Download e-book for iPad: Alexia: Diagnosis, Treatment and Theory by Alexander Leff,Randi Starrfelt

By Alexander Leff,Randi Starrfelt

This booklet is a complete assessment of the most bought problems of interpreting: hemianopic, natural and relevant alexia. The authors evaluate the diagnostic standards for every of the differing kinds of sickness, and the efficacy of the healing experiences that experience tried to remediate them. different theoretical types of grownup examining, which principally leisure on how the examining method responds to damage, also are mentioned and evaluated. Focal mind harm attributable to stroke and mind tumors are mentioned intensive as are the consequences of dementia on reading.

This booklet starts off with a bankruptcy on common analyzing, through chapters on hemianopic alexia, natural alexia and imperative alexia, every one dependent within the comparable means, with: an outline of the ; a ancient overview of circumstances up to now; psychophysics; attention of the causative lesions; facts from sensible imaging reviews on sufferers and, most significantly, a evaluation of the proof base for treating each one . ultimately, there's a bankruptcy on how sufferer facts has educated how we predict approximately reading.

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

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