FORENSIC NEUROSCIENCE

Second cycle degree in COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: ANDREA ZANGROSSI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 2


Syllabus
Prerequisites: In order to properly deal with the course, basic knowledge of neuropsychology, psychopathology and psychiatry (acquired during Bachelor’s degree courses) is required.
Examination methods: The exam includes a written multiple-choice test and an oral examination.
The oral examination is mandatory after a positive evaluation of the written test.
Course unit contents: - Law principles for forensic psychologists
- Some fields of application of forensic psychology and neuroscience (with real examples):
• Biological or Mental impairment
• Evaluation of "mens rea"
• Malingering
• Competence to stand trial
• Witness testimony