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psy201 - Neuropsychology (Vollständige Modulbeschreibung)
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Modulbezeichnung Neuropsychology
Modulkürzel psy201
Kreditpunkte 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Einrichtungsverzeichnis Department für Psychologie
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master Neurocognitive Psychology (Master) > Mastermodule
Zuständige Personen
Debener, Stefan (Modulverantwortung)
Debener, Stefan (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Teilnahmevoraussetzungen
Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology.
Kompetenzziele
Goals of module:
Students will learn to understand changes in thinking and behaviour that may arise from brain
dysfunctions (part 1, 3), acquire specific knowledge on cognitive rehabilitation (part 2), and learn
to understand, communicate and evaluate progress in clinical practice and experimental
research in neuropsychology (part 3).


Competencies:
++ neuropsychological / neurophysiological knowledge
+ interdisciplinary kowledge & thinking
++ experimental methods
+ data presentation & discussion
++ scientific literature
+ critical & analytical thinking
+ scientific communication skills
Modulinhalte
Part 1: Introduction to Clinical Neuropsychology (lecture): winter
Cortical lobes (anatomy, functions, lesion symptoms, neuropsychological tests)
Higher functions (learning & memory, language, emotion, spatial behavior attention)
Plasticity and disorders (development, learning and reading disabilities, recovery)


Part 2: Cognitive Neurorehabilitation (seminar): summer
Behavioural and neuropsychological approaches
neurofeedback in neurorehabilitation and ADHD
memory rehabilitation
effects of physical activity on cognition
motor recovery


Part 3: Topics in Clinical Neuropsychology (seminar; taught partly in German): winter
Clinical neuroanatomy
Neurodegenerative diseases
Dementia

Choose either part 2 or part 3!
Literaturempfehlungen
Links
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Dauer in Semestern 1-2 Semester
Angebotsrhythmus Modul The module will start every winter term.
Aufnahmekapazität Modul 30 (
Part 3 is not restricted.
)
Hinweise
Part 1 (lecture) is mandatory. Choose either part 2 or part 3 (seminars).
Note: The lecture of part 3 is given in German with accompanying English materials. Students who cannot follow a lecture in German are given priority in part 2.
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Part 1: lecture; Part 2: seminar; Part 3: seminar
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Lehrveranstaltungsform Kommentar SWS Angebotsrhythmus Workload Präsenz
Vorlesung
2 WiSe 28
Seminar
2 SoSe oder WiSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Prüfung Prüfungszeiten Prüfungsform
Gesamtmodul
exam period at the end of winter term
The module will be tested with a written exam of 2 h duration.

Required active participation for gaining credits:
presentation participation in discussions on other presentations
attendance of at least 70% in the seminars (use attendance sheet that will be handed out in the beginning of the term).