By Nicola Pitchford,Andrew W Ellis

In the World Library of Psychologists sequence, foreign specialists current career-long collections of what they pass judgement on to be their best items - extracts from books, key articles, salient learn findings, and their significant functional theoretical contributions.

Elaine Funnell has performed an enormous function within the learn of neuropsychology over the last 25 years. She has been on the leading edge of groundbreaking study on members pain with bought issues of written and/or spoken language as a result of mind harm. With observation via Nicola Pitchford and Andrew Ellis, this quantity offers Elaine’s most vital contributions in her major professional components: grownup neuropsychology of semantic issues, with a spotlight on problems of naming in dementia, and bought language and literacy issues in formative years.

The courses incorporated during this quantity date again to 1988, the place Elaine co-authored a huge evaluate of theories concerning the illustration of meanings within the brain and mind. They then carry us correct up to date with a formerly unpublished paper from 2010, which has been lately edited via the co-author, Mike Kopelman, for this edition.

Through her unparalleled paintings, Elaine has vastly complex our realizing of the mind techniques at the back of written and spoken language, and this e-book represents an unique and well timed contribution to the sphere. Acquired Language issues in maturity and Childhood could be of significant curiosity to researchers and postgraduate scholars in grownup and baby neuropsychology, in particular for these specialising in semantic and language disorders.

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