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 popular. regardless of nice edition between young children 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 important to actual analysis and treatment.

Autism and the Brain bargains solutions via displaying a brand new neuropsychology of the autistic spectrum, reviewing basic mind association, and concerning particular areas and buildings to precise medical indicators. the writer identifies deficiencies in parts of the left-hemisphere linked to the self and identification as primary to autism. From this first harm, the mind extra reorganizes to compensate, explaining the various behaviors between low- and high-functioning contributors 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 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 interpreting for researchers, clinicians, and graduate scholars in fields as diverse as baby and adolescent psychiatry; scientific baby, college, and developmental psychology; neuroscience/neurobiology; precise schooling and academic psychology; social paintings; conversation problems; and public health and wellbeing and policy.

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