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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

270 - Degree in Psychology

25913 - Neuropsychology


Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
2017/18
Subject:
25913 - Neuropsychology
Faculty / School:
301 - Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
Degree:
270 - Degree in Psychology
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
2
Semester:
Second Four-month period
Subject Type:
Compulsory
Module:
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1.2. Recommendations to take this course

It is recommended that the student has passed related subjects that are scheduled previously. In particular, considering the skills of our subject, the student has acquired prior knowledge about: the concept and methods of psychobiology; evolution and genetics; structure and function of cells of the nervous system; neuroanatomy and development of the nervous system; neuronal plasticity; organization of sensory systems; neurophysiological mechanisms of learning, sleep, intake, sexual and emotional behaviors. In addition, students must have basic computer skills and know how to perform literature searches. It is essential to follow the course in the Moodle platform. Finally, it is recommended a sustained attendance to classes.

5.1. Methodological overview

The methodology followed in this course is oriented towards achievement of the learning objectives based on lectures and practice sessions. 

5.2. Learning tasks

The course includes 60 ECTS organized according to:

Lectures (3 ECTS: 30 hours)

Practice sessions (3 ECTS: 30 hours)

5.3. Syllabus

What is Neuropsychology?
Main methods and techniques in Neuropsychology
Organization of cortical function
Brain pathology
The frontal lobe and its dysfunctions
Brain basis of recognition and disorders
Brain basis of attention and disorders
Brain basis of memory and disorders
Brain basis of language disorders
Brain Basis of praxical function and disorders

5.4. Course planning and calendar

The overall planning of the course corresponds to the following student dedication: total hours: 150; attendance hours: 56; non-attendance hours of student work: 90; Assessment hours: 4.

5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

  • Kolb, Bryan. Neuropsicología humana / Bryan Kolb, Ian Q. Whishaw . - 5ª ed. , [1ª ed., 1ª reimpr.] Madrid [etc.] : Panamericana, 2008
  • Tirapu Ustárroz, Javier. Manual de Neuropsicología / Javier Tirapu Ustárroz, Marcos Ríos Lago, Fernando Maestú Unturbe ; [coordinación editorial Eduard Arnau] . - 2ª ed. rev., act. y ampl. Barcelona : Viguera, D. L. 2011
  • Gil, Roger. Neuropsicología / Roger Gil ; [traducción y revisión científica, Eva Mª Arroyo-Anlló] . - 4ª ed. Madrid [etc.] : Elsevier Masson, D. L. 2007
  • Goldberg, Elkhonon. El cerebro ejecutivo : lóbulos frontales y mente civilizada / Elkhonon Goldberg ; prólogo de Oliver Sacks ; traducción castellana de Javier García Sanz Barcelona : Crítica, 2009
  • Bear, Mark F.. Neurociencia : la exploración del cerebro / Mark F. Bear , Barry W. Connors, Michael A. Paradiso . - 3ª ed. Barcelona : Wolters Kluwer Health España : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, cop. 2008
  • Manual de neuropsicología / coordinadores, Carme Junqué, José Barroso . - [1ª ed.] Madrid : Síntesis, D. L. 2009
  • Sacks, Oliver. El hombre que confundió a su mujer con un sombrero / Oliver Sacks ; traducción de José Manuel Alvarez Flórez ; revisión científica de la traducción F.Sabanés Magriñá . - 7ª ed. Barcelona : Anagrama, 2006
  • Peña Casanova, Jordi. Test neuropsicológicos : fundamentos para una neurología clínica basada en evidencias / Jordi Peña-Casanova, Nina Gramunt Fombuena, Jordi Gich Fullà  . - 1ª ed., 2ª reimp. Barcelona : Masson, D. L. 2006
  • Anatomic basis of Neurologic Diagnosis / C.D. Alberstone (et.al). New York : Thieme, 2009
  • Ardila, A. Neuropsicología clínica / A. Ardila, M. Rosselli. Madrid : Manual Moderno, 2007
  • Carlson, N.R. Fundamentos de fisiología de la conducta / N.R. Carlson. Madrid : Pearson Education, 2010
  • Clark, D.L. El cerebro y la conducta: Neuroanatomía para psicólogos / D.L. Clark. México : Manual Moderno, 2007
  • Cummings, J.L. Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience / J.L. Cummnings, M.S. Mega. New York : Osford University Press, 2008
  • Diamond, M. C.. El cerebro humano : libro de trabajo / M. C. Diamond, A. B. Scheibel y L. M. Elson. . 1ª ed., 7ª reimp. Barcelona : Ariel, 2008
  • Fields, R.D. ¿Qué función cumple la sustancia blanca?. En Investigación y ciencia nº 380. 2008.
  • Gazzaniga, M.S. Cognitive Neuroscience: The biology of the Mind / M.S. Gazzaniga, R.B. Ivry, G.R. Mangun. Nueva York : Norton, 2008
  • Principios de neurociencia / editado por Duane E. Haines ; colaboradores M. D. Ard ... [et al.] ; [revisores de la ed. española, Enrique Saldaña Fernández, Silvano de las Heras López-Negrete] . 2ª ed., [reimpr.] Madrid [etc.] : Elsevier Science, D.L. 2009
  • Hilgetag, C.C. Morfología del cerebro. En Investigación y Ciencia, nº 391. 2009.
  • Manual de neuropsicología clínica / Coordinador Miguel Pérez García. . Madrid : Pirámide, 2009.
  • Neurociencia / directores, Dale Purves ... [et al.] . 3ª ed. Buenos Aires [etc.] : Médica Panamericana, D.L. 2010
  • Verstichel, P. El síndrome de Korsakoff. En Mente y Cerebro, nº 37. 2009.