|Credit points||6.0 KP|
|Institute directory||Department of Psychology|
|Applicability of the module||
Debener, Stefan (Module responsibility)
Debener, Stefan (Authorized examiners)
Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology.
|Skills to be acquired in this module||
Goals of module:
Students will learn to understand changes in thinking and behaviour that may arise from brain
dysfunctions (part 1, 3), acquire specific knowledge on cognitive rehabilitation (part 2), and learn
to understand, communicate and evaluate progress in clinical practice and experimental
research in neuropsychology (part 3).
++ neuropsychological / neurophysiological knowledge
+ interdisciplinary kowledge & thinking
++ experimental methods
+ data presentation & discussion
++ scientific literature
+ critical & analytical thinking
+ scientific communication skills
Part 1: Introduction to Clinical Neuropsychology (lecture): winter
Cortical lobes (anatomy, functions, lesion symptoms, neuropsychological tests)
Higher functions (learning & memory, language, emotion, spatial behavior attention)
Plasticity and disorders (development, learning and reading disabilities, recovery)
Part 2: Cognitive Neurorehabilitation (seminar): summer
Behavioural and neuropsychological approaches
neurofeedback in neurorehabilitation and ADHD
effects of physical activity on cognition
Part 3: Topics in Clinical Neuropsychology (seminar; taught partly in German): winter
Choose either part 2 or part 3!
|Language of instruction||English|
|Duration (semesters)||1-2 Semester|
|Module frequency||The module will start every winter term.|
|Module capacity||30 (
Part 3 is not restricted.)
Part 1 (lecture) is mandatory. Choose either part 2 or part 3 (seminars).
Note: The lecture of part 3 is given in German with accompanying English materials. Students who cannot follow a lecture in German are given priority in part 2.
|Modullevel / module level||MM (Mastermodul / Master module)|
|Modulart / typ of module||Wahlpflicht / Elective|
|Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method||Part 1: lecture; Part 2: seminar; Part 3: seminar|
|Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge|
|Course type||Comment||SWS||Frequency||Workload of compulsory attendance|
|Seminar||2||SuSe or WiSe||28|
|Total time of attendance for the module||56 h|
|Examination||Time of examination||Type of examination|
|Final exam of module||
exam period at the end of winter term
The module will be tested with a written exam of 2 h duration.
Required active participation for gaining credits:
presentation participation in discussions on other presentations
attendance of at least 70% in the seminars (use attendance sheet that will be handed out in the beginning of the term).