PYB 711: AdvSem-Clinical Neuropsychology

Synonym:

81170 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Jennifer Lexington

Credits:

3

Seats:

12

Semester:

Spring 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Mondays 1/23 - 5/7 (4:30PM-6:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Biological Aspects of Behavior
Restricted to Year III and Year IV students.
Restricted to Year IV students from December 8 – 15; open to Year III students on December 16.
Prerequisite: PY 815C/PY 816 Methods of Psychological Assessment I and II and PY 710 Biological Foundations of Clinical Psychology

This seminar examines the structure and function of the central nervous system, brain-behavior relationships, and neuropathology. Seminar content focuses on evaluation techniques for diagnosis of brain dysfunction including visual, auditory, memory, and language processes. Application of these techniques to the development of remedial strategies for learning disabilities and adult dysfunctions is addressed.