Autism and the Brain: Neurophenomenological Interpretation by Tatyana B Glezerman

By Tatyana B Glezerman

For years, the common presentation of autism—the developmental delays, the social and linguistic deficits—has been renowned. regardless of nice edition between little ones with this situation, sure indicators are thought of hallmarks of the illness. 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 through exhibiting a brand new neuropsychology of the autistic spectrum, reviewing normal mind association, and pertaining to particular areas and buildings to precise scientific indicators. the writer identifies deficiencies in components of the left-hemisphere linked to the self and identification as relevant to autism. From this first harm, the mind extra reorganizes to compensate, explaining the various behaviors between low- and high-functioning members in addition to autistic savants. the result's a special 3-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 kinfolk and numbers.
 Understands emotions and registers emotions.
 Perceives the self as cut loose others.
 Acts within the world.

Challenging readers to re-think their assumptions, Autism and the Brain is leap forward analyzing for researchers, clinicians, and graduate scholars in fields as assorted as baby and adolescent psychiatry; scientific baby, institution, and developmental psychology; neuroscience/neurobiology; precise schooling and academic psychology; social paintings; communique issues; and public overall healthiness and policy.

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