By Nicola Pitchford,Andrew W Ellis
In the World Library of Psychologists sequence, foreign specialists current career-long collections of what they pass judgement on to be their most interesting items - extracts from books, key articles, salient examine findings, and their significant functional theoretical contributions.
Elaine Funnell has performed an enormous position within the learn of neuropsychology during the last 25 years. She has been on the vanguard of groundbreaking learn on members affliction with got problems of written and/or spoken language because of mind harm. With remark through Nicola Pitchford and Andrew Ellis, this quantity provides Elaine’s most important contributions in her major expert components: grownup neuropsychology of semantic problems, with a spotlight on issues of naming in dementia, and purchased language and literacy issues in youth.
The courses integrated during this quantity date again to 1988, the place Elaine co-authored a tremendous evaluate of theories concerning the illustration of meanings within the brain and mind. They then convey us correct up to date with a formerly unpublished paper from 2010, which has been lately edited by way of the co-author, Mike Kopelman, for this edition.
Through her unparalleled paintings, Elaine has tremendously complicated our realizing of the mind tactics in the back of written and spoken language, and this publication represents an unique and well timed contribution to the sphere. Acquired Language issues in maturity and Childhood might be of serious curiosity to researchers and postgraduate scholars in grownup and baby neuropsychology, particularly for these specialising in semantic and language disorders.
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Acquired Language Disorders in Adulthood and Childhood: Selected Works of Elaine Funnell (World Library of Psychologists) by Nicola Pitchford,Andrew W Ellis