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Study programmes 2013-2014Last update : 16/04/2014
Version 2012-2013
PSYC1093-1  The Cognitive Psychology of Ageing

Duration :  30h Th
Number of credits :  
Master in Psychological Sciences, in-depth approach, 1st year3
Master in Psychological Sciences, in-depth approach, 2nd year3
Master in Psychology, professional focus in social, work and organizations psychology, 1st year3
Master in Psychology, professional focus in social, work and organizations psychology, 2nd year3
Master in Speech and Language Therapy, Professional Focus in Spoken Language and Speech Handicaps, 1st year3
Master in Speech and Language Therapy, Professional Focus in Orthodontia-Voice, 1st year3
Master in Psychology, Professional Focus in Cognitive and Behavioural Neurosciences, 1st year3
Master in Psychology, Professional Focus in Cognitive and Behavioural Neurosciences, 2nd year3
Master en sciences psychologiques, à finalité spécialisée en psychologie clinique, 1st year3
Master en sciences psychologiques, à finalité spécialisée en psychologie clinique, 2nd year3
Master in Speech and Language Therapy, Professional Focus in Neuropsychology of Language and Verbal Learning Disorders, 1st year3
Master in Speech and Language Therapy, Professional Focus in Deafness, 1st year3
Master en logopédie, à finalité spécialisée en voix, 1st year3
Lecturer :  Hedwige Dehon
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Course contents :  
Introduction to theories of cognitive aging. Illustration of changes du to aging in the domains of memory, langage, attention,... Critical approach of cognitive rehabilitation in normal aging.
Learning outcomes of the course :  
Presentation of changes in cognitive functioning during normal aging
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
Practical work will be defined in the begining of the course. This work is obligatory and will refer to one of the topics developped in the course. This year, the specific topic will concern the influence of sport and physical abilities on the aging memory.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
30H, 2h per week
Recommended or required readings :  
An general, the slides of each lesson as well as scientific publication about the topics are available for the students
Assessment methods and criteria :  
Written evaluation
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
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