Introduction to Ageing, the Brain and Dementia
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- 24 Feb 2020
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On successful completion of this unit, you should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of age-related changes, their impact on cognitive and physical function, and the differences between typical and atypical brain function.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of the dementias.
- Demonstrate a capacity to evaluate and apply information from academic resources, using appropriate academic writing skills and conventions.
- The brain
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This introductory subject will explore the concepts of physical and mental health and wellbeing in adulthood and during the ageing process. The basic concepts of understanding the biology of the brain and dementia will be introduced.
- Online quizzes x 3 (30%)
- Discussion board (20%)
- Essay plan (10%)
- Essay (40%)
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