september, 2022

2022mon19sep(sep 19)6:00 pmmon28nov(nov 28)7:30 pmThe Brain and Neuropsychology£105 (£63 concession) Learn about the complexities of the brain in this weekly informative sessionParkside Community CollegeDay:Monday length of course: 10 weeks


September 19 (Monday) 6:00 pm - November 28 (Monday) 7:30 pm


Parkside Community College

Parkside, Cambridge, CB1 1EH

length of course

10 weeks


Course details

Brief Description:

Psychology is the study of the mind and human behaviour. This course explores the richness of human functions and uncovers the secrets behind the brain, revealing its complexities and answering questions about how and why we behave, how do perceive, and how our thoughts influence behaviours? How do we eat, drink, sleep and exercise our way to a better brain and life? How the emerging science of neuropsychology can help us to better navigate our complex daily lives and make decisions that will enable productivity at work, forge better relationships with family and friends and make decisions in favour of true growth, and happiness.

This course is appropriate for gaining understanding of psychology and neuroscience in preparation for more specialized courses in neuropsychology and mindfulness.
It is a fascinating journey, and we encourage all who are interested in the science of mind and behaviour to begin their studies here.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?


Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of different brain structures and their function in humans
  • Demonstrate understanding of how physical characteristics affect the mind and behaviour
  • Demonstrate and understanding of how we can aid our brain in recovery from physical and mental illness
  • Identify how knowledge learned on the course could be used in future career / personal progression.

Extra costs on the course for example textbook, materials or equipment:

No extra costs are incurred. However, if you are serious about studying Psychology thoroughly, we recommend the following text:
The Psychology of Mind and Behaviour. Richard Gross (2010) ISBN 10: 144410831X
This text will greatly enhance your learning experience. (Do not purchase until your course is confirmed)

For the first session you will need to bring:

A pen, pencil, notebook and an open mind

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Preparation for more specialized courses in neuropsychology, health sciences, CBT and mindfulness.

Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sunday’s, you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more


£105 (£63 concession) Please contact the office on 01223 712340 to pay by card


Venrease SturlongYour tutor is an experienced and expert psychology teacher, tutor, examiner and coach benefitting from a MSc. In Psychology & Neuroscience of Mental Health and a BSc. In Psychology & Social Policy and Administration. He has a passion for psychology and the desire to help others use this fascinating discipline to bring about meaningful and lasting changes to their lives.


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