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By Tom Lissauer, Graham Clayden

ISBN-10: 0723435650

ISBN-13: 9780723435655

Winner of the 2012 British clinical organization booklet awards' first prize within the paediatrics category!

This is the fourth version of a hugely renowned 'must have textbook for paediatrics for scientific students'. the former variation has been translated into 8 languages and in addition received British clinical organization and Royal Society of drugs prizes for the easiest paediatrics textbook.

New part on baby protection
New part on worldwide paediatrics
Over fifty new images
Thoroughly revised and up to date all through

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This theory is known today as the mechanistic view of behavior. Descartes believed that although the body and mind interacted, they were, indeed, separate entities. In 1664, an English physician by the name of Thomas Willis was the first to detail the anatomy of the brain. He is considered to be one of the greatest neuroanatomists of all time and the founder of clinical neuroscience (Molnar, 2004). After studying many patients and dissecting their brains, he described two types of tissue in the brain: gray and white matter.

Reitan was responsible for researching and ultimately revising the battery. From his results, he developed indices of brain damage. In Russia, Alexander Luria worked from a different angle. Luria developed a model of brain organization in which he theorized that brain–behavior relationship could be broken down into components he called functional systems (Sbordone & Saul, 2000). He believed that each area of the brain played a specific role in behavior. His theory “was acknowledged as brilliant and insightful, but was seen as forbiddingly complex and impractical for the average clinician” (Hebben & Milberg, 2009, p.

Germaine, he theorized that the “flow of animal spirits” through nerves caused the body to move, which led to behaviors (Hatfield, 2007). This theory is known today as the mechanistic view of behavior. Descartes believed that although the body and mind interacted, they were, indeed, separate entities. In 1664, an English physician by the name of Thomas Willis was the first to detail the anatomy of the brain. He is considered to be one of the greatest neuroanatomists of all time and the founder of clinical neuroscience (Molnar, 2004).

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