Nicola Pitchford,Andrew W Ellis's Acquired Language Disorders in Adulthood and Childhood: PDF

By Nicola Pitchford,Andrew W Ellis

In the World Library of Psychologists sequence, overseas specialists current career-long collections of what they pass judgement on to be their best items - extracts from books, key articles, salient study findings, and their significant functional theoretical contributions.

Elaine Funnell has performed a huge position within the learn of neuropsychology during the last 25 years. She has been on the vanguard of groundbreaking learn on members affliction with obtained problems of written and/or spoken language as a result of mind harm. With observation via Nicola Pitchford and Andrew Ellis, this quantity provides Elaine’s most vital contributions in her major professional components: grownup neuropsychology of semantic issues, with a spotlight on issues of naming in dementia, and purchased language and literacy issues in early life.

The courses integrated during this quantity date again to 1988, the place Elaine co-authored a big overview of theories in regards to the illustration of meanings within the brain and mind. They then carry us correct updated with a formerly unpublished paper from 2010, which has been lately edited by means of the co-author, Mike Kopelman, for this edition.

Through her extraordinary paintings, Elaine has tremendously complex our knowing of the mind approaches in the back of written and spoken language, and this ebook represents an unique and well timed contribution to the sphere. Acquired Language issues in maturity and Childhood should be of serious curiosity to researchers and postgraduate scholars in grownup and baby neuropsychology, in particular for these specialising in semantic and language disorders.

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