2023-2024 / PSYC1093-1

The Cognitive Psychology of Ageing


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Christine Bastin, Fabienne Collette


Fabienne Collette

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

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

Acquisition of knowledge in the domain of cognitive functioning during normal aging

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic knowledges in cognitive and language psychology.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods


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

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

30H, 2 hours per week of ex-cathedra (7 weeks).

The remaining 15 hours will consist of a written assignment to be handed in by the student before the exam

Recommended or required readings

The slides of each lesson as well as scientific publication about the topics are available for the students

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Written work / report

Additional information:

Written evaluation. The procedures of examination for ERASMUS student are similar to the ones for ULiege students.

Access to the written examination is conditional on the submission of the written work by the due date (to be indicated during the first course).

The final mark will include the mark of the written examination and the mark of the report to be submitted.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

The content and modalities of the written work will be explained in the first class session.


Fabienne COLLETTE; f.collette@uliege.be; +3243662274

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