Nurture or nature? Biology or setting? Why are a few humans clever, or personable, or inventive and others obtuse, or shy, or unimaginative? even if every one man or woman is a different mix of confident and adverse features and behaviors, the query is still: what's the neurobiological foundation for every individual’s make-up? for instance, why does one individual be afflicted by a illness (e.g., ADHD, autism, psychological retardation) and one other lives freed from maladies?

These are only a few of the matters addressed intimately in Neurobiology of Exceptionality. The introductory bankruptcy presents a broad-based evaluate of present neurobiological strategies (i.e., phrases, systems, and technologies), that are by way of chapters that provide in-depth exam of the neurobiological bases for:

     •  Impulsive sensation looking
     •  Creativity
     •  Intelligence
     •  Antisociality
     •  Autism, psychological retardation, and Down Syndrome
     •  ADHD
     •  Savant Syndrome

This quantity presents a one-stop resource for medical psychologists and different allied psychological overall healthiness pros to entry details on quite a lot of examine at the neurobiology of mental and psychiatric characteristics. it really is designed to provide readers an summary of the present wisdom base of the organic approaches for every trait. it truly is not likely that anyone publication might disguise all human qualities, however the Neurobiology of Exceptionality addresses a variety of unprecedented mental qualities and psychiatric disorders.

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