PSH 441 Clinical Neuropsychology (A)

Prerequisites: PSH 301 & PSH 341 & "PSH 322 or PSH 351" & "PSH 331 or PSH 332" & "PSH 834 or PSH 484" & "PSH 334 or PSH 486"; or instructor's permission.

This capstone course introduces human neuropsychological function and disorders in a writing intensive, low-enrollment seminar. Emphasizes methods of neuropsychological investigation and the links between specific brain regions/structures and higher psychological functions. Explores disorders of emotion, motor and social behavior, speech, memory, and visual-spatial abilities associated with organic brain impairments, including Alzheimer's disease, head trauma, stroke, and other neurologic, psychiatric, and medical illnesses. 3 Cr.