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Acute Evaluation and Management of Sport-Related Concussion  

Steven P. Broglio

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Aug 2014
The acute evaluation and management of concussion are among the most complex and challenging injuries medical practitioners face. The variability in clinical presentation necessitates a ... More

The Aging Process and Cognitive Capabilities  

Tracey E. Rizzuto, Katie E. Cherry, and Jared A. LeDoux

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
Aging trends worldwide raise awareness for the need to understand the impact of cognitive aging on the work lives and productivity of older adults. By confronting actual and perceptual ... More

Aging, Rehabilitation, and Psychology  

Adam T. Gerstenecker and Benjamin T. Mast

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Jul 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter examines the role of psychologists in the rehabilitation of older adults. The chapter begins with a review of the changes expected to take place in the population demographics ... More

Anxiety: Attention, the Brain, the Body, and Performance  

Mark R. Wilson

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
In sport psychology, the relationship between competitive anxiety and performance has been one of the most debated and researched topics of enquiry. However, the mechanisms underlying this ... More

Behavior Genetic Approaches for Situation Research  

Daniel A. Briley

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Nov 2017
As a field, behavior genetics has a long and often underappreciated focus on environmental and situational factors. This chapter describes the methodological details and empirical findings ... More

Behavioral and Molecular Genetics of Emotion Dysregulation  

Lance M. Rappaport, Sage E. Hawn, Cassie Overstreet, and Ananda B. Amstadter

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Jun 2018
Given the critical role that emotion dysregulation plays in many psychiatric disorders, there is a need to understand the biological underpinnings of emotion regulation deficits. This ... More

Behavioral Genetics of Adolescent Substance Use and Abuse  

Matt McGue and Brian M. Hicks

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Apr 2016
We review behavioral and biometrical genetic research aimed at characterizing the nature of the familial aggregation of adolescent substance use and abuse. Twin and adoption studies have ... More

Binocular rivalry and perceptual ambiguity  

David Alais and Randolph Blake

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2014
Many important aspects of objects and scenes are fundamentally ambiguous in the retinal images. This ambiguity at the input stage to vision poses a fundamental challenge in perceptual ... More

Bipolar Disorder During Childhood and Adolescence  

Mary Fristad and Elizabeth Nick

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Jun 2017
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Nov 2015
This chapter reviews bipolar spectrum disorders (bipolar I, bipolar II, bipolar disorder not otherwise specified, and cyclothymic disorder) in childhood and adolescence. The history of the ... More

Border inference and border ownership: The challenge of integrating geometry and topology  

Steven W. Zucker

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2014
Border ownership seems instantaneous and automatic, emerging as rapidly as figure separates from background. But this apparent immediacy hides an extremely subtle problem that lies at an ... More

Brain stimulation in neurorehabilitation  

Friedhelm C. Hummel and Leonardo G. Cohen

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Jan 2008
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Nov 2012
This article explains the role of brain stimulation in neurorehabilitation. The outline of this article is formed by the characterization of some of the problems faced in the field of ... More

A Brief History of Upper Limb Ideomotor Apraxia  

Kenneth M. Heilman

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Nov 2016
To successfully interact with the environment, goal-oriented movements made by human limbs must be guided by instructions from the brain. Loss of the ability to program purposeful skilled ... More

Broca’s Aphasia and Grammatical Processing  

Lynn M. Maher

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Jan 2018
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Oct 2016
Broca’s aphasia serves as a platform for discussions of the cognitive and neural mechanisms of sentence production and how those systems break down in individuals with damage in left ... More

Changes in TMS Measures induced by repetitive TMS  

Joseph Classen and Katja Stefan

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Jan 2008
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Nov 2012
This article reviews several protocols of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)-induced plasticity. rTMS, when applied to the motor cortex or other cortical regions of the ... More

Clinical Applications of Functional Neuroimaging: Presurgical Functional Mapping  

Andrew C. Papanicolaou, Roozbeh Rezaie, Shalini Narayana, Asim F. Choudhri, James W. Wheless, Eduardo M. Castillo, James E. Baumgartner, and Frederick A. Boop

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Jun 2017
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Jul 2014
The main clinical application of functional neuroimaging is mapping cortical regions containing part of the circuitry necessary for somatosensory, motor, and language functions and ... More

Clinical Neuropsychology  

Robert J. McCaffrey, Julie K. Lynch, and Holly James Westervelt

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May 2014
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Nov 2014
The origins of clinical neuropsychology were founded in the diagnostic methods for identifying cerebral damage and, although this remains an important focus of the field, clinical ... More

Combining brain imaging with brain stimulation: causality and connectivity  

Tomáš Paus

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Jan 2008
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Nov 2012
This article establishes the concept of a methodological approach to combine brain imaging with brain stimulation. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a tool that allows perturbing ... More

Community psychology in Chinese societies  

Charles C. Chan

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Feb 2010
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Sep 2012
The essentiality of seeing people within a particular social context and their respective temporal contexts of livelihood is the core of community psychology. Community psychology takes an ... More

Complex Trait Genetics and Population Genetics in Psychiatry: A Review of the Methods  

Joel Gelernter

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Jan 2015
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Apr 2014
Nearly all behavioral traits, ranging from personality traits such as neuroticism to schizophrenia and autism, are genetically influenced. With only minor exceptions, all are genetically ... More

Computer Instrumentation Issues in Sport-Related Concussion Assessment  

Philip Schatz

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Aug 2014
The clinical utility and psychometric properties of computer-based neuropsychological assessment measures have been widely discussed in the literature. Regardless of the outcomes of ... More

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