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On completion of this module students should be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of the major functions of a range of brain areas. Describe the relationship between the brain and behaviour in typical functioning and in clinical disorders.Indicative Module Content:
The brain and the nervous system
The big questions in affective, behavioural and cognitive neuroscience
How the brain interacts with the world
- sensation and perception
- the motor system
Higher levels of interaction
-Attention and consciousness
-social perception & cognition
Disorders of brain and behaviour
- traumatic brain injury
- neurodegenerative disorders
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire (Short): MCQ and short answer questions worth 30%||Week 4||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Group Project: In small groups, students will engage in a clinical neuropsychology case study reviews.
Evidence of engagement in the tasks and group contribution will be evaluated.
|Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire (Short): Online MCQ and short answer question||Week 11||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Online automated feedback
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Feedback for the online MCQ's in week 4 and 11 will be automated. Students will receive feedback in Brightspace with respect to what questions they did not answer correctly. The group case study assessment is a peer review activity where students will reflect on your own contributions (self - assessment) and your team members.
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12||Mon 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12||Wed 13:00 - 13:50|