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1st Edition

Developmental Neuropsychology

ISBN 9781138631830
Published December 20, 2016 by Routledge
224 Pages 24 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Developmental Neuropsychology draws upon the research of Alexander Luria and Lev Vygotsky to present a comprehensive study of developmental neuropsychology from a Russian, and Western perspective. Janna Glozman offers a fresh and accessible analysis of Luria and Vygotsky’s collaboration, which greatly influenced the field of neuropsychology as we know it today.

The text provides an examination of theoretical and methodological foundations of developmental neuropsychology, which Glozman describes and systemizes, before providing methods of assessment and neuropsychological aspects of specific situations. In her work Glozman considers:

  • abnormal social mechanisms
  • methods of assessment and remediation
  • historical developments
  • specific disabilities including dyslexia, ADHD and autism

Glozman’s comparative text makes Russian developmental psychology practically accessible to a western audience. It is valuable reading for researchers in developmental and clinical psychology, as well as professionals in special education, speech therapy and social work.

Table of Contents

The History of Developmental Neuropsychology. Methodological foundations of Developmental Neuropsychology. Psychophysiological and Psychological Features of Mental Development in Children. Neuropsychological Assessment of Children. Syndromes of Retarded (disturbed) Formation of Higher Mental Functions in Children. Neuropsychological Aspects of Specific Situations of Abnormal Child Development. Neuropsychological Remediation of Children.

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Janna Glozman is leading researcher and Professor of Psychology at Moscow State University, Russia and Research Director of the Center of Developmental Neuropsychology, Moscow, Russia.