This text describes what we know today about the individual systems that make up the human brain and about the role of the individual zones of the cerebral hemispheres. It also analyses cerebral organization of perception and action, of attention and memory, or speech and intellectual processes.
A.R. Luria is professor of psychology at the University of Moscow. His books include "Higher Cortical Functions in Man "(1966)," The Mind of a Mnemonist "(1968)," " and "The Man With a Shattered World "(1972).""