Neuropsychology of Brain InjurySemester Course

Neuropsychology of Brain Injury, Elective Course at DIS Copenhagen
Major Discipline(s)
Neuroscience, Psychology
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

Acquired brain injury leads to significant changes in cognition, emotion, behavior and experience of self and others. This course focuses on these changes in relation to brain systems and the psychosocial context. Key disorders such as aphasia, amnesia, and neglect are explored as regards brain-behavior relationships. Emphasis is placed on case studies to explore the complex and integrative aspects of key disorders and treatment challenges. Research perspectives are included to address key elements in rehabilitation.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Pre-Medicine / Health Science


Carla Caetano

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Senior Consultant in Research Development (2019), Program Director of Psychology and Cognitive Neurosciences Department. Ph.D. (Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience 2012-2019) Fuller Graduate School of Psychology Pasadena, CA.(1992). Post Doctorate (Adult Neuropsychology), UCLA/Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles CA. (2000-2002). Licensed Psychologist (2002, California, USA), Specialist  & Supervisor in Clinical Neuropsychology (Denmark). With DIS 1999-2000 and since 2003.