Georg Goldenberg's Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control PDF

By Georg Goldenberg

ISBN-10: 0199591512

ISBN-13: 9780199591510

Apraxia is a symptom of cerebral lesions that has questioned clinicians and researchers for a few a hundred years. It has engendered many desirable descriptions and a large range of conflicting theoretical accounts.

This booklet is the 1st person who supplies a finished account of scientific and experimental findings on all manifestations of apraxia in addition to of the background and the philosophical underpinning of theories on apraxia. The evaluation of latest facts is illustrated with brilliant descriptions of medical examples. The old half unearths early precursors of the concept that of apraxia within the final 3rd of nineteenth century and resuscitates contributions made within the "holistic" period within the mid-20th
century that experience now principally fallen in oblivion. They express that the richness of principles on apraxia is far more than a few glossy authors could acknowledge.

Over and past giving an outline of background and scientific visual appeal of apraxia the ebook explores the philosophical fundaments that underlie definitions, classifications, and theories of apraxia. Goldenberg argues that they're finally grounded in a brain as opposed to physique dichotomy that looks as competition among low and high or, respectively, cognitive and motor degrees of motion keep watch over. by means of concerning historical past and smooth proof to perennial philosophical difficulties the e-book transgresses the
topic of apraxia and touches the fundaments of cognitive neuroscience.

This ebook will make attention-grabbing studying for these within the fields of neuroscience, neurology, neuropsychology, and developmental psychology

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