make the most of Lovereading join us on facebook
Search our site
The Course of History Ten Meals That Changed the World by Struan Stevenson, Tony Singh Read the opening extract of the brand new Struan Stevenson, Tony Singh book before its publication on 24/10/2017

The Psychobiology of the Hand by Kevin J. Connolly
  

The Psychobiology of the Hand

Part of the Clinics in Developmental Medicine S. Series

RRP £55.00

Synopsis

The Psychobiology of the Hand by Kevin J. Connolly

The hand is a remarkable organ which is characteristic of primates and most highly developed in man. This book deals with the evolution and development of hand function, with the structure of the hand and with the hand as a perceptual system. Neurophysiology and psychology of hand function are included, as are problems of disability. With expert interdisciplinary contributions from around the world, this wide-ranging overview is sure to be of value to all those interested in hand function, development, pathology and therapy.

Reviews

'Probably the most elegant and skilful organ that has been developed through natural selection.'
Buettner

-Janusch (1966) 'This is one of the few books that synthesize progress in our understanding of the physiological and behavioral principles underlying manipulations of the hand.
The New England Journal of Medicine

About the Author

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

16th February 2007

Author

Kevin J. Connolly

More books by Kevin J. Connolly
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Mac Keith Press

Format

Hardback
288 pages

Categories

Paediatric medicine
Regional physiology

ISBN

9781898683148

Lovereading has all the new books and also suggestions for 'similar' authors whilst waiting for your favourites new books.

Carol Peace

If you love reading, then you'll love Lovereading! Full of tips & info for every discerning reader.

Lynne Rapson

They are bright, breezy and eager to offer a great book, then genuinely listen/respect the review one writes.

Maggie Crane

Lovereading is pitched at just the right level for all the various types of people who enjoy reading in its many forms.

Pam Woodburn

I love Lovereading for the wonderful like for like author recommendations and for highlighting new books, it's a great resource for readers!

Lindsay

Their sending me my first book to review 18 months ago re-awakened my fondness for reading, since then I have purchased some real gems.

Barry Griffiths

The books for review are always great reads, brilliantly written, and introduces me to a huge variety of, established and new, authors.

Lesley Hart

For me, to read is to learn, to reflect, to escape, to think, to contemplate and my time for space and calm.

Sally Ellsmore

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools