Developmental Social Neuroscience and Childhood Brain Insult PDF ePub eBook

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Developmental Social Neuroscience and Childhood Brain Insult free pdf Synthesizing cutting-edge knowledge from multiple disciplines, this book explores the impact of acquired brain injury and developmental disabilities on children's emerging social skills. The editors present an innovative framework for understanding how brain processes interact with social development in both typically developing children and clinical populations. Key issues in assessment are addressed, including ways to measure both social function and brain function using developmentally sound tools. Balancing theoretical and clinical concerns, the book describes promising interventions for promoting children's adjustment and helping them participate more fully in the social world. Illustrations include six color plates.

About Vicki Anderson

Vicki Anderson, PhD, is Director of Psychology at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia- Director of Critical Care and Neuroscience Research at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute- and Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Anderson's work focuses on the outcomes of developmental and acquired brain disorders in children, particularly traumatic brain injury. She has served on the Board of Governors of the International Neuropsychological Society and is past president of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment Miriam H. Beauchamp, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where she leads the ABCs Developmental Neuropsychology Laboratory. She is also a researcher at the Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Center and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Dr. Beauchamp has trained in both experimental and clinical neuropsychology- her work focuses on investigating the environmental, cognitive, and neural substrates of social functioning in children and adolescents using both behavioral and neuroimaging methodologies

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Author : Vicki Anderson
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Data Published : 15 May 2012
ISBN : 1462504299
EAN : 9781462504299
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 402 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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