Neuropsychology (UM)


Course Objective

To receive knowledge and insight on an introductory level on the
consequences of brain damage on the behaviour of people. Also to be
introduced to the field of the clinical neuropsychologist.

Course Content

Using our knowledge of the working of the brain we discuss the
prinicples of neuropscychology. Neurological and psychiatric disorders
as agnosis, aphasia, and dementia. On the basis of patient examples that
correspond as closely as possible to the literature, the
neuropsychological diagostics, among others, are illustrated.

Teaching Methods


Method of Assessment

Exam (mc questions)


Kolb, B. and I.Q. Whishaw, (2015, 7th Edition). Fundamentals of Human
Neuropsychology. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman and Company.

General Information

Course Code P_UNEUPSY
Credits 6 EC
Period P3
Course Level 200
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science
Course Coordinator prof. dr. E.J.A. Scherder
Examiner prof. dr. E.J.A. Scherder
Teaching Staff prof. dr. E.J.A. Scherder

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Teaching Methods Study Group*, Lecture

*You cannot select a group yourself for this teaching method, you will be placed in a group.

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