Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Inhibitory Control Training - A Multidisciplinary Approach

Sara Palermo

University of Turin

Co-editor:

Massimo Bartoli

University of Turin

Covering

Inhibitory Control Emotion Regulation Working Memory Assessment Cognitive Training Addiction Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Impulse Control Disorders Anger Management Violent Behaviour Intermittent Explosive Disorder

Register your interest in contributing to this book

Collaborate with our community and contribute your knowledge.

Register here

5 days remaining

Submissions close on August 23rd 2019

About the book

Inhibitory control (including response-inhibition and interference-control) is a critical neurocognitive skill for navigating cognitive, social and emotional challenges. It rapidly increases during the preschool period and is important for early cognitive development, being a crucial component of executive functioning, self-regulation and impulsivity. Inhibitory control (IC) involves the ability to suppress automatic but incorrect responses or to resist interference from distracting stimuli, to reduce a non-target’s impact on ongoing information processing. Deficits in IC are a hallmark of psychopathology. Reduced inhibitory control may manifest itself at a motor level (e.g. hyperactivity); an attentional level (distractibility and difficulty paying attention) and at a behavioral level (e.g. impulsive conducts).
Inhibitory control training (ICT) is a novel intervention in which participants learn to associate appetitive cues with inhibition of behaviour. Indeed, it can be conceptualised as the ability to stop, change or delay a behavioural response.
It is a promising approach in the treatment of appetitive behaviour, considered as the active, goal-seeking and exploratory phase of behaviour that precedes the more stereotyped consummatory act. Upon reaching the goal, appetitive behaviour normally ceases. In some cases, this does not happen.
The volume aims to bring together in a single publication the knowledge on the topic, considering research, clinic and forensic field of intervention. 

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: August 2nd 2019

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline for chapter proposals: August 23rd 2019

Potential authors submit chapter proposals ready for review by the academic editor and our publishing review team.

Register for the book

Approved chapters written in full and submitted

Deadline for full chapters: October 22nd 2019

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: January 10th 2020

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

Book compiled, published and promoted

Expected publication date: March 10th 2020

All chapters are copy-checked and typesetted before being published. IntechOpen regularly submits its books to major databases for evaluation and coverage, including the Clarivate Analytics Book Citation Index in the Web of ScienceTM Core Collection. Other discipline-specific databases are also targeted, such as Web of Science's BIOSIS Previews.

About the editor

Sara Palermo

University of Turin

Sara Palermo (Ph.D. in Experimental Neuroscience) is an expert in experimental neuroscience, clinical neuropsychology, and advanced neuropsychological testing. Moreover, she performs multidimensional geriatric evaluation and basic neurological symptomatology detection in patients with neurodegenerative disorders. She has engaged in fMRI neuropsychological studies and Activation Likelihood Estimation meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies. Sara Palermo is a research member of the Centre for the Study of Movement Disorders, a member of the Placebo Responses Mapping Group at the Department of Neuroscience, and a member of the Neuropsychology of Cognitive Impairment and Central Nervous System Degenerative Diseases Group at the Department of Psychology (University of Turin). She is also a member of the Italian Society of Neuropsychology, the Italian Association of Psychogeriatrics and of the Italian Society of Neurology for Dementia.

View profile

Book chapters authored 3

Books edited 1

Introducing your Author Service Manager

Ms. Kristina Kardum

As an Author Service Manager my responsibilities include monitoring and facilitating all publishing activities for authors and editors. From chapter submission and review, to approval and revision, copyediting and design, until final publication, I work closely with authors and editors to ensure a simple and easy publishing process. I maintain constant and effective communication with authors, editors and reviewers, which allows for a level of personal support that enables contributors to fully commit and concentrate on the chapters they are writing, editing, or reviewing. I assist authors in the preparation of their full chapter submissions and track important deadlines and ensure they are met. I help to coordinate internal processes such as linguistic review, and monitor the technical aspects of the process. As an ASM I am also involved in the acquisition of editors. Whether that be identifying an exceptional author and proposing an editorship collaboration, or contacting researchers who would like the opportunity to work with IntechOpen, I establish and help manage author and editor acquisition and contact.

Ask a question
creativecommons
alpsp
cope
stm
ithenticate
crossref
doi

Book will be abstracted and indexed in

googlescholar
worldcat
base
az
openaire