Aphasic syndromes, apraxia, memory and its disorders, visuo-perceptual functions, attention, dementia syndromes and theory of cognitive stimulation
Manuale di Neuropsicologia (Il Mulino ed; a cura di Vallar e Papagno); La Riabilitazione Neuropsicologica (Masson Ed a cura di Anna Mazzucchi, 2000); Neuropsicologia (E. Ladavas, A. Berti, Il Mulino, 2009)
Frontal lessons; attendance at the Center for Cognitive Disorders to neuropsychological examination and case discussion.
1 Students should get a good understanding of the theoretical foundations that underlie clinical neuropsychology and clinical syndromes caused by the effect of brain lesions; they should also be able to learn the psychiatric and behavioral aspects of brai lesions and informed about the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of the main psychotropic drugs. 2 . Students should be able to apply the methodology learned to the analysis of the various aspects of cognitive, psychiatric, behavioral subjects with brain injuries integrating the knowledge about drugs use. 3 . Students will develop critical thinking skills and independent judgment with respect to the description of the cognitive, behavioral and pharmacological data. 4 . Students should be able to communicate the results of the descriptive analysis of the cognitive profile, without neglecting the actions of drugs and the characteristics of those who take psychotropic drugs. 5 . Ability to learn the techniques and methods for psychiatric and neuropsychological approach to the study of behavior.