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Clinical Neuropsychology
PSYC 228
Spring 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: NS&B 228

This introductory course will examine the relationship between brain functioning and cognition, behavior, and emotion. The course will begin with a brief overview of basic neuroanatomy, followed by an exploration of neuropsychological assessment (its history, rationale, goals, and procedures). These topics will provide a foundation for the discussion of more specific topics in neuropsychology (e.g., traumatic brain injury, dementia, psychiatric disorders, alcohol and drug abuse, cerebrovascular disorders, seizure disorders, learning disabilities, etc.) and the role that neuropsychologists play in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with these disorders.

Essential Capabilities: Quantitative Reasoning, Writing
Students will be required to understand quantitative relationships between behavioral phenomena and brain function described in lecture and the textbook, and tables and graphs associated with primary research articles assigned as reading. Students will be required to read 4-6 primary research articles in depth and write a coherent, critical synthesis of findings across studies.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM PSYC
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (NS&B)(PSYC)(STS)

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