Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation by Sarah A. RaskinNeuroplasticity and Rehabilitation by Sarah A. Raskin

Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation

bySarah A. RaskinEditorSarah A. Raskin

Hardcover | June 7, 2011

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Brain plasticity is the focus of a growing body of research with significant implications for neurorehabilitation. This state-of-the-art volume explores ways in which brain-injured individuals may be helped not only to compensate for their loss of cognitive abilities, but also possibly to restore those abilities. Expert contributors examine the extent to which damaged cortical regions can actually recover and resume previous functions, as well as how intact regions are recruited to take on tasks once mediated by the damaged region. Evidence-based rehabilitation approaches are reviewed for a range of impairments and clinical populations, including both children and adults.
Sarah A. Raskin, PhD, is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Raskin has published numerous articles investigating neuropsychological functions and cognitive rehabilitation for people with a variety of disorders, including brain injury...
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Title:Neuroplasticity and RehabilitationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:351 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:June 7, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Current Approaches to Rehabilitation,Sarah A. RaskinI. Reorganization in the Central Nervous System2. Neuronal Organization and Change after Brain Injury,Bryan Kolb, Jan Cioe,andPreston Williams3. Experience-Dependent Changes in Nonhumans,Theresa A. Jones4. Motor and Sensory Reorganization in Primates,RandolphJ. NudoandScott Bury5. Cognitive Reserve,Yaakov Stern6. Practice-Related Changes in Brain Activity,Sarah A. Raskin, Ginger N. MillsandJulianne T. GarbarinoII. Interventions for Motor and Cognitive Deficits7. Activity-Based Interventions for Neurorehabilitation,David M. MorrisandC. Scott Bickel8. Malleability and Plasticity in the Neural Systems for Reading and Dyslexia, Bennett A. ShaywitzandSally E. Shaywitz9. Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation of Attention in Children,Jennifer A. EngleandKimberly A. Kerns10. Language Therapy,Susan A. Leon, Lynn M. Maher,andLeslie J. Gonzalez Rothi11. Plasticity of High-Order Cognition: A Review of Experience-Induced Remediation Studies for Executive Deficits,RedmondG. O'ConnellandIan H. Robertson12. Neuroplasticity and the Treatment of Executive Deficits: Conceptual Considerations,Rema A. LillieandCatherine A. Mateer13. What Rehabilitation Clinicians Can Do to Facilitate Experience- Dependent Learning,McKay M. SohlbergandLaurie Ehlhardt14. Pharmacological Therapies, Rehabilitation, and Neuroplasticity,John C. Freeland