Master students specialisation Applied Cognitive Psychology
This course aims at giving insight in normal changes of information processing in aging people. These changes are studied from the point of view of aging processes in the brain. Main theories, methods and experimental findings will be presented.
perception, attention and action
working memory and control
emotions, motivation, personality
higher cognition, language, memory
pathology and healthy aging
students will master the current research literature on cognitive aging;
students will be able to reflect on and address questions on neurocognitive aging from the perspective of a researcher in the field.
Cognitive Aging (2010-2011):
Mode of instruction
Seminars (8), each consisting of 1 hour lecture and 1 hour work group
Presentation (25%), exam (50%), participation in discussions (25%)
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Information on blackboard.leidenuniv.nl
Set of articles
Introduction and enrolment for courses of the first semester will take place on 2 September 2010. Introduction and enrolment for courses of the second semester will take place on 27 January 2011. More information will be available at the website of the Institute of Psychology.
NB: Exam registration will take place via uSis, and will be open between a month and a week before the (re)exam. Students who haven’t registered, cannot participate in the exam.
Dr. G. Band