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Author Cahana-Amitay, Dalia, author.

Title Redefining recovery from aphasia / Dalia Cahana-Amitay, Martin L. Albert
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (x, 281 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents What we know and do not know about recovery from aphasia -- Language in the healthy brain : evidence for multifunctionality -- Executive functions and aphasia recovery -- Attention systems and aphasia recovery -- The role of memory functions in aphasia recovery -- The role of emotion in recovery from aphasia -- Praxis in aphasia recovery -- Visual processing in aphasia recovery -- Redefining recovery from aphasia
Summary This book concerns the neural organization of language in the healthy brain and in persons with aphasia. The novel concept of neural multifunctionality explains how language is created in the healthy brain, resolves contradictions between classical aphasiology and contemporary understandings of brain-language relations, and serves as the neurobiological basis for development of new approaches to aphasia therapy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from resource home page (ebrary, viewed January 20, 2016)
Subject Aphasia -- Rehabilitation
Brain -- Physiology
Speech -- Physiology
Aphasia -- rehabilitation
Brain -- physiology
Recovery of Function
Speech -- physiology
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Aphasia -- Rehabilitation
Brain -- Physiology
Speech -- Physiology
Form Electronic book
Author Albert, Martin L., 1939- author.
ISBN 9780190221782