2017-2018 / PSYC1093-1

The Cognitive Psychology of Ageing


30h Th

Number of credits

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


Hedwige Dehon

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester

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

Presentation of changes in cognitive functioning during normal aging

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Practical work will be defined in the begining of the course. This work is obligatory and will refer to one of the topics developped in the course.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

30H, 2h per week

Recommended or required readings

An general, the slides of each lesson as well as scientific publication about the topics are available for the students

Assessment methods and criteria

Written evaluation

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks