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Author Benton, Arthur Lester, 1909-2006.

Title Exploring the history of neuropsychology : selected papers / Arthur Benton ; with an introduction by Kenneth M. Adams
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2000


Description 1 online resource (xv, 348 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction; Part I: Evolution of the Discipline; 1. Neuropsychology: Past, Present, and Future (1988); 2. Four Neuropsychologists (1994); 3. The Fate of Some Neuropsychological Concepts: An Historical Inquiry (1990); 4. The Prefrontal Region: Its Early History (1991); 5. Cerebrovascular Disease in the History of Clinical Neuropsychology (1991); 6. Spatial Thinking in Neurological Patients: Historical Aspects (1982); Part II: The Aphasic Disorders; 7. Early Descriptions of Aphasia (1960); 8. Aphasia (1800-1860) (1963); 9. The Memoir of Marc Dax on Aphasia (1964)
10. Johann A.P. Gesner on Aphasia (1965)11. Bergson and Freud on Aphasia: A Comparison (1987); 12. Pitres and Amnesic Aphasia (1988); Part III: Methodology and Assessment; 13. The Interplay of Experimental and Clinical Approaches in Brain Lesion Research (1978); 14. Basic Approaches to Neuropsychological Assessment (1991); 15. The Amusias (1977); 16. Clinical Neuropsychology: 1960-1990 (1992); Part IV: Hemispheric Cerebral Dominance; 17. The ""Minor"" Hemisphere (1972); 18. Hemispheric Cerebral Dominance Before Broca (1984)
19. The Hécaen-Zangwill Legacy: Hemispheric Dominance Examined (1991)Part V: Pediatric Neuropsychology; 20. Dyslexia: Evolution of a Concept (1980); 21. Developmental Neuropsychology: Its Present Status (1992); Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Summary Arthur Benton has long been recognized as a distinguished researcher, an influential educator, and a gifted writer. Early in his career, he was struck by the extreme divergence in the acceptance and usage of concepts and terms such as 'agnosia', 'amnesic aphasia', and 'apraxia' by leading figures in the then young field of neuropsychology/behavioral neurology. This prompted him to explore the literature of 19th century neurology and led to an abiding interest in the historical background of current developments, which often proved to be the outgrowth of earlier formulations. In this collection o
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Subject Neuropsychology -- History
Clinical neuropsychology -- History
Aphasia -- History
Neuropsychology -- Collected Works -- History
Neuropsychology -- Collected Works -- history
Neuropsychology -- Collected Works -- methods
Aphasia -- Collected Works
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Clinical neuropsychology
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99088047
ISBN 9780198031574