-edge medical technology and manual dexterity, between instinct and expertise, that Firlik finds so appealing–and so difficult to master. Firlik recounts how her background as a surgeon’s daughter with a strong stomach and a keen interest in the brain led her to this rarefied specialty, and she describes her challenging, atypical trek from medical student to fully qualified surgeon. Among Firlik’s more memorable cases: a young roofer who walked into the hospital with a three-inch-long barbed nail driven into his forehead, the result of an accident with his partner’s nail gun, and a sweet little seven-year-old boy whose untreated earache had become a raging, potentially fatal infection of the brain lining. From OR theatrics to thorny ethical questions, from the surprisingly primitive tools in a neurosurgeon’s kit to glimpses of future techniques like the “brain lift,” Firlik cracks open medicine’s most prestigious and secretive specialty. Candid, smart, clear-eyed, and unfailingly engaging, Another Day in the Frontal Lobe is a mesmerizing behind-the-scenes glimpse into a world of incredible competition and incalculable rewards.

The Frontal Lobes and Voluntary Action

The Frontal Lobes and Voluntary Action Book
Author : Richard E. Passingham
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release : 1995-07-20
ISBN : 0191545686
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents an argument rather than a review: that the frontal lobes as a whole are specialized for voluntary action. For each area within the frontal lobes, a specific role in the execution of voluntary action is proposed. Topics covered include the control of movement in the motor cortex and premotor areas, decision-making in the pre-frontal cortex, response learning in the basal ganglia, and the mental trial and error that forms the basis of future responses. This analysis is based on the author's own work using the most up-to-date imaging techniques. Controversial and thought-provoking, it will serve as the basis for future work and debate on the subject.

Neuropsychology

Neuropsychology Book
Author : Michael S. Gazzaniga
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 1461339448
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As the Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology moves into a second volume, it is appropriate to take into general account the scope and content of this series. In its broadest sense, behavioral neurobiology is the study of the behaviors of animal organisms with reference to their neurological bases. The overall objective of this handbook series is to assemble, in ten volumes, a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the major areas that comprise behavioral neurobiology. Within such a framework, it is possible to provide the fundamental concepts, methods, and substantive advancements in these fields in a manner that will be useful to and that will also serve as a reference source for researchers educational programs who desire a well-balanced overview of the component areas of neurobiology. The intent in each volume has been to bring together a spectrum of approaches and disciplines that focuses upon the topic at hand. The first volume presented and discussed the problems of sensory integration; the present work is concerned with the neurobiology of cognitive processes; and forthcoming volumes will include the topics of motor coordination, learning and memory, biological rhythms, motivation, sexual behavior, social behavior and communication, and the evolution of nervous systems and behavior. Thus the purpose of the editors in planning this series has been to offer a distinct handbook, employing the many varied and prevailing avenues of attack upon current problems in behavior and neurological processes, that should prove of unique value and usefulness to professionals and students alike.

The Brain and Behavior

The Brain and Behavior Book
Author : David L. Clark,Nashaat N. Boutros,Mario F. Mendez
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2005-09-08
ISBN : 9780521840507
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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New edition building on the success of previous one. Retains core aim of providing an accessible introduction to behavioral neuroanatomy.

Frontal Lobe Function and Dysfunction

Frontal Lobe Function and Dysfunction Book
Author : Harvey S. Levin,Howard M. Eisenberg,Chairman Division of Neurosurgery Howard M Eisenberg,Arthur Lester Benton
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 1991
ISBN : 9780195062847
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recent technical advances have made it possible to trace the cognitive and behavioural functions of the frontal lobes of the brain more precisely. This text aims to provide a reference source on this region of the brain and its role in cognition, behaviour and clinical disorders. [Ed.].

Principles of Frontal Lobe Function

Principles of Frontal Lobe Function Book
Author : Donald T. Stuss,Robert T. Knight
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2013-01-31
ISBN : 0199837759
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Principles of Frontal Lobe Function, Second Edition is an expanded volume, divided into 9 sections representing major research and clinical disciples, including new topics such as social neuroscience. This book will provide clinicians, researchers, and students with the most current information as the mystery of the frontal lobes is unraveled.

