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By Georg Goldenberg

Apraxia is a symptom of cerebral lesions that has questioned clinicians and researchers for a few a hundred years. It has engendered many desirable descriptions and a large range of conflicting theoretical money owed.

This ebook is the 1st person who provides a complete account of scientific and experimental findings on all manifestations of apraxia in addition to of the background and the philosophical underpinning of theories on apraxia. The evaluate of latest facts is illustrated with brilliant descriptions of medical examples. The historic half unearths early precursors of the concept that of apraxia within the final 3rd of nineteenth century and resuscitates contributions made within the "holistic" period within the mid twentieth century that experience now principally fallen in oblivion. They convey that the richness of principles on apraxia is way more than a few sleek authors might acknowledge.

Over and past giving an outline of historical past and scientific visual appeal of apraxia the e-book explores the philosophical fundaments that underlie definitions, classifications, and theories of apraxia. Goldenberg argues that they're eventually grounded in a brain as opposed to physique dichotomy that looks as competition among low and high or, respectively, cognitive and motor degrees of motion regulate. through pertaining to heritage and glossy facts to perennial philosophical difficulties the booklet transgresses the subject of apraxia and touches the fundaments of cognitive neuroscience.

This publication will make attention-grabbing studying for these within the fields of neuroscience, neurology, neuropsychology, and developmental psychology

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