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School of Psychology
NEUROSCIENCE AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION
Course unit
NEUROPSYCHOLOGY OF AGING
PSN1032217, A.A. 2015/16

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
NEUROSCIENCE AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION (Ord. 2015)
PS1091, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2015/16
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination NEUROPSYCHOLOGY OF AGING
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolapsicologia/course/view.php?idnumber=2015-PS1091-000ZZ-2015-PSN1032217-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge PATRIZIA BISIACCHI M-PSI/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/02 Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/03/2016
End of activities 01/06/2016
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 2018-1 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 CONA GIORGIA (Presidente)
BISIACCHI PATRIZIA (Membro Effettivo)
BONATO MARIO (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017-1 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 CONA GIORGIA (Presidente)
BISIACCHI PATRIZIA (Membro Effettivo)
BONATO MARIO (Membro Effettivo)
4 2017 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 BISIACCHI PATRIZIA (Presidente)
CONA GIORGIA (Membro Effettivo)
SARLO MICHELA (Membro Effettivo)
3 2016 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 BISIACCHI PATRIZIA (Presidente)
CONA GIORGIA (Membro Effettivo)
SARLO MICHELA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledge of human neuroanatomy, physiology and neuroimage tecniques
Target skills and knowledge: The goal is to give updated information on recent developments of research and intervention on normal and pathological aging and development
Examination methods: Written, multiple choice
Assessment criteria: The cut off is 50% of correcy answers
Course unit contents: Neural basis of aging;
Neuroimaging of healthy cognitive aging;
Genetics of cognitive aging; Mild cognitive impairment;
The neuropsychology of pathological aging;
Brain reserve hypothesis; Cognitive reserve hypothesis
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Pratical example on testing material and single cases discussion.
Laboratories on EEG recording
Additional notes about suggested reading: Hedden T. and Gabrieli J.D. E. ( 2004) INSIGHTS INTO THE AGEING MIND: A VIEW FROM COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE. NATURE REVIEWS NEUROSCIENCE, 87-97
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Craik F.I., Salthouse, TA, Handbook of aging and cognition. New York: Psychology Press, 2008. cap 1 2 3 4 7 Cerca nel catalogo