PSYCG 1640: Introduction to Neuropsychology

Credits 3.0
This course reviews the major systems and structures of the brain and central nervous system. In addition to examining normal neurological functioning, the course discusses common impairments in cognition, language, and perception with a neurological base. Topics covered include neurological syndromes such as cerebral vascular accidents, head trauma and concomitant brain injury, seizure disorders, and various forms of dementia. A variety of neuropsychological assessment instruments will also be introduced.