10 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: PSY353

PSY159, PSY259

Co-requisites: PSY233

Aims/Description: This unit investigates the causes and consequences of atypical brain development and degeneration. It specifically focuses on neurodevelopmental disorders and stroke. For each topic (i.e. for each neurodevelopmental disorder covered and for each type of stroke), diagnosis, cognition and behaviour will be discussed. Each disorder will also be set in context, explaining the support which may be required, including family support and intervention strategies.

Restrictions on availability: EMPTY

Staff Contact: FREETH MEGAN
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Psychology):

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