APSB11005U Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology

Volume 2020/2021
Content

Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology include the normal as well as the disordered and injured anatomy, physiology and neurochemistry.


Central course themes are:

  • Basic genetics and genetic versus non-genetic factors in the development of normal as well as pathological processes within the areas of psychology, neurobiology, psychiatry and neurology.
  • The prenatal (embryology) and postnatal development of the nervous system.
  • Psychopathology (psychiatry) and neuropathology from a biological and neurobiological perspective, including psycho- and neuropharmacology.
  • The organic (mainly neural) substrate involved in cognitive processes.
  • The functions of the nervous system.
Learning Outcome

The student must be able to:

  • Identify and account for concepts, methods and empirical results within the biological and neurological psychology.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 28
  • Total
  • 28
Not relevant
Credit
5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written examination, 2 hours under invigilation
Multiple choice exam
Aid
Without aids
Marking scale
passed/not passed
Censorship form
No external censorship
Exam period

December/January

Re-exam

February

Criteria for exam assesment