Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Applied Neuropsychology of Attention by Michel Leclercq

The concept of attention in academic psychology has been treated with varying degrees of importance over the years. From playing a key role in the 19th century, it was discarded in the first half of the 20th century as clinical psychologists claimed it was superfluous to the essential subconscious processes of the mind, and experimental psychologists thought it was no scientific term. "Applied Neuropsychology of Attention" reviews the considerable developments in the field of attention since 1980, and the collection of essays forms a comprehensive overview of this crucial component of human cognitive function. The book begins with an explanation of the essential theoretical concepts and definitions. Aspects of diagnosis are then discussed as the assessment and impairments of attention are reviewed in normal ageing and in specific neurological categories. Victims of brain injury and patients with cerebrovascular or neurode generative diseases are considered. A critical analysis of existing practices in cognitive rehabilitation is given and a review of the techniques and methodologies used for treating attentional disturbances brings the book to a conclusion. Michel Leclercq and Peter Zimmermann have compiled a book of cutting-edge research which provides an effective framework to detect, analyze and understand the nature of attention deficit.

Buy Applied Neuropsychology of Attention by Michel Leclercq from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781841691886
ISBN-10: 1841691887
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Psychology Press Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Applied Neuropsychology of Attention by Michel Leclercq

Book Reviews - Applied Neuropsychology of Attention by Michel Leclercq

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Applied Neuropsychology of Attention book by Michel Leclercq and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Michel Leclercq

Michel LeClerq practises neuropsychology at the William Lennox Neurology Centre in Ottignies, Belgium, where he works with adult patients. Peter Zimmermann teaches in the Psychology Institute at Freiburg University and specialises in methodology, cognitive processes and neuropsychology.

Books By Michel Leclercq

Applied Neuropsychology of Attention by Michel Leclercq
Paperback, May 2013