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

By Tatyana B Glezerman

ISBN-10: 1461441110

ISBN-13: 9781461441113

ISBN-10: 1489998934

ISBN-13: 9781489998934

For years, the common presentation of autism—the developmental delays, the social and linguistic deficits—has been popular. regardless of nice edition between teenagers with this situation, definite signs are thought of hallmarks of the disease. much less understood is why those signs come jointly to build autism. And as autism charges proceed to upward push, this knowledge is ever extra important to exact prognosis and treatment.

Autism and the Brain bargains solutions by means of displaying a brand new neuropsychology of the autistic spectrum, reviewing normal mind association, and touching on particular areas and constructions to precise medical indicators. the writer identifies deficiencies in components of the left-hemisphere linked to the self and id as primary to autism. From this first harm, the mind extra reorganizes to compensate, explaining the varied behaviors between low- and high-functioning participants in addition to autistic savants. the result's a special three-d 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 relatives 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 step forward examining for researchers, clinicians, and graduate scholars in fields as various as baby and adolescent psychiatry; medical baby, university, and developmental psychology; neuroscience/neurobiology; exact schooling and academic psychology; social paintings; conversation issues; and public healthiness and policy.

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