PSY458 Neuropsychology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY458 Neuropsychology 3 0 6 Monday: 13.00-14.50 / Wednesday: 11.00-11.50
Prerequisite PSY103 It is a prerequisite to
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Assistant Mehmet Akif Elen Assistant E-mail paydin@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives This course will teach students the classical neuropsychological disorders. It will help them to understand identifying the relationships between psychological syndromes and neurological substrates, and basic functional images of the brain, to learn current methods in neuropsychological research, and to understand principles of neurocortical functions, damage, and assessments.
Textbook Kolb, B., & Whishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology (7th Ed.). NY: Worth. ISBN: 1429282959
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Identify links between brain damage and neuropsychological symptoms
  2. Diagnose basic neurological disorders
  3. Read fMRI images
  4. Assess neuropsychological disorders
Teaching Methods Course delivery will be via lecture, presentations and movies demonstrating various neuropsychological syndromes.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction Chapter 1
Week 2 Fundementals of the Nervous System Structure Chapter 3
Week 3 Nervous System Structure and Function Chapter 3
Week 4 The Neurological Examination & Quiz Chapter 26
Week 5 Dementias Chapter 27
Week 6 Midterm course repetition
Week 7 MIDTERM EXAM
Week 8 Parkinson's Disease Chapter 27
Week 9 Epilepsy Chapter 26
Week 10 Cerebral Vasculer Disorders Chapter 26
Week 11 Quiz
Week 12 Headache Chapter 26
Week 13 Sleep Disorders Chapter 26
Week 14 Case Reports Chapter 25
Week 15 Final exam preparation
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Mid-term Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4
Quiz 2 30 1,2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 15 3 45 In-term Exam Study 5 7 35
Quiz 1 5 3 15 Quiz 1 5 3 15
Quiz 2 5 4 20
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 04/03/2020
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