Left Side/Right Side: A Review of Laterality Research
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BeschreibungA masterly summary of the anatomical, psychological, and physiological findings made to date concerning human manual and cerebral asymmetry. Among the topics covered are handedness, split-brain studies, hemispheric asymmetry, language and laterality, the ontology of cerebral specialization, and sinistrality versus dextrality in hand and brain. "A thorough and thoughtful exposition of the main issues in the area. The presentation of the material is lucid; however, technical and methodological issues are not glossed over."-Ruben Gur, University of Pennsylvania "He has written a careful, disinterested, and scholarly review of a great many studies of laterality."-Jason W. Brown, M.D., Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease "In his balanced approach and comprehensive coverage, Beaton includes all sides of an issue."-Clare Porac, Contemporary Psychology "A useful, well-written, and intelligent survey of the laterality literature before 1981."-Sally P. Springer, Quarterly Review of Biology "An excellent book for students of laterality research and for clinical researchers who need a compendium of information available in one place."-Ozzie Siegel, Ph.D.,Hillside Journal of Clinical Psychiatry "This book is the most complete summary of research in the area of brain laterality published to date."-David A. Lake, Physical Therapy
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: YALE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 1986
Seitenanzahl: 380 Seiten