Psychology | Human Neuropsychology
P423 | 3657 | J. Stout
Prerequisite: P326 or by permission of instructor.
(The above section meets with P657 on Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm)
Description: This course is intended to acquaint students with human
neuropsychology. Neuropsychologists study how abnormalities and damage to
the brain affect attention, language, memory, visuospatial functioning,
motor skills, problem solving, social behavior, and emotional functioning.
Specific topics will include: neuropsychological testing,
neuropsychological functioning in demential, head injury, developmental
disorders, stroke and epilepsy.
Format: Lecture, discussion and student presentations.
Text: Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology (4th Ed.)
Tests and Grades: Grades will be based on participation, and several short
answer/essay exams and writing assignments.
Availability of instructor: Office hours and by appointment.