Autism and the Brain: Neurophenomenological Interpretation by Tatyana B Glezerman PDF

By Tatyana B Glezerman

For years, the common presentation of autism—the developmental delays, the social and linguistic deficits—has been popular. regardless of nice version between kids with this , sure signs are thought of hallmarks of the affliction. much less understood is why those signs come jointly to build autism. And as autism premiums proceed to upward thrust, this knowledge is ever extra very important to actual analysis and treatment.

Autism and the Brain bargains solutions by means of exhibiting a brand new neuropsychology of the autistic spectrum, reviewing normal mind association, and concerning particular areas and buildings to precise scientific signs. the writer identifies deficiencies in components of the left-hemisphere linked to the self and identification as significant to autism. From this first harm, the mind additional reorganizes to compensate, explaining the various behaviors between low- and high-functioning contributors in addition to autistic savants. the result's a different third-dimensional view of mind constitution, functionality, and pathology, with in-depth specialize in how the autistic brain:

 Perceives the world.
 Understands and makes use of words.
 Perceives faces.
 Understands spatial family 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 studying for researchers, clinicians, and graduate scholars in fields as assorted as baby and adolescent psychiatry; scientific baby, tuition, and developmental psychology; neuroscience/neurobiology; specific schooling and academic psychology; social paintings; communique problems; and public wellbeing and fitness and policy.

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