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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSN1032207, A.A. 2016/17

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
PS1091, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2016/17
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge DANIELA MAPELLI M-PSI/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/02 Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Start of activities 27/02/2017
End of activities 01/06/2017
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
8 2019 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 MAPELLI DANIELA (Presidente)
DEVITA MARIA (Membro Effettivo)
MASINA FABIO (Membro Effettivo)
MONDINI SARA (Membro Effettivo)
7 2018-1 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 MAPELLI DANIELA (Presidente)
DEVITA MARIA (Membro Effettivo)
MASINA FABIO (Membro Effettivo)
MONDINI SARA (Membro Effettivo)
6 2017-1 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 MAPELLI DANIELA (Presidente)
DEVITA MARIA (Membro Effettivo)
MONDINI SARA (Membro Effettivo)
ZANGROSSI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 MAPELLI DANIELA (Presidente)
MONDINI SARA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: To easily understand the contents of the course
the student should ideally possess notions of cognitive psycology, experimental and clinical
neuropsycology as well as the main neuropsychological assessment tools.
Target skills and knowledge: The aim of the course is to provide effective tools for Neuropsycologycal Rehabilitation of cognitive disorders after brain injury and neurodegenerative diseases.
Examination methods: The exam consists of multiple choice questions.
The students, in order to participate in the examination MUST register via UniWeb .
Course unit contents: The student will acquire knowledge about the brain plasticity and the rehabilitation of the following disorders:
• Memory,
• Visuospatial skills;
• Language;
• Apraxia;
• Calculation;
• Rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain injury and dementia;
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course consists in formal lectures. Furthermore during the course will be conducted exercises on clinical cases. Thereafter students will be required to actively take part in the course by preparing written and oral presentations on selected scientific papers
Additional notes about suggested reading: The contents explained in class will be uploaded on Moodle
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Anna Mazzucchi, La riabilitazione neuropsicologica, premesse teoriche e applicazioni cliniche. Milano: Elsevier Slr, 2012. ECCETTO I CAPITOLI: 2,4,5,8 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Valentina Moro e Barbara Filippi, La plasticità cerebrale. Firenze: SEID editori, 2010. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Iannizzi P., Bergamaschi S., Mondini S. e Mapelli, Training cognitivo per le demenze e le cerebrolesioni acquisite. Guida pratica per la riabilitazione.. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2015. Cerca nel catalogo