This book describes how the human brain performs higher mental functions, and how particular symptoms or signs may suggest certain types of pathology in specific brain regions. The 10 chapters of this book have touched on almost every aspect of the diagnosis and management of disorders of higher mental functions. Each chapter, although comprehensive, is organized in a systematic manner. The end product is a book dealing with complex domains of higher mental functions in depth and breadth, but in an easily readable and understandable way.
- This book provides a practical approach to the diagnosis of neurological disorders
- The book begins with the chapter on basic understanding of higher neural functions like cognition, behavior, learning, and memory
- Further chapters elaborate disorders like agnosia, apraxia, visuospatial, and other disorders of visual processing and neurobehavioral disorders
- Written by experts with a vast knowledge and skill base
- In summary, a must-read book with information that is useful in every day clinical practice for neurologists, physicians, and postgraduate students.