Table of Contents

Preface. List of contributors. Toward a neuropsychology of visual development. Cognitive development in children with visual impairments. Central auditory function and evaluation of auditory processing disorders. Cognitive development in deaf children: the interface of language and perception in neuropsychology. Early language development and its neural correlates. Developmental language disorders. Acquired aphasia in childhood. The neuropsychology of dyslexia. Neuropsychological perspectives on reading development and developmental reading disorders. Developmental dyscalculia. Disorders of memory in childhood with a focus on temporal lobe disease and autism. Neuropsychology of attention disorders. Executive functioning in normal and abnormal development. A frontal activation model of emotion regulation: developmental implications. Neurobiological and developmental influences on the addiction to psychotropic drugs. Eating disorders. Autism spectrum disorders. Subject index.


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About the editor

Sidney Segalowitz

Sid Segalowitz has been a professor at Brock University since 1974, during which time he has taught in the Psychology Department and the Centre for Neuroscience and in 2007 became the founding Director of the Jack and Nora Walker Centre for Lifespan Development Research at that institution. He is also Director of the Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory at Brock University and focuses his research on psychophysiological indicators of brain functions reflective of self-regulation of information and affective processing, especially as this relates to personality and development through childhood and adolescence. He has been Editor of the Elsevier journal Brain and Cognition since 2002.