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On completing this module, students will have acquired the following knowledge:1) Understanding of the basic anatomy and physiology of the Central Nervous System (CNS)2) Understanding of the methods used to investigate the functions of the CNS3) Understanding of the principal ways in which the relationship between neuroscience and human behaviour is studied and will be able to do the following:4) Engage robustly with primary literature on neuropsychology, 5) Critically appraise claims of links between brains and behaviour, and 6) Relate work in neuropsychology to other work within disciplines contributing to cognitive science and relate research in neuropsychology to policy and practice..
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students should have a strong background in psychology, or a related discipline.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Individual critical evaluation of assigned topic area (40%) and related groupwork component (20%)||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Essay: 2000 word essay on assigned topic||Week 9||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Individual feedback on mid semester essay within 20 working days through virtual learning environment. Individual component of end of term assignment will receive feedback individually in January and group feedback will be given in class or through on-line groups.
|Dr Maximilian Friehs||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|