2023-2024 / PSYC5870-1

Psychology of cognition and language - part 2


40h Th

Number of credits

 Master in linguistics (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3 crédits 
 Bachelor in psychology and education : general3 crédits 
 Master in education (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Christel Devue, Martine Poncelet


Christel Devue

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Subjects (partim II)

1. Memory systems

2. Memory processes: Encoding, retrieval and consolidation

3. Memory errors

4. Problem solving

5. Judgments

6. Decision making

7. Reasoning

8. Spoken word recognition

9. Visual word recognition

10. Language comprehension

11. Language production

12. Writing

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Introduce the student to main concepts as well as to diverse domains within psychology of cognition and language

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Theoretical basis of psychological sciences (PSYC5866-1)
Psychology of cognition and language Partim 1 (PSYC5868-1)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

"Ex-cathedra" teaching

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

Face-to-face course

Additional information:


Recommended or required readings

Course slides or pdf files on eCampus.

Papers and book chapters on eCampus, to complete course dias.

Required reading : Field, J. (2005). Language and the Mind. NY: Routledge.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

Additional information:

Written examination in MCQ format.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

second quadrimester

An exam correction session will take place on the 1st Monday following the deliberation (first and second exam session).




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