A History of Neuropsychology

  title={A History of Neuropsychology},
  author={Stanley Finger},
  journal={Journal of the History of the Neurosciences},
  pages={445 - 446}
  • S. Finger
  • Published 10 September 2019
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the History of the Neurosciences

The neuropsychology of psychopathology

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A brief history of Russian aphasiology

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A Brief History of Russian Aphasiology

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Martin Sarter query " Could we train individuals to activate appropriate brain regions and thereby enhance their abilities ?

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Familial Handedness and Access to Words, Meaning, and Syntax during Sentence Comprehension

Differences in word probe and associative probe tasks are interpreted to support an analysis-by-synthesis model of comprehension in which individuals who differ in familial handedness and age emphasize different linguistic representations during comprehension.

Kurt Goldstein – A Philosophical Scientist

  • U. Noppeney
  • Philosophy, Psychology
    Journal of the history of the neurosciences
  • 2001
Kurt Goldstein was one of the major proponents of the holistic movement which was opposed to the classical connectionist Wernicke-Lichtheim-Model in aphasiology at the beginning of the 20th century.

Understanding the brain–behaviour relationship in persons with ASD: Implications for PECS as a treatment choice

Emerging neurological findings in Autism Spectrum Disorders with particular attention to individuals with autism who are either non-verbal or present emergent verbal abilities are presented.

From Discovering To Better Understanding The Relationship Between Brain And Behaviour

This study reviews the relationship between brain and behavior, starting from its discovery through to the localization of various functions in specific brain regions and concluding with the



The memoir of Marc Dax on aphasia

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Experimental Researches in Cerebral Physiology and Pathology

  • D. Ferrier
  • Medicine
    Journal of anatomy and physiology
  • 1873
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Kurt Goldstein and Recovery of Function

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Experiments on the brain of monkeys.—No. I

  • D. Ferrier
  • Psychology
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
  • 1875
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Hemispheric dominance before broca

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