Alexia: Diagnosis, Treatment and Theory by Alexander Leff,Randi Starrfelt

By Alexander Leff,Randi Starrfelt

This e-book is a finished evaluate of the most obtained issues of analyzing: hemianopic, natural and important alexia. The authors overview the diagnostic standards for every of the differing kinds of illness, and the efficacy of the healing reports that experience tried to remediate them. the various theoretical versions of grownup examining, which principally leisure on how the studying process responds to damage, also are mentioned and evaluated. Focal mind damage because of stroke and mind tumors are mentioned intensive as are the results of dementia on reading.

This booklet starts off with a bankruptcy on basic interpreting, through chapters on hemianopic alexia, natural alexia and principal alexia, each one based within the similar means, with: an outline of the ; a ancient evaluate of situations thus far; psychophysics; attention of the causative lesions; proof from sensible imaging experiences on sufferers and, most significantly, a evaluate of the proof base for treating every one . ultimately, there's a bankruptcy on how sufferer information has knowledgeable how we predict approximately reading.

Alexia: analysis, therapy and Theory is aimed toward neuropsychologists (both experimental and clinical), neurologists, speech therapists and others who take care of sufferers whose examining has been tormented by an bought mind harm, in addition to scholars learning language disorders.

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