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By John DeLuca,Jessica H. Kalmar

Although investigated for over a hundred years, it is just now that we're commencing to know how velocity of knowledge processing is affected in numerous medical populations. Processing pace has a huge influence on greater point cognitive skills and is intensely prone to neurological insult and the getting older strategy. the significance of processing velocity with admire to mind functionality, cognition and total caliber of existence is now the point of interest of a brand new and fascinating physique of analysis in medical populations.

This ebook presents a scholarly and clinically delicate evaluate of study on processing pace and its concerns in medical populations. Readers will come away with an in-depth knowing of human info processing pace together with its ancient improvement, its courting to different cognitive features, the developmental process the power around the lifespan, and its influence on daily life in quite a few medical populations. different highlights of the textual content are its dialogue of the rate vs. accuracy trade-off, instruments to be had for measuring processing pace, the unfolding study on genetic contributions to processing pace, and the most recent principles in rehabilitation.

With contributing authors who're specialists of their fields, Information Processing velocity in medical Populations represents a precious source for researchers, students, and clinicians via offering a concise precis of the prevailing examine on processing pace throughout an array of disciplines and populations.

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