Only open to students that are admitted to the Minor Brain and Cognition and that have completed the first part of the minor.
Day 1: Lectures giving an overview of the spectrum of disorders involving emotion and cognition, their aetiology and epidemiology, diagnostic approaches and current therapeutic options.
Dag 2/3: Vascular Dementia (or other relevant neurological topic)
Dag 3/4: Alzheimer
Dag 4/5: Depression
Dag 5/6: Anxiety
Dag 7: Colloquium: Each group of students prepares an in-depth presentation on a topic from the course (selected from a list). The presentations should integrate approaches from Clinical Medicine, Psychology/Social sciences and Neuroscience.
Obtain basic knowledge on the spectrum of brain diseases affecting cognition and emotion.
Obtain basic insight in the aetiology, epidemiology, diagnostics and treatments of some specific brain diseases.
Obtain insight in (upcoming) research approaches relevant for these disorders
Mode of instruction
Lectures and tutorials
Colloquium (by students)
The schedule below has been made in August 2016 and is subject to change. Always check your uSis course overview and double check with your course coordinator if below times and locations have not been changed.
Expected schedule in 2017 (subject to change):
Courses in week 39, 40, 41
Below is the schedule from 2016:
|26 Sept 2016||09.30-13.00||LUMC CZ-3|
|27 Sept 2016||11.00-14.30||LUMC CZ-1|
|28 Sept 2016||14.00-16.00||LUMC CZ-3|
|29 Sept 2016||10.30-12.30||LUMC CZ-3|
|30 Sept 2016||09.30-11.30||LUMC CZ-3|
|4 Oct 2016||09.30-13.00||LUMC CZ-3|
|5 Oct 2016||08.30-17.30||LUMC CZ-3|
|7 Oct 2016||09.00-12.00||USC | exam|
|19 Dec 2016||10.30-13.30||LUMC V3-36 | resit exam|
Working group assignments for which three pairs of students (preferably a combinations of students from different scientific backgrounds) each perform a sub assignment. The whole working group will meet to discuss and integrate the various sub assignments and integrate these into a presentation. Presentations will be judged on content by teachers and other students during a mini symposium. Assessment is on team level.
Will be made available on Blackboard.
For questions about enrolment, please contact the coordinator of the minor in Brain and Cognition
For questions about the course, please contact the course coordinators via the Secretariat Psychiatry: