Table of contents for Attention : a neuropsychological perspective / Tony Ward.


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Chapter 1.	What is attention.
			Overview
			Introduction
			What is attention
			Selective attention
			Divided attention
			Control of attention
			Vigilance
			Summary
Chapter 2.	Principles of neuropsychology.
			Overview
			What is neuropsychology
Transparency
			Modularity
			Connectionism
			Imaging techniques
				Electroencephalograpy and evoked response potentials
				Positron Emission Tomography
				Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging
			Summary
Chapter 3.	Assessment of attention.
			Overview
			Weschler Adult Intelligence Test
			Other traditional tests
			Recent developments - specialized batteries for attention
			Summary
Chapter 4.	Speed of Processing - an all encompassing deficit?
			Overview
			Introduction
			Speed of processing deficits in head injury
			Does the speed of processing decrement explain other deficits?
			Speed of processing in other conditions
				Multiple sclerosis
				Other conditions
			Malingering and speed of processing 
			Summary
Chapter 5.		Selection.
 			Overview
			Pointers to localization of selective visual attention
		`	Selective attention deficits in patients
			Alzheimer's disease
			Schizophrenia
			Selective attention in other disorders
			Unilateral visual neglect
			Summary
Chapter 6.	Controlling attention.
			Overview
			Introduction
			Control and head injury
			Control deficits in schizophrenia
			Control and dementia
			Attention and control in children
			Summary
Chapter 7.	Maintaining vigilance.
			Overview
			The concept of vigilance and sustained attention.
			Localization of vigilance functions.
			Conditions where sustained attention is impaired
			
			Summary
Chapter 8.	Neural networks and attention.
			Overview
			Background
			Basic principles of neural networks
			Modeling control processes
			
			Summary
Chapter 9. 	Attention and the future.
			Overview
			Looking forward
			Summary




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Clinical neuropsychology, Attention, Neuropsychological tests, Brain damage Diagnosis