The neuropsychology and rehabilitation of attention in adults

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    Abstract

    The first section of this chapter summarises the most influential models of attention in adults, based upon current cognitive neuroscience. It then considers clinical assessment of attention, including the integration of attention in clinical neuropsychological formulations. Approaches to the rehabilitation of attention are then summarised. The second section of the chapter considers the impairment and rehabilitation of attention in children. Note the conceptual overlap between attention and speed of information processing (see chapter 13), and working memory (see chapter 15), and that disorders of spatial attention are covered in Chapter 19.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationNeuropsychological rehabilitation: An international handbook.
    EditorsBarbara A Wilson, Jill Winegardner, Tamara Ownsworth, Caroline van Heugten
    PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
    Pages172
    Number of pages178
    Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2017

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