Advances in cognitive neuroscience

lpsys2927  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Advances in cognitive neuroscience
4.00 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
The topics are chosen around the research expertise of the teachers and put the emphasis on the techniques and recent neuroscientific data which allow a better understanding of the link between the mind or behavior and the brain.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this teaching unit, the student will be able to:
- Analyze a behavior of an individual or a group by making links between functional processes (cognitive, affective and/or social processes) and the underlying neural processes (A1 and A2).
- Understand the contribution and limits of different neuroscientific methods to develop neuroscientific models (E1)
- Critically evaluate data from the neuroscientific literature (E2).
In addition, the written coursework will allow reinforcing the ability to communicate critical thinking on a neuroscientific topic (C1 and C2).
Finally, self-learning opportunities will allow the student to assess and increase his/her professionalism and competences (F1 and F2).
The specific content is chosen in accordance with the teachers' research expertise.
Other information
This course is delivered by a team of teachers who are research active in cognitive neuroscience.
Online resources
Course slides and other materials on Moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Psychology