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Joan Ballard

Associate Professor


Bailey 133
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Areas of Interest: Clinical Neuropsychology and Child Clinical

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  • Ph.D., Emory University
Spring 2015 Classes

PSYC 220:
Applied Behavior Analysis

    The purposes of this class are to review theory, research, and practical applications of environmental, learning, behavioral approaches; to develop skills in observing behavior, planning interventions
    , and evaluating behavior change; and to promote an empirical approach to the selection of treatment and training options. Class sessions will include lecture, group activities, and discussion. Prerequisites: PSYC 100. Offered most semesters
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PSYC 332:
Human Neuropsychology

    This course provides an introduction to the theory, methods, and practical applications of human neuropsychology. Topics will include fundamentals of brain-behavior relationships, functional neuroanat
    omy, human cortical organization, neuroimaging, neuropsychological assessment, and complex functions. Emphases are on normal functions of the central nervous system, but abnormal functions are considered as well. Prerequisites: PSYC 250 and PSYC 251 and human or general biology with lab (BIOL 103/104 or BIOL 117/116) or permission of instructor. Offered most semesters
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PSYC 352:
AdvRes-Psyc:First Impressions

    A selected-topic seminar that integrates, at an advanced level, a particular content area with its appropriate literature, research methods, and statistics. In the course of study of the selected issu
    e, students review literature, design research, collect data, analyze and interpret results, and produce both oral and written reports. Prerequisites: Enrollment is limited to Psychology majors who have completed PSYC 250, PSYC 251, and at least three 300-level Psychology courses. Selected topics may have specific prerequisites, which will be listed in the course schedule.
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