Department of Counselling and Psychology Course Outline
Course Title Human Neuropsychology
Course Code PSY405
Number of Credits 3
Duration of Weeks 15
Contact Hours Per Week 3 hours 
Pre-requisite Course(s)
PSY110 Biological Bases of Behavior
PSY205 Cognitive Psychology
Course Aims
This course aims at explaining how our neurological structure influences our behaviours. Through discussion on different daily activities, for example, how we learn and why feeling is so unique, students can appreciate the delicate architecture of our body. The course also provides an overview of neurological disorders that would be resulted if certain parts of our brain malfunction or are damaged. In general, the aim of this course is to enable students to appreciate an interactive relationship between our daily life and the neurological processing.
Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)

After completing this course, students will be able to:

1. Explain the importance of understanding neurological processing in explaining our
    behaviours and its weakness;;
2. Describe the structures and functions of the nervous system and their development;
3. Discuss the use of neuropsychology in clinical and rehabilitative practices;
4. Evaluate research methods for studying brain functions at both the structural and
    physiological level.
Assessment Tasks
Class Participation
Journal Critique
Presentation & Group Report
Mini Quizzes
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