Researching The Autism Spectrum : Contemporary Perspectives (Paperback)

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This selection of contemporary research provides up-to-date perspectives from leading investigators who are at the cutting edge of studies in Autism Spectrum Disorders. The book allows readers to grasp new approaches to understanding the autism spectrum. Key areas of theory and research are covered, from classification and diagnosis, genetics, neurology and biochemistry, to socio-cognitive, developmental and educational perspectives, essential to a broader understanding of the autism spectrum. In addition it introduces new emphases on MEG, epilepsy and memory. In highlighting both biomedical and psychological perspectives this book reflects the multi-level emphasis of contemporary thinking about autism. By addressing key unanswered questions, Researching the Autism Spectrum acts as a guidepost for future research and provides an authoritative and multi-disciplinary perspective -- *Author: Roth, Ilona (EDT)/ Rezaie, Payam (EDT) *Subtitle: Contemporary Perspectives *Publication Date: 2011/02/14 *Number of Pages: 401 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 6.75 *Height: 9.50

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Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521736862
SKU 216983645
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0521736862
Release Date 2/1/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.75L x 0.75T
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Editors Note This selection of contemporary studies provides up-to-date perspectives from leading investigators who are at the cutting edge of research into Autism Spectrum Disorders. The book allows readers to grasp new approaches to understanding the autism spectrum. Key areas of theory and research are covered, from classification and diagnosis, genetics, neurology and biochemistry, to socio-cognitive, developmental and educational perspectives, essential to a broader understanding of the autism spectrum. In addition, it introduces new emphases on MEG, epilepsy and memory. In highlighting both biomedical and psychological perspectives, this book reflects the multi-level focus of contemporary thinking about autism. By addressing key unanswered questions, Researching the Autism Spectrum acts as a guidepost for future research and provides an authoritative and multi-disciplinary perspective.||`The editors of this volume... have assembled a valuable collection of chapters providing an excellent overview of a wide range of areas relevant to autism research.' From the foreword by Simon Baron-Cohen
Editors Note 1 This selection of contemporary studies provides up-to-date perspectives from leading investigators who are at the cutting edge of research into Autism Spectrum Disorders. The book allows readers to grasp new approaches to understanding the autism spectrum. Key areas of theory and research are covered, from classification and diagnosis, genetics, neurology and biochemistry, to socio-cognitive, developmental and educational perspectives, essential to a broader understanding of the autism spectrum. In addition, it introduces new emphases on MEG, epilepsy and memory. In highlighting both biomedical and psychological perspectives, this book reflects the multi-level focus of contemporary thinking about autism. By addressing key unanswered questions, Researching the Autism Spectrum acts as a guidepost for future research and provides an authoritative and multi-disciplinary perspective.
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