Journals Higher Education

$89.95

Hardcover

24 August 2013

304 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199591510


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Apraxia

The Cognitive side of motor control

Georg Goldenberg

  • Includes illustations of clinical observations on apraxia, providing the reader with a lively image of what apraxia looks like and helping them to diagnose it
  • Written by a leading authority in the field of apraxia, resulting in a book that offers profound insights into this condition
  • In addition to discussing apraxia, also explores related topics like intermanual conflict, kinematic abnormalities of movements, or apraxia in left-handers. This gives the reader a comprehensive reference to all aspects of apraxia.
  • Relates largely unknown or forgotten historical contributions to apraxia, helping the reader to understand contemporary definitions, classification and theories of apraxia in their wider historical context.
  • Discusses philosophical foundations of theories of apraxia which helps the reader to understand basic philosophical assumptions and controversies underlying cognitive neuroscience
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