PSYCHOBIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge of main theoretical and methological perspectives in psychology, anatomy and physiology basic. Scope of the course is to provide to the student the adequate anatomical knowledge of cell structure and function, synapsis, and the structure of musche, cardiovascular system, respiratory apparatus and the apparatus of the phonation.
Knowledge of main theoretical perspectives and methodologies in psychology, anatomy and physiology basic.
Course contents summary
The purpose of this course is to examine in details relationships between complex mental functions, learning, memory and language, emotion and motivation examining theoretical aspects involved in different psychological perspectives with particular reference to the clinical-remediation aspects referring to developmental syndroms. Course will present a review of main subjects implied in the study of relationships between physiological processes and behavior. Then, we will detail a specific field of neurosciences, the neuropsychology, considering both theoretical and clinical aspects implied in cognitive deficits following brain injury.
Neck fore regions: suprahyoid region, subhyoid region. Limits, shape and exploration, surface plans, muscular layer, vessels and nerves.
Respiratory system: nose cavities, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs.
Larynx: general considerations. Architecture: cartilages, articulations, ligaments and muscles of larynx. Larynx external surface. Laryngeal cavity, topographical division of larynx. Larynx vessels and nerves.
Ladavas E. & Berti A.E. (2002). Neuropsicologia. Il Mulino
W.J. German, C.L. Stanfield. Fisiologia umana. Ed. EdiSES, Napoli.
Martini/Timmons/Tallitsch: 'ANATOMIA UMANA', EdiSES, Napoli.
Verbal lessons and laboratory activities