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  1. Parietal Lobes: Occipital Lobes, Body Image, Visual-Space, Pain, Neglect, Denial, Apraxia, Math, Language
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Table of Contents

Part 1. Parietal Lobes:
Body Image, Visual Space, Neglect, Denial, the "Lobe of the Hand" Apraxia, Math, Language 4
Skin Receptors & Sensory Processing - 8
Parietal Topography & Functional Localization - 11
Primary Somesthetic Receiving Areas - 12
Body Image Representation - 16
Primary, Secondary andAssociation Sensory-Motor Areas - 17
Body Consciousness: Denial of the Body, and Phantom Limbs - 21
Functional Laterality - 24
Somesthetic Agnosias: Loss of Sensation - 26
Somesthetic Association Area - 28
Hand Manipulation Cells - 29
Body in Space - 31
Tactile Discrimination Deficits & Stereognosis - 32
Pain: Areas 5, 7, & the Supramarginal Gyrus - 34
Pain and Hysteria - 37
Area 7 & the Superior-Posterior Parietal Lobule - 38
Polymodal Information Processing - 38
Three-Dimensional Analysis of Body-Spatial Interaction - 38
Visual-Spatial Properties - 39
Visual Attention - 43
Motivational & Grasping Functions - 44
Fight & Left Parietal Lobe: Lesions & Laterality - 44
Neglect & Visual Space - 44
Localization of Objects in Space - 47
Apraxia - 47
Emotion - 48
Inferior Parietal Lobule & Language - 48
Multi-Modal Assimilation Area - 50
Language: IPL Interactions With Broca’s & Wernicke’s Areas - 51
Language & Anomia - 53
Word Finding: Knowing Yet Not Knowing: Disconnected Consciousness - 53
Agraphia - 56
Lateralized Temporal-Sequential functions - 56
Apraxiav57
Sensory Guidance of Movement - 57
Apraxia - 58
Ideomotor Apraxia - 60
Ideational Apraxia - 60
Left Sided or Unilateral Apraxia - 61
Dressing Apraxia - 61
Aphasia & Apraxia - 62
Pantomime Recognition - 62
Constructional Apraxia - 63
Gerstmann'sSyndrome - 66
Finger Agnosia, Acalculi, Agraphia, Left-Right Confusion: the Knowing Hand - 6
Finger Agnosia - 68
Evolution of Geometry & Math - 69
Acalculia - 75
Pure Acalculia/Anarithmetria - 76
Alexia/agnosia for Numbers - 76
Alexia/Agraphia for Numbers - 76
Spatial Acalculia - 77
Right-Left Disorientation - 77
Attention & Neglect - 78
Left Hemisphere Neglect - 82
Delusional Denial - 83
Disconnection, ConfaBulation & Gap Filling - 83
Delusional Playmates & Egocentric Speech - 85
Summary & Overview - 86


Part II: Occipital Lobes Vision, Blind Sight, Hallucinations, Visual Agnosias - 88
Primary & Association Visual Cortex - 92
Pre-Cortical Visual Analysis - 96
Neocortical Columnar Organization - 102
Simple, Complex, Lower & Higher Order Hypercomplex Feature Detectors - 103
Striate Cortex: Area 17 - 105
Hallucinations - 107
Visual Association Areas 18 & 19 - 107
Temporal Parietal Visual Areas - 108
Multiple Visual Realities - 110
Homonymous Hemianopsia & Quadrantanopsia - 111
Hallucinations - 112
Cortical Blindness - 113
"Blind Sight" - 114
Denial of Blindness - 118
Visual Agnosia & Alexia - 118
Prosopagnosia - 121
Simultanagnosia - 122
Impaired Color Recognition- 123
Overview - 123

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
R. Joseph
Binding
Kindle Edition
Format
Kindle eBook
Label
University Press
Manufacturer
University Press
NumberOfPages
127
PublicationDate
2011-09-13
Publisher
University Press
ReleaseDate
2011-09-13
Studio
University Press
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Dr. Joseph is very meticulous in his writing of this book as well as his many other books related to specific areas of the brain. As a neuropsychologist I have found his works to be exceptional. He not only talks about the brain as a functional unit but also how it relates to how we deal with life on a everyday basis. It is important to recognize that within the structures of the brain personality is created. Personality or mind is not separate from the brain it is expressed through the various lobes of the brain which Dr. Joseph has painstakingly put together. I have shared his work with patients and more recently one who has sustained injury to the parietal lobe.
If you have a brain you need to learn more about how it functions.
so i would say, they are cheap in price and informative, but really embarrassing in its errors - one almost wonders if the people that actually produced the book understand english. i'm glad i have them. for example, i was reading the parietal lobe text at a coffee shop, which i could never do with most neuroscience texts. but i think most people would find the quality of the production irritating.

so, it's a mixed bag. it depends on what you are seeking. for me, at the price, it is like ripping apart a monolithic text, and being able to carry small pieces around that are not deep but broad. hopefully that makes sense. i read these books as self-study, and have at least 4 different neuroscience text books, and find each has their strengths and weaknesses. if you only buy one neuroscience book, i would not recommend these puppies. but as auxiliary they are fun to have.
I am a second year psychiatry resident and I found this material to be accessibly presented and very interesting!

Would recommend to others with some science background.
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