Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 version of the course specifications
The Cognitive Psychology of Ageing
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3
Master in psychology : general (120 ECTS)3
Lecturer :
Hedwige Dehon
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
Learning unit 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 learning unit :
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.
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 :