This handbook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date summary of neuropsychological approaches to the assessment and study of individual differences. The book covers individual differences in mental abilities such as intelligence, mental retardation, learning memory, language, and reading. In addition, it discusses neurological models of cognitive information processing individual differences in personality and temperament, and neuro-psychological approaches to the assessment of learning disabilities and psychopathological disorders.
AUDIENCE: Students in neuropsychology, personality, and cognitice psychology.
Section I-Mental Abilities:<$> P.A. Vernon<$>, Introduction to the Neuropsychology of Individual Differences: Contributions of Behavioral Genetics. M.I.S. Huettner, <$>Neurosychology of Language and Reading Development. D.K. Detterman, <$>Intelligence and the Brain. H. Nyborg, <$>The Neuropsychology of Sex-Related Differences in Brain and Specific Abilities: Hormones, Developmental Dynamics, and New Paradigm. Section II-Information Processing and Memory: W.G. Willis and A.D. Aspel, <$>Neuropsychological Models of Information Processing: A Framework for Evaluation. M. Rabinowitz and D.W. Kee, <$>A Framework for Understanding Individual Differences in Memory: Knowledge-Strategy Interactions. Section III-Personality: H.J. Eysenck, <$>Personality: Biological Foundations. G. Goldstein, <$>Cognitive Heterogeneity in Psychopathology: The Case of Schizophrenia. J.J. Gonzalez, G.W. Hynd and R.P. Martin, <$>Neuropsychology of Temperament. Author Index. Subject Index.
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- © Academic Press 1994
- 2nd September 1994
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