Read e-book online Autism and the Brain: Neurophenomenological Interpretation PDF

By Tatyana B Glezerman

ISBN-10: 1461441110

ISBN-13: 9781461441113

ISBN-10: 1489998934

ISBN-13: 9781489998934

For years, the common presentation of autism—the developmental delays, the social and linguistic deficits—has been renowned. regardless of nice version between teenagers with this , yes signs are thought of hallmarks of the illness. much less understood is why those indicators come jointly to build autism. And as autism charges proceed to upward thrust, this data is ever extra very important to actual prognosis and treatment.

Autism and the Brain bargains solutions by means of exhibiting a brand new neuropsychology of the autistic spectrum, reviewing basic mind association, and bearing on particular areas and constructions to precise medical indicators. the writer identifies deficiencies in parts of the left-hemisphere linked to the self and identification as vital to autism. From this first harm, the mind extra reorganizes to compensate, explaining the varied behaviors between low- and high-functioning members in addition to autistic savants. the result's a different third-dimensional view of mind constitution, functionality, and pathology, with in-depth specialise in how the autistic brain:

 Perceives the world.
 Understands and makes use of words.
 Perceives faces.
 Understands spatial kin and numbers.
 Understands emotions and registers emotions.
 Perceives the self as break away others.
 Acts within the world.

Challenging readers to re-think their assumptions, Autism and the Brain is leap forward interpreting for researchers, clinicians, and graduate scholars in fields as assorted as baby and adolescent psychiatry; medical baby, tuition, and developmental psychology; neuroscience/neurobiology; certain schooling and academic psychology; social paintings; communique issues; and public overall healthiness and policy.

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