Upon successful completion of the course students: will comprehend the neural development (changes in the brain’s structure and activity as a result of development) as the basis of functional development 2. will be familiar with specific neurodevelopmental syndromes and their neuropsychological profile.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Neural characteristics of development. Development of functionς. Structural brain development.Effect of environment on brain development. Development of functional asymmetry. Vulnerability and Plasticity of the Developing Brain. Child and Adult Brain: Structural and Functional Differences II. Developmental disorders III. Neuropsychology of developmental disorders
neural development, neurodevelopmental disorders, syndromes, neuropsychology