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Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom
Judy Willis

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development, 2007

Many teachers in regular classrooms feel unprepared to teach students with learning disabilities. Fortunately, brain research has confirmed that strategies benefiting learners with special challenges are suited for engaging and stimulating all learners. In this book, neurologist and classroom teacher Judy Willis explains that we can best help students by putting in place strategies, accommodations, and interventions that provide developmentally ...


ADHD as a Model of Brain-Behavior Relationships (SpringerBriefs in Neuroscience / The Vertically Organized ...
Leonard F. Koziol, Deborah Ely Budding, ...

Springer, 2013

ADHD as a Model of Brain-Behavior Relationships Leonard F. Koziol, Deborah Ely Budding, and Dana Chidekel  Series Title: Springer Briefs in Neuroscience Subseries: The Vertically Organized Brain in Theory and Practice It's been a basic neurological given: the brain does our thinking, and has evolved to do the thinking, as controlled by the neocortex. In this schema, all dysfunction can be traced to problems in the brain’s lateral ...


The New Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes in a Complex World
Elkhonon Goldberg

Oxford University Press, 2009

Elkhonon Goldberg's groundbreaking The Executive Brain was a classic of scientific writing, revealing how the frontal lobes command the most human parts of the mind. Now he offers a completely new book, providing fresh, iconoclastic ideas about the relationship between the brain and the mind. In The New Executive Brain, Goldberg paints a sweeping panorama of cutting-edge thinking in cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology, one ...


Textbook of Critical Care: Expert Consult Premium, ...

Saunders, 2011

Textbook of Critical Care, by Drs. Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Frederick A. Moore, Patrick Kochanek, and Mitchell P. Fink, remains your best source on effective management of critically ill patients. This trusted reference - acclaimed for its success in bridging the gap between medical and surgical critical care - now features an even stronger focus on patient outcomes, equipping you with the proven, evidence-based guidance you need to ...


Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher
Judy Willis

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve, 2007

Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning is the first book for educators written by an author who is both a neurologist and a classroom teacher. Dr. Willis used her neurology expertise to examine the past two decades of learning-centered brain research. Using her background and experience as a clinical neurologist and neuroscience researcher, she sifted through the abundance of neuroimaging and brain mapping information. She ...


The Cognitive Neurosciences III (Bradford Books)

A Bradford Book, 2004

Each edition of this classic reference has proved to be a benchmark in the developing field of cognitive neuroscience. The third edition of The Cognitive Neurosciences continues to chart new directions in the study of the biologic underpinnings of complex cognition -- the relationship between the structural and physiological mechanisms of the nervous system and the psychological ...


Mind, Brain, and Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom (Leading Edge)
David A. Sousa

Solution Tree, 2010

Mind, Brain, and Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom is the sixth book in the Leading EdgeTM series. The Leading Edge series unites education authorities from around the globe and asks them to confront the important issues that affect teachers and administrators the issues that profoundly impact student success. Mind, Brain, and Education is a landmark publication in the emerging science of educational neuroscience. The ...


Handbook of Functional MRI Data Analysis
Russell A. Poldrack, Jeanette A. Mumford, ...

Cambridge University Press, 2011

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has become the most popular method for imaging brain function. Handbook for Functional MRI Data Analysis provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to the methods used for fMRI data analysis. Using minimal jargon, this book explains the concepts behind processing fMRI data, focusing on the techniques that are most commonly used in the field. This book provides background about the methods ...


Subcortical Structures and Cognition: Implications for Neuropsychological Assessment
Leonard F. Koziol, Deborah Ely Budding

Springer, 2010

Clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists are traditionally taught that cognition is mediated by the cortex and that subcortical brain regions mediate the coordination of movement. However, this argument can easily be challenged based upon the anatomic organization of the brain. The relationship between the prefrontal cortex/frontal lobes and basal ganglia is characterized by loops from these anterior brain regions to the striatum, the ...


The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology
Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

Oxford University Press, 2010

The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology serves as the definitive authoritative reference on the care of the patient with a critical neurologic disorder at risk of deterioration and in need of immediate attention. This work is an expanded new edition of the book on the management of patients with critical neurologic disorders. This single-authored monograph is broad in scope and follows the patients from the very moment they enter ...


