2023-2024 / LOGO1145-1

Neuropsychology of language, Part 2


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Steve Majerus, Martine Poncelet


Martine Poncelet

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This part completes part 1 by addressing the following sujects :

- Disorders of spoken word production;
- Disorders of spoken word comprehension;
- Disorders of written language (dyslexia and dysgraphia);
- Disorders of sentence processing;
- Neuroimaging and aphasia

Both acquired aphasic syndromes (as a results of a CVA, traumatic brain injury) and aphasic syndromes occurring in the context of neurodegenerative disease will be presented.

Part of the course is devoted to the assessment and treatment of word processing disorders.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To get familiarized with the main acquired language pathologies and with their interpretation in the light of models of language processing.

To get familiarized with assessment and rehabilitation techniques for word processing disorders.

To get familiarized with the use of tests to assess acquired language disorders.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

neuropsychology course

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

- Lectures

- Active learning via analysis and interpretation of case studies

- Syllabi and question base on the assessment and rehabilitation of acquired language disorders available on e-campus.

- Battery of language tests to be administered to an ordinary person over 60 years old.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

Course notes at myuliege

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Any session :

Additional information:

Written exam including a MCQ part and an open question part.


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

1st quadrimester


Martine.Poncelet@uliege.be smajerus@uliege.be

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

lecture notes