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

By Paolo Bartolomeo

This ebook offers an outline of attentional impairments in brain-damaged sufferers from either medical and neuroscientific views, and goals to provide a entire, succinct remedy of those subject matters valuable to either clinicians and students. a primary concentration of the ebook matters left visible forget, a dramatic yet usually neglected end result of correct hemisphere harm, often of vascular starting place, but additionally caused by different motives corresponding to neurodegenerative stipulations. The research of forget bargains a key to appreciate the brain’s performing at the extent of large-scale networks, and never purely according to discrete anatomical buildings. sufferers are frequently ignorant of their deficits (anosognosia), and sometimes obstinately deny being hemiplegic. analysis is necessary simply because overlook predicts terrible sensible final result in stroke. additionally, potent rehabilitation innovations can be found, and there are promising chances for pharmacological treatments.

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

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