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  • Provider FutureLearn
  • Subject Disease & Disorders
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 3 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 3 weeks long

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Overview

Understand Parkinson’s Disease

This online course is aimed at anyone who wants to find out the fundamentals of Parkinson’s disease. We will look at how Parkinson’s disease affects people; what causes it; what we can do to try to ameliorate the symptoms of Parkinson’s; and what we don’t yet know about it.

The course is aimed at anyone who wants to find out the fundamentals of Parkinson’s disease.

You will need to have a basic knowledge of what the brain is made of, how these component cellular parts are organised and the principles of how these cells function normally. It will be suitable if you have taken the Good Brain, Bad Brain: Basics course or who studied neuroscience in the early years of an undergraduate degree.

Taught by

Alison Cooper

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Reviews for FutureLearn's Good Brain, Bad Brain: Parkinson's Disease
3.6 Based on 7 reviews

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Shari L
5.0 4 years ago
Shari completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
I finished this course and did very well with it. I probably spent 4 hrs. on it max. I thought the way it was taught was very easily understood. Thank You!
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