20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module will consider aspects of cognition including attention, memory and executive function and will explore their role in communication impairments such as dementia and traumatic brain injury. It will also cover the analysis of cognitive and communicative impairments and their impact on social interaction.

Staff Contact: Prof P Cowell/ Dr C Tattersall
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials
Assessment: Formal Exam

Notes: Module available to BMedSci (Speech) SPEU01.

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Human Communication Sciences):

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