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HPS795 - Clinical Neuroscience

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Eric Koukounas

Prerequisite:

HPS775

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: HPS395
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per fortnight

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit is designed to provide an advanced examination of current issues, theories, methods, and applications relevant to the area of clinical neuroscience. This unit represents an extension of the principles introduced in HPS775 Behavioural Neuroscience to clinical disorders with a biological basis. Topics covered include: neural trauma and recovery; neurodegenerative disorders; psychopharmacology and the principles of drug action; the biological treatment of schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety; psychophysics and neuropsychological assessment; theories and disorders of sensation, perception, and action; higher-level functions.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2500 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Examination (2 hours) 60%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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