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Title The Exceptional brain : neuropsychology of talent and special abilities / edited by Loraine K. Obler, Deborah Fein foreword by Howard Gardner.

Publication Info. New York : Guilford Press, [1988]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  153.9 E96E    Check Shelf
Description xxi, 522 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Contents Neuropsychological study of talent : a developing field / Deborah Fein and Loraine K. Obler -- Calculating prodigies / Steven B. Smith -- Neuropsychological perspectives on mathematical talent / Camilla Persson Benbow -- Hyperlexia : a review of extraordinary word recognition / Dorothy M. Aram and Jane M. Healy -- A neuropsychological substrate for talent in second-language acquisition / Eta I. Schneiderman and Chantal Desmarais -- The varieties of musical talent / Tedd Judd -- The chess mind / Lee D. Cranberg and Martin L. Albert -- Superior memory performance and mnemonic encoding / Evan Brown and Kenneth Deffenbacher -- Superior memory : perspectives from the neuropsychology of memory disorders / Marlene Oscar-Berman.
The characteristics of eidetic imagery / Ralph Norman Haber and Lyn R. Haber -- Where is eidetic imagery? : speculations on its psychophysical and neurophysiological locus / Jeremy M. Wolfe -- Trilingual hyperlexia / Yvan Lebrun, Claudie Van Endert, and Henri Szliwowski -- Elly : a study in contrasts / Lola Bogyo and Ronald Ellis -- Case study of a musical "mono-savant" : a cognitive-psychological focus / Neil Charness, Jane Clifton, and Lyle MacDonald -- Talent in foreign languages : a case study / Loriana Novoa, Deborah Fein, and Loraine K. Obler -- A portrait of the artist as a brain-damaged patient / Avraham Schweiger -- Paul : a musically gifted autistic boy / Dorothy Lucci ... [et al.].
Extraordinary visual memory and pattern perception in an autistic boy / Lynn Waterhouse -- Is superior visual memory a component of superior drawing ability? / Elizabeth Rosenblatt and Ellen Winner -- The special talent of grammar acquisition / Susan Curtiss -- An association of special abilities with juvenile manic-depressive illness / G. Robert DeLong and Ann L. Aldershof -- Expertise in chess, music, and physics : a cognitive perspective / Neil Charness -- Anomalous calculating abilities and the computer architecture of the brain / Steven Matthysse and Steven Greenberg -- What's exceptional about exceptional abilities? / K. Anders Ericsson and Irene A. Faivre.
Special talents of autistic savants / Bernard Rimland and Deborah Fein -- Speculations on the neuroanatomical substrate of special talents / Lynn Waterhouse.
Subject Intellect.
Ability -- Physiological aspects.
Genius -- Physiological aspects.
Added Author Obler, Loraine K.
Fein, Deborah.
ISBN 089862701X
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