Advanced Neuroscience

OT404 (Not Liberal Arts) Advanced Neuroscience 5 hrs. 4 crs. This is an undergraduate level course for occupational therapy students in the second semester of their second year. The course presents current concepts of the relationship between brain function and perception/cognition needed for functional behavior. Focus is on visual, attention, memory and executive processes. Content is addressed through literature, cases, and include studies of lesion localization and neuroimaging for clinical understanding. Clinical applications are made using appropriate clinical assessment tools, interpreting the impact of cognitive disorder in areas on occupation. The laboratory component will include but not be limited to application of concepts and practice of treatment techniques. Preq: Department permission required. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.