NYU Steinhardt

Cognition and Everyday Life: The Science of Neurorehabilitation

  • Course Number: OT-UE 1011
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Through readings, case studies, & observations students will examine specific cognitive abilities that are crucial for everyday activities. Students will study brain functions in normal & brain-damaged populations & will learn about different cognitive rehabilitation approaches from a multidisciplinary perspective. Students will also learn about theoretical approaches designed to address cognitive & perceptual impairments such as attention, orientation, executive functions & more. Emphasis will be on cognitive problem identification: the evaluation process, & presentation of different treatment approaches in rehabilitation science. Course is appropriate for students interested in pre-health, nursing, speech pathology, education, psychology, linguistics, & neuroscience. Liberal Arts Core/CORE Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Natural Science
  • Old Course Number: E40.1011