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By John DeLuca,Jessica H. Kalmar

Although investigated for over a hundred years, it's only now that we're starting to know how pace of data processing is affected in a number of medical populations. Processing velocity has a big influence on greater point cognitive talents and is intensely liable to neurological insult and the getting older procedure. the significance of processing velocity with recognize to mind functionality, cognition and total caliber of lifestyles is now the focal point of a brand new and interesting physique of analysis in scientific populations.

This booklet presents a scholarly and clinically delicate assessment of study on processing velocity and its matters in scientific populations. Readers will come away with an in-depth realizing of human info processing pace together with its old improvement, its courting to different cognitive capabilities, the developmental process the power around the lifespan, and its effect on daily life in quite a few scientific 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 invaluable source for researchers, students, and clinicians through offering a concise precis of the present examine on processing pace throughout an array of disciplines and populations.

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