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Neurology, neuropsychology, and neurobiology of aging 11 votes lectures and discussions in this course cover the clinical, behavioral, and molecular aspects of the brain aging processes in humans. Neuropsychology is concerned with understanding the nervous system and how when things go wrong causing cognitive deficits study this course to understand the impact of mental disorders, brain damage and disease on behaviour. Neuropsychological and neurobiological ageing print reference this non-pathological ageing is accompanied by several cognitive and brain changes that are a product of the natural ageing process, one's environment, and one's ability to compensate for them. Clinical neuropsychology is a sub-field of psychology concerned with the applied science of brain-behaviour relationships clinical neuropsychologists use this knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and or rehabilitation of patients across the lifespan with neurological, medical.
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