Discovering the Brain

Discovering the Brain Book
Author : National Academy of Sciences,Institute of Medicine,Sandra Ackerman
Publisher : National Academies Press
Release : 1992-01-01
ISBN : 0309045290
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The brain ... There is no other part of the human anatomy that is so intriguing. How does it develop and function and why does it sometimes, tragically, degenerate? The answers are complex. In Discovering the Brain, science writer Sandra Ackerman cuts through the complexity to bring this vital topic to the public. The 1990s were declared the "Decade of the Brain" by former President Bush, and the neuroscience community responded with a host of new investigations and conferences. Discovering the Brain is based on the Institute of Medicine conference, Decade of the Brain: Frontiers in Neuroscience and Brain Research. Discovering the Brain is a "field guide" to the brain--an easy-to-read discussion of the brain's physical structure and where functions such as language and music appreciation lie. Ackerman examines How electrical and chemical signals are conveyed in the brain. The mechanisms by which we see, hear, think, and pay attention--and how a "gut feeling" actually originates in the brain. Learning and memory retention, including parallels to computer memory and what they might tell us about our own mental capacity. Development of the brain throughout the life span, with a look at the aging brain. Ackerman provides an enlightening chapter on the connection between the brain's physical condition and various mental disorders and notes what progress can realistically be made toward the prevention and treatment of stroke and other ailments. Finally, she explores the potential for major advances during the "Decade of the Brain," with a look at medical imaging techniques--what various technologies can and cannot tell us--and how the public and private sectors can contribute to continued advances in neuroscience. This highly readable volume will provide the public and policymakers--and many scientists as well--with a helpful guide to understanding the many discoveries that are sure to be announced throughout the "Decade of the Brain."

The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits

The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits Book
Author : Peter W. Halligan,Derick T. Wade
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780198526544
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this book, some of the leading clinicians and cognitive neuroscientists consider the effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation. They situate the issues within an overall context that considers the different types and levels of diagnosis and assessment, the adequacy of underlying cognitive theory for rehabilitation, and more importantly, the clinical effectiveness of current treatments to improve functional recovery. By employing an evidence-based approach that critically evaluates the published literature, the book provides for a better understanding of the strengths and limitations of the cognitive approach and hopefully a more realistic expectation of its outcome for patients with neurological deficits. The book will serve as a valuable source for a wide spectrum of professionals who deal with the neuropsychological and neurological effects of brain damage.

The Human Frontal Lobes Second Edition

The Human Frontal Lobes  Second Edition Book
Author : Bruce L. Miller,Jeffrey L. Cummings
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2013-11-18
ISBN : 1462515010
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative work synthesizes the rapidly growing knowledge base on the human frontal lobes and their central role in behavior, cognition, health, and disease. Leading contributors address neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, and normal neuropsychological functioning, and describe the nature and consequences of frontal lobe dysfunction in specific neurological and psychiatric conditions. Second edition features include a new section on structural and functional neuroimaging and substantially expanded coverage of frontotemporal dementia and related disorders. Other new topics include self-consciousness, competence, and personality; new testing approaches; bipolar disorder; and adult-onset genetic disorders of the frontal lobes. The book is illustrated with nearly 100 figures.

The Frontal Lobes

The Frontal Lobes Book
Author : Donald T. Stuss,David Frank Benson
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 1986
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Frontal Lobes book written by Donald T. Stuss,David Frank Benson, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Parietal Lobe

The Parietal Lobe Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2018-03-05
ISBN : 0444636242
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Parietal Lobe, Volume 151, the latest release from the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, provides a foundation on the neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and clinical neurology/neuropsychology of the parietal lobe that is not only applicable to both basic researchers and clinicians, but also to students and specialists who are interested in learning more about disorders brought on by damage or dysfunction. Topics encompass the evolution, anatomy, connections, and neurophysiology, the major neurological and neuropsychological deficits and syndromes caused by damage, the potential for improvement via transcranial stimulation, and the role of the parietal in the cerebral networks for perception and action. Provides a broad overview of the neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and clinical neurology of this region of the cortex Offers additional insights regarding the role of the parietal in the cerebral networks for perception and action Addresses the most frequent complications associated with damage, including somatosensory, perceptual, language, and memory, deficits, pain, optic ataxia, spatial neglect, apraxia, and more Edited work with chapters authored by global leaders in the field Presents the broadest, most expert coverage available

Handbook Of Clinical And Experimental Neuropsychology

Handbook Of Clinical And Experimental Neuropsychology Book
Author : Gianfranco Denes,Luigi Pizzamiglio
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2020-03-06
ISBN : 1317735013
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The domain of neuroscience has had one of the most explosive growths in recent decades: within this development there has been a remarkable and renewed interest in the study of the relations between behaviour and the central nervous system. Part of this new attention is connected with the contribution of new technologies (PET, fMRI) permitting more precise mapping of neural structures responsible for cognitive functions and the development of new theoretical models of mental activities. The diffusion of new pathologies (for example the pattern of cognitive impairment associated with AIDS) has further enlarged the field of clinical neuropsychology. Finally there has been an expanding clinical interest in the understanding and management of age-related cognitive changes. This volume is the translated and updated version of the second edition of Manuale di Neuropsicologia (Zanichelli, 1996), by the same authors, and it reflects the current status of the art. It is intended to blend clinical and theoretical aspects of neuropsychology. The first part discusses the instrumental and clinical methods of investigation in neuropsychology, together with their development. A long section is dedicated to the language and memory disorders. The impairment of non-verbal cognitve functions, such as the disorders of space orientation, of of visuo-perceptive abilities, and of the emotions and attention, are extensively discussed. The pattern of degenerative dementias is thorougly described, as e is thoroughly described, as well as a number of new topics, such as a neuropsychological approach to consciousness. Finally, perspectives for treatment of some cognitive disorders are outlined.