2023-2024 / PSYC0094-2

Introduction to the neuropsychological approach


15h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)2 crédits 


Laurence Rousselle

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

The course provides students with problem-based learning situations to introduce them to the neuropsychological approach. The course proposes case analyses in small groups under the supervision of clinical neuropsychologist to address the entire assessment process of an adult or child.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The course aims at introducing students to the neuropsychological evaluation process (identification of relevant elements of the application and missing information, formulation of diagnostic hypotheses, complementary examination planning, interpretation of results, proposal for a therapeutic project)

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Corequisites: "Méthodes d'évaluation et de diagnostic en neuropsychologie de l'adulte" (PSYC0096-1) and "Méthodes d'évaluation et de diagnostic en neuropsychologie de l'enfant" (PSYC5878-1).  

This class is not open to Erasmus students.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course consisted of problem-based learning sessions conducted by students under the  supervision of clinical neuropsychologists

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

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Face-to-face or remote learning (collaborate platform). 

A failure to attend the exercise sessions will result in a penalty of 2 points on the final grade as well as the completion of additional work on the topic covered in the session. 

Recommended or required readings

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

- Remote

oral exam

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

The sessions are organized according to a specific calendar communicated to the students.
This class is not open to Erasmus students.


Prof. L. Rousselle, Lecturer

Assistants :

  • Fanny Brévers: fanny.brevers@hotmail.com
  • Céline Fortin: celine.fortin@uliege.be

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