Download e-book for iPad: Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control by Georg Goldenberg

By Georg Goldenberg

ISBN-10: 0199591512

ISBN-13: 9780199591510

Apraxia is a symptom of cerebral lesions that has questioned clinicians and researchers for a few a hundred years. It has engendered many desirable descriptions and a large variety of conflicting theoretical accounts.

This publication is the 1st one who supplies a accomplished account of scientific and experimental findings on all manifestations of apraxia in addition to of the heritage and the philosophical underpinning of theories on apraxia. The assessment of latest facts is illustrated with bright descriptions of scientific examples. The ancient half finds early precursors of the concept that of apraxia within the final 3rd of nineteenth century and resuscitates contributions made within the "holistic" period within the mid-20th
century that experience now principally fallen in oblivion. They express that the richness of principles on apraxia is way more than a few sleek authors could acknowledge.

Over and past giving an summary of background and scientific visual appeal of apraxia the e-book explores the philosophical fundaments that underlie definitions, classifications, and theories of apraxia. Goldenberg argues that they're eventually grounded in a brain as opposed to physique dichotomy that looks as competition among low and high or, respectively, cognitive and motor degrees of motion regulate. by way of pertaining to historical past and smooth proof to perennial philosophical difficulties the publication transgresses the
topic of apraxia and touches the fundaments of cognitive neuroscience.

This publication will make attention-grabbing examining for these within the fields of neuroscience, neurology, neuropsychology, and developmental psychology

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Apraxia is a symptom of cerebral lesions that has questioned clinicians and researchers for a few a hundred years. It has engendered many desirable descriptions and a large range of conflicting theoretical debts. This e-book is the 1st person who provides a entire account of medical and experimental findings on all manifestations of apraxia in addition to of the heritage and the philosophical underpinning of theories on apraxia.

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