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Explaining Abnormal Behavior: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective
Highly readable and accessible, this book describes how research in cognitive science is transforming the way scientists and clinicians think about abnormal behavior. Bruce Pennington draws on work from multiple disciplines to identify compelling links among psychiatric, neurodevelopmental, and neurological disorders that are not generally studied together. Presenting ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published January 28th 2014 by The Guilford Press
(first published January 1st 2014)
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Not as rewarding as I had hoped. There is quite a bit of interesting fundamental statements about the nature of neuroscience and the fallacies of the modular paradigm, including a review of criticisms of the notion of self, but at the same time this book is trying to be a textbook on neurological pathology, with lots of detail treatment of the nature of particular disorders, and that double duty serves neither goal - comprehensive overview and critical perspective - particularly well.