PTSD and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

The Guilford Press, 2012

Events that lead to traumatic brain injury are often also psychologically traumatic. Addressing a growing need among mental health practitioners, this authoritative book brings together experts in both posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Chapters present empirically based best practices for conceptualization, assessment, and intervention. The book also addresses the biological and psychosocial mechanisms ...


The Omnivorous Mind: Our Evolving Relationship with Food
John S. Allen

Harvard University Press, 2012

In this gustatory tour of human history, John S. Allen demonstrates that the everyday activity of eating offers deep insights into human beings’ biological and cultural heritage. We humans eat a wide array of plants and animals, but unlike other omnivores we eat with our minds as much as our stomachs. This thoughtful relationship with food is part of what makes us a unique species, and makes culinary cultures diverse. Not even our ...


The Myth of Executive Functioning: Missing Elements in Conceptualization, Evaluation, and Assessment ...
Leonard F. Koziol

Springer, 2014

Executive functioning: we measure it, assess it, document its development in youth, track its decline in age and use it as a basis for diagnoses, treatment planning and-of course-theories. Could it be possible that science has spent decades chasing a cognitive phantom? Noting the lack of consensus concerning definition, component skills, and location within the brain, The Myth of Executive Functioning calls basic assumptions, prominent ...


Cortex and Mind: Unifying Cognition
Joaquin M. Fuster

Oxford University Press, 2002

This book presents a unique synthesis of the current neuroscience of cognition by one of the world's authorities in the field. The guiding principle to this synthesis is the tenet that the entirety of our knowledge is encoded by relations, and thus by connections, in neuronal networks of our cerebral cortex. Cognitive networks develop by experience on a base of widely dispersed modular cell assemblies representing elementary sensations and ...


The Prefrontal Cortex, Fourth Edition
Joaquin Fuster

Academic Press, 2008

This is the fourth edition of the undisputed classic on the prefrontal cortex, the principal "executive" structure of the brain. Because of its role in such cognitive functions as working memory, planning, and decision-making, the prefrontal cortex is critically involved in the organization of behavior, language, and reasoning. Prefrontal dysfunction lies at the foundation of several psychotic and neurodegenerative disorders, including ...


Avery's Diseases of the Newborn: Expert Consult - Online

Saunders, 2011

Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, edited by Christine A. Gleason and Sherin U. Devaskar, is a practical, clinical reference for diagnosing and managing of all the important diseases affecting newborns. Thoroughly revised by a team of new editors, this edition provides new perspectives and updated coverage of genetics, nutrition, respiratory conditions, MRSA, neonatal pain, cardiovascular fetal interventions, care of the late preterm infant, and ...


The Everything Guide to the Human Brain: Journey Through the Parts of the Brain, Discover How It Works, and ...
Rudolph C. Hatfield

Adams Media, 2013

An essential guide for understanding the inner workings of your brain! Do you really only use 10 percent of your brain? Can a bump to the head really restore memories? Does your brain ever lie to you? Why do you always forget where your glasses are, but never how to read? The brain makes you who you are. This fascinating organ creates your personality and controls your reactions and emotions. It's responsible for how you perceive the ...


Diagnosing Learning Disorders, Second Edition: A Neuropsychological Framework
Bruce F. Pennington PhD

The Guilford Press, 2008

From a trusted expert in the field, this authoritative work provides an accessible overview of what learning disorders are, how they develop, and how to diagnose and treat them effectively. The author presents the most current neuroscientific knowledge on a range of conditions, including dyslexia, autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and others. Practitioners gain vital insights and tools for making sense of ...


Neuropathology: A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology (Expert Consult - Online and ...
Richard A. Prayson MD

Saunders, 2011

Neuropathology, a title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series, provides all of the latest and most essential information on neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of the central and peripheral nervous systems in a high-yield, easy-to-use format. Renowned expert Richard A. Prayson, MD, along with a premier group of neuropathologists, provides unparalleled, expert guidance on the evaluation and diagnosis of a broad spectrum of ...


Emotional Transformation Therapy: An Interactive Ecological Psychotherapy
Steven R. Vazquez

Jason Aronson, Inc., 2012

Emotional Transformation Therapy: An Interactive Ecological Psychotherapy describes an entirely original approach to psychotherapy that drastically accelerates therapeutic outcomes in terms of speed and long-term effects. It includes an attachment-based interpersonal approach that increases the impact of the therapist-client bond and is amplified by the precise use of the client's visual ecology. This synthesis is called Emotional ...



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