Comparative Neuropsychology

Hardcover | March 1, 1998

EditorA. David Milner

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Comparative Neurospychology is a collection of state-of-the-art essays by some of the world's leading neuropsychologists. Taking as their starting point the assumption that the human brain shares many of its most important functional systems with its primate relatives, the authors take acomparative evolutionary approach to understanding human cognition and brain function. A wide range of subject areas are covered, including memory, visual and somatosensory perception, motor control, attention, cross-modality integration, interhemispheric transmission, and behaviouralintelligence.

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Comparative Neurospychology is a collection of state-of-the-art essays by some of the world's leading neuropsychologists. Taking as their starting point the assumption that the human brain shares many of its most important functional systems with its primate relatives, the authors take acomparative evolutionary approach to understandin...

A. David Milner, Professor, Department of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Scotland.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:316 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:March 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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1. A D Milner: Introduction: comparative neuropsychology2. A W Young: Sensory factors in human visual agnosia3. A Cowey, P Dean, and L Weiskrantz: Ettlinger at Bay: can visual agnosia be explained by low-level visual impairments?4. E A Murray, L. Malkova, and S Goulet: Cross-modal associations, intramodal associations, and object identification in macaque monkeys5. A D Milner and H C Dijkerman: Visual processing in the primate parietal lobe6. J M Oxbury and S M Oxbury: Memory and the human temporal lobes7. A Parker and D Gaffan: Memory systems in primates: episodic, semantic, and perceptual learning8. M J Eacott: Interhemispheric transfer following partial commissurotomy in man and monkey9. M A Jeeves: Visual integration in callosal agenesis10. P Macneilage: Towards a unified view of cerebral hemispheric specializations in vertebrates11. U Halsband: Brain mechanisms of apraxia12. M Harvey: Perspectives on visuospatial neglect13. R W Byrne: Cognition in great apes14. R M Ridley and H F Baker: Mental representation in human and monkey neuropsychology15. R E Passingham: The specialization of the human neocortex