Certain psychologists have contributed a great deal to the development of human thought. They have…
How does human behavior map onto the brain? And what changes reflect in human behavior when parts of the brain are injured? In this course, you’ll explore some of the basics of clinical neuropsychology. Over ten days, you’ll learn about different parts of the brain, different types of neuropsychological conditions, and how these conditions affect human behavior. This course is applicable to anyone who is interested in human behavior, psychology, linguistics, and philosophy; however, regardless of your interest or profession, this course promises to deliver bite-sized information about who we are and how our behavior is largely shaped by our brains.
169 students completed this course
100% recommend it to other students
Teacher: Alicia Nortje
“Easy to follow and very stimulating read!”
“Brilliant and clear!”
“An absolutely stellar course! I felt like I was in the hands of a true expert, laying out the field of neuropsychology in a way that functioned as a well-explained tour of the main manifestation of different illnesses. The video links to patients with specific conditions was extremely helpful and added a very humbling, human touch to what might otherwise just be textbook head knowledge. Really has depended my empathy for those who struggle with aspects of neurological degeneration or damage.”
Lesson 1. Introduction to Clinical Neuropsychology
Lesson 2. Introduction to Regions of the Brain
Lesson 3. Amnesia
Lesson 4. Agnosia
Lesson 5. Aphasia
Lesson 6. Apraxia
Lesson 7. Neglect
Lesson 8. Dementia
Lesson 9. Epilepsy
Lesson 10. Other Less Common Disorders
Starting tomorrow, you will receive a new lesson straight to your inbox every morning for 10 days. Lessons take just 5 minutes to read, and each course is followed by fun, knowledge-testing quiz.
Highbrow teaches you something new every day. As you sip your morning coffee and rub the sleep from your eyes, Highbrow delivers a short, 5-minute email lesson to help you learn anything from art and philosophy, to business and personal development.
Join Highbrow and get unlimited access to our entire catalog of 250+ courses created by world renowned experts. With Highbrow you’ll never run out of new things to learn.
First 30 days are free. Cancel anytime. → Learn more about membership