Tutorial Videos

The Tutorial videos are video recordings of lectures that took place in 2015.  In the videos, Dr Sharon Truter tries to simplify neuropsychological information and concepts to aid the learning of neuropsychology, for psychologists interested in the field.   Each video is approximately 45 minutes long and is freely available to paying subscribers of NeuropsychologySA.

Please note that the following books are recommended for the further learning of neuropsychology:

Strongly Recommended Books:

  • Kolb, B., & Whishaw, I. Q. Fundamentals of human neuropsychology (7th ed.). New York: Worth.
  • Lezak, M. D., Howieson, D., Bigler, E.D., & Loring, D. W. (2012). Neuropsychological assessment (5th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Strauss, E.S., Sherman, E.M., & Spreen, O. (2006). A Compendium of Neuropsychological Tests: Administration, Norms, and Commentary. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Baron, I.S. (2018). Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Child: Domains, Methods and Case Studies (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Other Recommended Books:

  • Lindsay, K.W. (2002 or more recent edition if available). Neurology and Neurosurgery Illustrated.  Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 
  • Kalisky, S. (2006). Psychological Assessment in South Africa.  Cape Town: Oxford University Press.
  • Anderson, V, Northam, E. & Wrennall, J. (2018).  Developmental Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach. London: Routledge.

Please direct any questions about the tutorials to sharon@neuropsychologysa.co.za.


Access the Tutorials:

Tutorial 1: The Skull, Meninges and Blood Supply

Tutorial 2: The Cortex and Subcortical Structures

Tutorial 3: Brain Cells, the Developing Brain and the Brain in Toxic Conditions

Tutorial 4: TBI, Imaging, Electrical Activity of the Brain, Sleep and Sleep Pathology

Tutorial 5: Functional Systems of the Brain

Tutorial 6: Language, Visuospatial Abilities, Emotional and Social Ability and Rehabilitation

Tutorial 7: Left vs. Right Hemisphere, male vs. Female Brains, Neuropsychological Assessment and Court Work