Advances in Child Neuropsychology by Dennis L. Molfese (auth.), Michael G. Tramontana Ph.D.,

By Dennis L. Molfese (auth.), Michael G. Tramontana Ph.D., Stephen R. Hooper Ph.D. (eds.)

The box of kid neuropsychology continues to be younger. It has no noticeable beginning­ date. for this reason, we can't be certain its age with the kind of chronometric precision for which our clinical hearts may possibly yearn. however, one landmark to which we would element during this connection is that the 1st systematic textbook to seem during this sector (i. e. , Rourke, Bakker, Fisk, & Strang, 1983) isn't but 10 years outdated. Be that because it could, job within the box has been growing to be gradually, if now not via leaps and boundaries. even supposing there's nowhere close to the depth of research of youngsters from a neuro­ mental viewpoint as there's of adults, there were outstanding systematic investigations of substantial curiosity. the various extra im­ portant of those are offered within the present quantity. meant to supply authoritative experiences of vital great components of kid neuropsychology, this sequence starts with a quantity that comprises simply that: reports of parts as varied as auditory evoked re­ sponses in newborns and the behavioral results of head trauma in kids. Methodological matters, additionally deemed very important via the Editors, are dis­ stubborn in many of the chapters contained herein. in addition, the ex­ emplary strains of programmatic study or program within the box which are deemed to fall in the purview of this sequence also are represented during this volume.

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