Our behaviour, personality and thought processes are affected by neurobiological processes and can be altered by any damage to our nervous system. Study Neuropsychology to gain an understanding of how psychology in a person can be affected by their own anatomical and psychological characteristics.

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Course Outline
Course Code: 
BPS306
Duration: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Delivery: 
Online
Certificate: 
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Foundations of Neuropsychology
  2. Neurophsyiology
  3. Neuroanatomy
  4. Laterality and Callosal Syndromes
  5. Cognition, Personality and Emotion
  6. Perception Disorders
  7. Motor Disorders
  8. Language
  9. Dementia
  10. Neurodevelopment

 

 

 

Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Explain the physiology of the nervous system.
  • Describe how conditions within the brain affect the way in which a person is physically capable or incapable of performing a variety of different tasks.
  • Describe a variety of perceptual disorders.
  • Explain the neuropsychology of language.
  • Explain aspects of development in neuropsychological terms.