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By Alexander Leff,Randi Starrfelt

ISBN-10: 1447155289

ISBN-13: 9781447155287

ISBN-10: 1447170970

ISBN-13: 9781447170976

This booklet is a entire overview of the most received problems of analyzing: hemianopic, natural and primary alexia. The authors evaluate the diagnostic standards for every of the different sorts of sickness, and the efficacy of the healing stories that experience tried to remediate them. different theoretical types of grownup examining, which mostly relaxation on how the studying method responds to damage, also are mentioned and evaluated. Focal mind damage attributable to stroke and mind tumors are mentioned extensive as are the results of dementia on reading.

This booklet begins with a bankruptcy on general interpreting, by means of chapters on hemianopic alexia, natural alexia and significant alexia, each one based within the similar manner, with: an outline of the situation; a historic evaluation of instances to this point; psychophysics; attention of the causative lesions; proof from practical imaging reports on sufferers and, most significantly, a assessment of the proof base for treating each one situation. eventually, there's a bankruptcy on how sufferer information has trained how we predict approximately reading.

Alexia: prognosis, remedy and Theory is geared toward neuropsychologists (both experimental and clinical), neurologists, speech therapists and others who care for sufferers whose interpreting has been laid low with an bought mind damage, in addition to scholars learning language disorders.

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