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By Jeannette McGlone (auth.), Gerald Goldstein Ph.D., Ralph E. Tarter Ph.D. (eds.)

This 3rd quantity of the Advances in scientific Neuropsy­ chology sequence returns to the fashion of the 1st quantity in that it comprises contributions representing a range of components. inside of this range there are chapters protecting particular disorder entities of neuropsychological curiosity: cardiovascular ailments, Huntington's ailment, head trauma in kids, and hepatic encephalopathy. There are contributions within the quarter of neurobehavioral evaluate; one related to the CT experiment and the opposite the Luria-Ne braska Neuropsychologi cal Te st Ba ttery. ultimately, there are a number of empirical studies, together with discussions of intercourse ameliorations in mind functionality, the neuropsy­ chology of emotion, the relation among neuropsychological attempt effects and sufferers' court cases of incapacity, and mechanisms of amnesia. therefore, this quantity essentially keeps the culture proven in earlier volumes with reference to con~aining fabric that's either uncomplicated technology and clinically orientated. The edi tors recognize the help of the Veterans management scientific learn application and the dept of Psychiatry of the collage of Pittsburgh tuition of drugs. We additionally savour the participation and energy of the bankruptcy authors. and eventually, we needs to back exhibit our gratitude to Kathy Lou Edwards for her striking editorial, textual content compos­ iting, and administrative efforts. February:, 1986 Gerald Goldstein, Ph.D. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Ralph E. Tarter, Ph.D.

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For example, DeLacosteUtamsing and Holloway (1982) claimed that the si ze and shape of the posterior corpus callosum was larger and more bulbous in women than memo This led to speculation that women may have greater interhemispheric connectivity of the posterior brain regions than men. Unfortunately, other investigations using larger samples have not replicated the originally reported sex differences in corpus callosum anatomy (Witelson, 1984; Lau and Kaufmann, 1984). Even so, we must remain open to the possibility that sex differences in the effects of focal brain lesions may be secondary to differences in structural representation of function or to.

A. BORNSTEIN tion of stenotic arterial lesions.

1977). , 1979) at considerable personal and economic cost (Hartunian, Smarth and Thompson, 1980). The prevalence of cerebrovascular disease, and the high incidence of significant neurobehavioral deficit often results in these patients being referred for neuropsychological examination. , aphasia). One expression of the importance of cerebrovascular disease in the development of the field of clinical neuropsychology is that one of the earliest thematic volumes was devoted to this group of diseases (Benton, 1970).

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