eBook Changing Brains, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0444633340
  • ISBN-13: 9780444633347
  • DDC: 599.0188
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 496 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

This volume of Progress in Brain Research focuses on the applying brain plasticity to advance and recover human ability. The volume starts off discussing brain plasticity in the young, adults and old brains with follow on discussions regarding the type of neuroscience-based training that is on offer in impaired child populations as well as discussing the therapeutics involved in adults.Applying brain Plasticity and advances and recover human ability.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title.
Advisory Editors.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributors.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Brain Plasticity Across the Lifespan.
2: Balancing Plasticity/Stability Across Brain Development.
3: Brain Plasticity in the Developing Brain.
4: Cortical Plasticity, Excitatory-Inhibitory Balance, and Sensory Perception.
5: Changes in Plasticity Across the Lifespan: Cause of Disease and Target for Intervention.
6: What does It take to Show that a Cognitive Training Procedure is Useful?.
7: Principles of Neuroplasticity-Based Rehabilitation.
8: Brain Plasticity-Based Therapies for the Treatment of Developmental Disorders.
9: Fast ForWord®: The Birth of the Neurocognitive Training Revolution.
10: Music Training for the Development of Reading Skills.
11: Mechanisms of Plasticity in the Developing and Adult Visual Cortex.
12: Brain Mechanisms of Plasticity in Response to Treatments for Core Deficits in Autism.
13: Brain Plasticity-Based Therapeutics for the Treatment of Clinical Indications in the Adult Brain.
14: Targeting Plasticity with Vagus Nerve Stimulation to Treat Neurological Disease.
15: Computerized Cognitive Training Targeting Brain Plasticity in Schizophrenia.
16: The Nonspatial Side of Spatial Neglect and Related Approaches to Treatment.
17: A Cognitive Framework for Understanding and Improving Interference Resolution in the Brain.
18: Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy: A Method for Harnessing Neuroplasticity to Treat Motor Disorders.
19: Novelty Interventions to Enhance Broad Cognitive Abilities and Prevent Dementia: Synergistic Approaches for the Facilitation of Positive Plastic Change.
20: Decoding Speech for Understanding and Treating Aphasia.
Index.
Other volumes in PROGRESS IN BRAIN RESEARCH.