Illustrates the important fundamental aspects of cerebral lateralization and integrates this knowledge to explain how decreased language lateralization can facilitate psychotic symptoms in the human brain. This book should be read by psychiatrists, neurologists and neuroscientists working in the field of psychosis and other brain scientists interested in laterality.Table of Contents List of contributorsPrefaceSection 1. Asymmetry, Handedness and Language Lateralization: 1. Molecular mechanisms establishing consistent left-right asymmetry during vertebrate embryogenesis Sherry Aw and Michael Levin2. Cerebral lateralization in animal species Onur Güntürkün3. The history and geography of human handedness I. C. McManus4. The association between hand preference and language lateralization Bianca Stubbe-Dräger and Stefan Knecht5. The genetic basis of lateralization Marian Annett6. Language lateralization and handedness in twinsan argument against a genetic basis? Iris E. C. Sommer and René S. Kahn7. Sex differences in handedness and language lateralization Iris E. C. Sommer and René S. KahnSection 2. Language Lateralization and Psychosis: 8. Hand-preference and population schizotypy Metten Somers, Iris E. C. Sommer and René S. Kahn9. Functional imaging studies on language lateralization in schizophrenia patients Annick Razafimandimby, Olivier Maïza and Sonia Dollfus10. The role of the right hemisphere for language in schizophrenia Alexander Rapp11. Auditory verbal hallucinations and language lateralization Kelly Diederen and Iris E. C. Sommer12. Language lateralization in patients with Formal Thought Disorder Carin Whitney and Tilo Kircher13. LRRTM1: a maternally suppressed genetic effect on handedness and schizophrenia Clyde Francks.
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Titolo: Language Lateralization and Psychosis
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 19x23 cm
Peso: 0.6 kg