Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
PSYCH 302 Cognitive Neuropsychology 3 sem. hrs.
Explores the interface of mind, brain and behavior, that is, how brain activity gives rise to human thought. Emphasis is placed on executive brain functioning and the implications of frontal lobe activity for human behavior (planning and judgment, learning and memory, individual differences in cognitive styles, novelty-seeking and handedness, etc.). Investigates what happens when frontal lobe functioning is impaired (schizophrenia, head trauma, ADHD, etc.). Involves students in research and presentations on related topics of interest. Prerequisite: PSYCH 120. Next offered SP-13.
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