Higher Education

Neuroscience of Communication, 2nd Edition

  • Douglas B. Webster, Ph.D. Neuroscience and Anatomy and Communications Disorders, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
  • ISBN-10: 1565939859  |  ISBN-13: 9781565939851
  • 379 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1995
  • © 1998 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $155.75

About

Overview

Following a very successful first edition, Neuroscience of Communication, 2E has been revised and updated and is one step ahead of its predecessor. It continues to provide readers with a deep understanding and lively untellectual curiosity of the brain and how it works. Chapter summaries are included and each chapter has a "study guide" of pertinent questions to help the student review. Marginal notes and boxes are included throughout the text and important terms are printed in bold-faced type and indexed. Many of the discussions have been clarified or expanded and Chapter Four in the first edition is now two chapters in the second edition. Also included are 14 new illustrations and a new chapter on sensory systems.

Features and Benefits

  • Clarifies and expands discussions from first edition.
  • Includes two new chapterss, additional information on the entire diencephalon, as well as 14 new illustrations.
  • Provides clear description of structural and functional organization of the complete nervous system.
  • Presents detailed descriptions of the structures and functions of the vestibular system, speech perceptions, language, and speech production.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: FUNDAMENTALS. Introduction And Historical Perspective. Nerve Cells And Muscles. Gross Anatomy And Blood Supply Of The Brain. Internal Organization Of The Spinal Cord And Hindbrain. Internal Organization Of The Forebrain. Sensory Systems. SECTION II: BALANCE AND HEARING. Vestibular System. Peripheral Auditory System. Central Auditory System. SECTION III: SPEECH AND LANGUAGE. Cortical Organization And Speech Perception. The Organization Of Language. Speech Production. Index.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

A Coursebook on Aphasia and Other Neurogenic Language Disorders  (ISBN-10: 1418037362 | ISBN-13: 9781418037369)

This excellent new edition of a highly respected text provides clear, essential information on aphasia and other neurogenic language disorders in a user-friendly format. Organized in the coursebook format, pages are divided into columns with written information side by side with space for notes, allowing you to keep all your information in one, easy to access location. Thorough revisions reflect recent developments in the field including expanded information on dementia, traumatic brain injury, and right hemisphere syndrome. Current and clinically relevant, additional information on the study, assessment, and treatment of language disorders associated with neurologic problems has been included making this an essential and practical resource.

List Price = $133.95  | CengageBrain Price = $133.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $100.50

Student Supplements

A Coursebook on Aphasia and Other Neurogenic Language Disorders  (ISBN-10: 1418037362 | ISBN-13: 9781418037369)

This excellent new edition of a highly respected text provides clear, essential information on aphasia and other neurogenic language disorders in a user-friendly format. Organized in the coursebook format, pages are divided into columns with written information side by side with space for notes, allowing you to keep all your information in one, easy to access location. Thorough revisions reflect recent developments in the field including expanded information on dementia, traumatic brain injury, and right hemisphere syndrome. Current and clinically relevant, additional information on the study, assessment, and treatment of language disorders associated with neurologic problems has been included making this an essential and practical resource.

List Price = $133.95  | CengageBrain Price = $133.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $100.50