In this well-written, informative book, Ashok Jansari explains what cognitive neuropsychology is, why it matters, and what is has already shown us about how the brain works, and copes with damage of one kind or another. Replete with case studies, historical vignettes, and QR codes to videos of lectures by, and interviews with, the author, this book covers all the bases and covers them well.
Ashok's book is a masterpiece: in a friendly language, he presents the history and complexity of cognitive neuropsychology. The use of examples we can all relate to helps reflecting on the marvels of the brain. This book is the companion you want in a discovery journey into cognitive neuropsychology!
A Student’s Guide to Cognitive Neuropsychology delivers an informed and accessible introduction to an important field of study. Integrating classic findings with cutting-edge research, Ashok Jansari provides students with a fascinating exploration of the rich insights that can be obtained by studying the damaged brain.
An excellent cognitive neuropsychology resource which covers neglect, attention, agnosia, memory, executive function, language and synaesthesia, and also includes a chapter on cognitive rehabilitation. A valuable guide for students wishing to learn about how the brain works and what happens when it gets damaged.