Study programme 2020-2021Français
Cognitive psychology
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-B2-BAGENE-010-CCompulsory UELEFEBVRE LaurentP325 - Psychologie cognitive et Neuropsychologie
  • LEFEBVRE Laurent
  • RINALDI Romina

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français30000044.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
P-SPCN-002Cognitive Psychology300000Q2100.00%
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 explain the concepts, principles and models of fundamental theoretical trends in psychology and educational sciences and their applications
    • Identify and describe the biological and socio-cultural foundations of human behaviour
    • Identify and describe the specific characteristics of psychology and educational sciences and their relationship to other contributory disciplines
    • Explain and give examples of human functioning, including in its atypical and pathological dimensions
    • Describe the principles of methodological approaches (objectives, methods, techniques and tools) to understand and explain the functioning of individuals, groups and organisations
  • Grow personally and professionally
    • Name the separate branches of psychology and educational sciences
    • Identify the different stakeholders involved in the practice of psychology and educational sciences
    • Direct their choice of modules within their degree programme in order to develop a career plan in line with the realities in the field and their profile (aspirations, strengths, weaknesses, etc.)
    • Develop their scientific curiosity and open-mindedness

Learning Outcomes of UE

At the end of the instruction, the students will be able to : - understand the specificities of the cognitive psychology field ; - dissociate different theoretical frameworks which relate to this field ; - perceive the mechanisms of some cognitive functions (number, language, reading, problem solving or reasoning) ; - understand how knowledges can be represented at a theoretical level ; - link cognitive functions and their cerebral localizations

Content of UE

Cognitive sciences, Gestalt Theory, Cognitivism, Connexionism, Knowledge, Language, Reading, Number, Reasoning, Neuroimagery

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Written Examination (100%)

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Written Examination (100%)

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
P-SPCN-002Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
P-SPCN-002Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
P-SPCN-002Lemaire, P. (2005). Psychologie Cognitive. Bruxelles : De Boeck Université.

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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