By Alexander Leff, Randi Starrfelt (auth.)
This e-book is a complete assessment of the most obtained problems of analyzing: hemianopic, natural and vital alexia. The authors evaluate the diagnostic standards for every of the differing kinds of sickness, and the efficacy of the healing experiences that experience tried to remediate them. the various theoretical types of grownup examining, which mostly relaxation on how the studying procedure responds to damage, also are mentioned and evaluated. Focal mind harm attributable to stroke and mind tumors are mentioned intensive as are the results of dementia on reading.
This ebook begins with a bankruptcy on basic analyzing, via chapters on hemianopic alexia, natural alexia and primary alexia, every one established within the similar means, with: an outline of the situation; a historic evaluation of circumstances so far; psychophysics; attention of the causative lesions; proof from sensible imaging stories on sufferers and, most significantly, a overview of the facts base for treating every one situation. eventually, there's a bankruptcy on how sufferer facts has expert how we predict approximately reading.
Alexia: prognosis, therapy and Theory is geared toward neuropsychologists (both experimental and clinical), neurologists, speech therapists and others who take care of sufferers whose interpreting has been suffering from an obtained mind damage, in addition to scholars learning language disorders.