Study Programmes 2015-2016
WARNING : 2014-2015 version of the course specifications
The Cognitive Psychology of Ageing
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Bachelier en sciences psychologiques et de l'éducation, orientation logopédie3
Bachelier en sciences psychologiques et de l'éducation, orientation logopédie3
Master in Psychology3
Master in Psychology3
Certificat d'université en psychologie clinique à orientation psychopathologie3
Lecturer :
Fabienne Collette
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
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
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
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 :
Contacts :