Number of credits
|Master in psychology (120 ECTS)||6 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
This multi-teacher class provides an introduction into the main concepts that define cognitive neurosciences, by presenting a broad panorama of the theoretical questions and the methods of this research discipline. The class privileges a multidisciplinary approach that characterizes cognitive neurosciences, and considers the interactions between brain and cognition both in healthy and brain injured populations.
The following domains will be covered:
Long-term episodic and semantic memory
Social cognition and decision taking
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
The student will get familiarized with the main topics and methodologies of cognitive neurosciences.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Cognitive psychology, cognitive neuropsychology, physiology of the nervous system
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
- Active learning via lab workshops and lab visits
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
Recommended or required readings
Postle, B. (2015). Essentials of cognitive neuroscience. Chichester, UK: Wiley Blackwell.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam + portfolio (workshops)
Lab workshops organized during 1st quadrimester