Study programme 2020-2021Français
Neurophysiology and Neuroanatomy
Programme component of Bachelor's in Psychology and Education: General (Charleroi (Hor. décalé)) à la Faculty of Psychology and Education

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UP-B1-BAGENE-009-CCompulsory UECOLOMAR AuroreM119 - Neurosciences
  • COLOMAR Aurore

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français30000044.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
P-SPCN-124Neurophysiology and Neuroanatomy300000Q1100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the theoretical and methodological fundamentals in psychology and educational sciences to analyse a situation involving these disciplines
    • Identify and describe the biological and socio-cultural foundations of human behaviour
    • Explain and give examples of human functioning, including in its atypical and pathological dimensions
  • Provide clear, accurate, and reasoned information
    • Provide information (both orally and in writing) regarding the fields of psychology and educational sciences in an intelligible manner, with a good command of the language communication techniques.
  • Grow personally and professionally
    • Develop their scientific curiosity and open-mindedness
    • Understand the various means available for documentation, to promote self-learning and lifelong learning
  • Understand the fundamentals related to the scientific approach in psychology or educational sciences
    • Identify and describe the specific characteristics of scientific processes
    • Identify and explain the main methods (including limitations) specific to the scientific process

Learning Outcomes of UE

At the end of the course, students will have basic knowledge about cellular composition of nervous system, cell physiology and anatomy of the nervous system. They will learn also scientific wordings in order to understand biological information about nervous system

Content of UE

Structure of Nervous system, Functions of nervous system
Cellular composition of nervous system: neurons, glial cells
Electrical activity of neurons
Synaptic transmission
Neuroanatomy: enteric nervous system, autonomic nervous system, somatic system, spinal cord, brain.
Brain regionalisation: nuclei, cortical area, cerebral functions
The nervous sytem: a dynamic strucure. Development, plasticity, aging. Components tha influence development and nervous physiology
The course is given in French, if possible face to face.

Prior Experience

Sans objet

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Written examination
  • eTest

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

questions with multiple choices, open questions, drawings possible

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination
  • eTest

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Idem Q1

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • Written examination
  • eTest

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Idem Q1

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
P-SPCN-124Powerpoint presentation and videos on Moodle
Neurosciences : Purves et al.  Ed De Boeck (6ème édition)
Psychobiologie: Breedlove et al. Ed De Boeck (6ème édition)

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
P-SPCN-124Sans objet

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
P-SPCN-124Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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