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By Paolo Bartolomeo

This ebook presents an outline of attentional impairments in brain-damaged sufferers from either medical and neuroscientific views, and goals to provide a finished, succinct remedy of those themes worthy to either clinicians and students. a chief concentration of the e-book issues left visible forget, a dramatic yet frequently missed end result of correct hemisphere harm, frequently of vascular foundation, but in addition caused by different factors resembling neurodegenerative stipulations. The research of overlook bargains a key to appreciate the brain’s performing at the extent of large-scale networks, and never simply in keeping with discrete anatomical constructions. sufferers are usually blind to their deficits (anosognosia), and infrequently obstinately deny being hemiplegic. prognosis is necessary simply because forget predicts terrible practical consequence in stroke. furthermore, powerful rehabilitation thoughts can be found, and there are promising chances for pharmacological treatments.

Attention problems After correct mind Damage is aimed toward scientific neurologists, medics in actual medication and rehabilitation, medical psychologists and neuropsychologists. it is going to even be important for graduate scholars and clinical scholars who desire to comprehend the subject of awareness platforms and increase their wisdom of the neurocognitive mechanisms of attentional deficits. moreover, scientific researchers in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience will locate during this publication an up-to-the-minute evaluate of present examine facing the eye structures of the human brain.

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