1. A History of Neuropsychology. 2. Methods of Investigating the Brain. 3. Neuropsychological Assessment and Diagnosis. PART TWO. THE FUNCTIONING BRAIN. 4. Cells of Thought. 5. Functional Neuroanatomy. 6. Cerebral Specialization. 7. Somatosensory, Chemical and Motor Systems. 8. Vision and Language. 9. Memory, Attention and Executive Functioning. PART THREE. DISORDERS OF THE BRAIN. 10. Developmental Disorders of Childhood. 11. Learning and Neuropsychiatric Disorders of Childhood. 12. Cerebrovascular Disorders. 13. Tumors and Traumatic Brain Injury. 14. Normal Aging and Dementia: Alzheimer's Dementia. 15. Subcortical and Mixed Dementia. 16. Disorders of Consciousness. 17. Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Intervention.
About the Author
Dr. Eric A. Zillmer received his Psy.D. from Florida Institute of Technology. He completed his internship training at Eastern Virginia Medical School, and also completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. Currently, Dr. Zillmer is the Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology at Drexel University where he teaches courses in neuropsychology, abnormal psychology, psychological assessment and sports psychology.
Dr. Mary V. Spiers received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she specialized in medical psychology and neuropsychology. Currently Dr. Spiers is an associate professor of psychology at Drexel University and is also the former director of the Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology. She teaches courses in neuropsychology, neuropsychological assessment, tests and measurement, ethics and professional issues in psychology, models of memory in neuropsychology, and health psychology for women.
Dr. William Culbertson received his Psy.D. from Rutgers University. He teaches and conducts research in the area of pediatric neuropsychology, attention deficit disorder, executive functioning, and neuropsychological assessment. He is the co-author of the popular neuropsychological test of executive functioning, the Tower of London ¿ DX. Dr. Culbertson is in full-time private practice specializing in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, particularly those with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.