By Paolo Bartolomeo

This booklet presents an summary of attentional impairments in brain-damaged sufferers from either scientific and neuroscientific views, and goals to provide a accomplished, succinct therapy of those issues important to either clinicians and students. a major concentration of the ebook issues left visible forget, a dramatic yet usually missed end result of correct hemisphere harm, often of vascular beginning, but in addition caused by different factors comparable to neurodegenerative stipulations. The examine of overlook deals a key to appreciate the brain’s performing at the extent of large-scale networks, and never basically according to discrete anatomical constructions. sufferers are frequently ignorant of their deficits (anosognosia), and infrequently obstinately deny being hemiplegic. analysis is necessary simply because overlook predicts negative practical final result in stroke. additionally, powerful rehabilitation techniques can be found, and there are promising probabilities 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's going to even be useful for graduate scholars and clinical scholars who desire to comprehend the subject of awareness platforms and increase their wisdom of the neurocognitive mechanisms of attentional deficits. furthermore, scientific researchers in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience will locate during this booklet an up to the moment evaluation of present learn facing the eye platforms of the human brain.

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