By Alexander Leff,Randi Starrfelt

This booklet is a finished overview of the most got problems of examining: hemianopic, natural and vital alexia. The authors assessment the diagnostic standards for every of the differing kinds of affliction, and the efficacy of the healing experiences that experience tried to remediate them. the various theoretical versions of grownup studying, which principally relaxation on how the studying procedure responds to damage, also are mentioned and evaluated. Focal mind damage because of stroke and mind tumors are mentioned intensive as are the results of dementia on reading.

This e-book starts off with a bankruptcy on common interpreting, by means of chapters on hemianopic alexia, natural alexia and significant alexia, each one based within the similar manner, with: an outline of the situation; a historic assessment of circumstances so far; psychophysics; attention of the causative lesions; facts from practical imaging reviews on sufferers and, most significantly, a overview of the facts base for treating each one . eventually, there's a bankruptcy on how sufferer facts has knowledgeable how we predict approximately reading.

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

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