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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
NEUROPSYCHOLOGY PSK420 --------------- 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER---------------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Aslıhan Gevrekci
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will become acquainted with the historical roots, the research and assessment methods of neuropsychology.
2) Will learn about brain lateralization and the relationship between different brain regions and cognitive functions.
3) Will become acquainted with the relationship between psychopathology and neuropsychology.
4) Will learn about the current trends and approaches in neuropsychology.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Historical Foundations of Neuropsychology
2nd Week Research Methods in Neuropsychology
3rd Week Assessment Methods in Neuropsychology
4th Week Lateralization
5th Week Somatosensation
6th Week Motor Control and Movement Disorders
7th Week Language and the Brain
8th Week Mid-term and Memory and Amnesia
9th Week Visual Object Recognition and Spatial Processing
10th Week Attention
11th Week Executive Functions
12th Week Psychopathology and Neuropsychology Findings
13th Week Psychopathology and Neuropsychology Findings (continued)
14th Week Current Trends in Neuropsychology
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGBeaumont, JG (2008). Introduction to Neuropsychology. NY: The Guilford Press
Martin, GN (2006). Human Neuropsychology. Essex: Pearson
Stirling, J (2002). Introducing Neuropsychology. NY: Taylor and Francis
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Quiz420
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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