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Developmental Neuropsychology - PSYN808

This unit offers an introduction to developmental issues in clinical neuropsychology. There will be a focus on developmental changes in brain structure as well as the development of the major functional systems such as language, memory and executive skills. A range of common developmental and acquired conditions of childhood will be covered and their associated neuropsychological features will be discussed in detail, with an emphasis on the consequences for clinical assessment and management. Clinical case presentations and examples will be used extensively throughout the course.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Melanie Porter

Admission to MClinNeuro or DClinNeuro Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Human Sciences

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