Written by researchers in neuropsychology, "Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology" (fifth edition) guides students on a comprehensive journey of discovery through the realm of contemporary human neuropsychology. Based on their extensive teaching experience, Kolb and Whishaw have taken steps to make this esoteric, complex, and often intimidating subject matter interesting, understandable, and applicable to students taking neuropsychology.
Table of Contents
PART 1 History: The Development of Neuropsychology Origins of the Human Brain and Behavior Organization of the Nervous System The Structure and Electrical Activity of Neurons Communication between Neurons The Influence of Drugs on Behavior Imaging the Brain's Activity PART II Organization of the Sensory System Organization of the Motor System Principles of Neocortical Function Cerebral Asymmetry Variations in Cerebral Asymmetry PART III The Occipital Lobes The Parietal Lobes The Temporal Lobes The Frontal Lobes Disconnection Syndromes PART IV Memory The Origins of Language Emotion Spatial Behavior Attention, Mental Images, and Consciousness PART V Brain Development and Plasticity Developmental Disorders Plasticity, Recovery, and Rehabilitation of the Adult Brain Neurological Disorders Psychiatric and Related Disorders Neuropsychological Assessment
BRIAN KOLB lectures at the University of Lethridge. He is a Killiam Fellow (Canadian Council), Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Royal Society of Canada. He is a recipient of the Hebb Prize from CPA, and is former president of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science. - IAN Q. WHISHAW lectures at the University of Lethridge. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Royal Society of Canada. He is the recipient of a bronze medal from the Canadian Humane Society, has been awarded the Ingrid Speaker Medal, and is CEO of NeuroDetective, Inc.