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By Deborah Dewey Phd, David E. Tupper Phd

ISBN-10: 1593850646

ISBN-13: 9781593850647

Bringing jointly major experts--and supplying very important insights to steer scientific practice--this is the 1st quantity to comprehensively deal with early life motor problems from a neuropsychological viewpoint. The ebook explores the neural and behavioral bases of circulation issues and summarizes present findings from utilized learn. present methods to review and neuroimaging are seriously tested, and new and cutting edge equipment awarded. Authors additionally synthesize the newest wisdom on motor problems linked to particular developmental and neurological difficulties: cerebral palsy; neuromuscular ailment; autism; mind harm; issues of coordination, speech, and written language; and extra. different very important themes lined contain psychosocial results of motor talents impairments, usually encountered comorbidities, and the prestige of accessible intervention methods.

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The final motor control problem can be described as the skill-acquistion problem—how motor skills are acquired. The problem of skill acquisition continues to be studied in many contexts and is perhaps more psychological in nature (Cox, 1934). , age, neurological status, and motivation) influence skill acquisition, the role of feedback or practice, and others. Many contemporary theories of skill acquisition recognize the need for mental representations in the planning and execution of actions, and current cognitive neuroscience research deals with representations of object-oriented actions, mental motor imagery, and similar topics (for further examples, see Clearfield & Thelen, 2001; Connolly & Forssberg, 1997; Jeannerod, 1997).

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