Theoretical Foundations of Neuropsychology   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PP 630 - Theoretical Foundations of Neuropsychology

This course provides an overview of the history and applications of neuropsychology.  Introductory topics include major neuropsychological syndromes (e.g., aphasia, apraxia), selected functional neuroanatomy (e.g., cortical and subcortical organization), and cognitive development (e.g., hemispheric specialization).  Brain mechanisms of emotion, language, perception, memory, attention, and executive functions will be discussed. (2 credits)