PSY 518 Cognitive Neuroscience (Graduate)

This course focuses on the neurological basis of behavior including neuroanatomy, synaptic transmission, and basic sensory and motor processes, framed within a cognitive theoretical approach investigating memory, language, and other higher cognitive functions.

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to demonstrate an understanding in Neuropsychological processing,  neuroanatomical terminology,  basic neuroanatomical structure of the brain and associated functioning/deficits, cellular mechanisms and neuronal development, investigational/research techniques in cognitive neuropsychology, neuropsychological disorders and associated deficits commonly seen in clinical practice, and neurological underpinnings of cognitive processes. 



Sequential Offerings:
PSY 506 Social Psychology (Summer II 2020)
PSY 518 Cognitive Neuroscience (Spring 2021)
PSY 515 Abnormal Psychology (Summer I 2021)


University of Saint Francis

Instructor: Kenneth H. Nashkoff, Ph.D.

Credit Hours: 3

Date: 01/13/2021 – 04/30/2021

Location: Online

Teacher Level: Grades 9-12