Our behaviour, personality and thought processes are affected by neurobiological processes and can be altered by any damage to our nervous system.
Study the Neuropsychology course to gain an understanding of how psychology in a person can be affected by their own anatomical and psychological characteristics.
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The course covers the below topics:
Foundations of Neuropsychology
Laterality and Callosal Syndromes
Cognition, Personality and Emotion
Learn about the development of Neuropsychology and techniques used in human neuropsychological studies.
Describe the Neuroanatomy of the: brainstem, cerebellum and cerebral cortex, organisation of the cerebral cortex, cranial nerves, brain covering, ventricular system, arteries, brain malfunction, visual system and other systems;
Determine why there is laterality;
Discuss callosal syndrome;
Discuss and compare theories of frontal lobe function;
Contrast normal aspects and abnormal aspects of emotion from a neuropsychological perspective;
Develop a diagnostic table of perceptual disorders;
Determine how the brain perceives faces;
Discuss language formation;
Describe language disorders;
Develop a table of kind of dementia;
Learn how recovery of function is affected across age spans.
Successful completion of this course will complement the below careers:
- Mental Health Worker
- Community Service Worker
- Social Worker
There are many other possibilities with this versatile course. Many of our students who do this course are Welfare officers, Support workers, Advocates, Legal employees
100 hours of study
The difference between a good course and a bad course lies in the way you are assessed. Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.
This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.
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