By Alexander Leff, Randi Starrfelt (auth.)

This e-book is a accomplished overview of the most got issues of interpreting: hemianopic, natural and important alexia. The authors overview the diagnostic standards for every of the differing kinds of disease, and the efficacy of the healing stories that experience tried to remediate them. the several theoretical types of grownup analyzing, which mostly relaxation on how the analyzing method responds to harm, also are mentioned and evaluated. Focal mind damage attributable to stroke and mind tumors are mentioned extensive as are the consequences of dementia on reading.

This e-book begins with a bankruptcy on basic analyzing, by means of chapters on hemianopic alexia, natural alexia and significant alexia, each one based within the related means, with: an outline of the situation; a old overview of situations thus far; psychophysics; attention of the causative lesions; facts from useful imaging reviews on sufferers and, most significantly, a evaluate of the facts base for treating each one situation. eventually, there's a bankruptcy on how sufferer facts has proficient how we predict approximately reading.

Alexia: analysis, therapy and Theory is aimed toward neuropsychologists (both experimental and clinical), neurologists, speech therapists and others who care for sufferers whose studying has been plagued by an bought mind damage, in addition to scholars learning language disorders.

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