PSY2206 - Cognition, emotion and language

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Course content

The course provides in-depth analyses of scientific knowledge (classical and recent, theoretical and empirical) about the relations between cognition, emotion and language from the perspectives of psychological and developmental sciences. A large range of cognitive, emotional and language phenomena (typical and abnormal) as well as scientific theories and methods will be examined.

Learning outcome

Knowledge
You should have:

  • In-depth knowledge about cognition, emotion, language and their relations from the perspectives of psychological and developmental sciences.
  • In-depth knowledge about various scientific methods used to research cognition, emotion, language and their relations.


Skills
You should be able:

  • To conduct and report an advanced theoretical research on the relation between cognition, emotion and language within the fields of psychological and developmental sciences.


General competence
You should be able:

  • To analyse the validity and ethics of scientific research.
  • To communicate the results of scientific research.
  • To think critically and reflectively.

Admission

If there are more applicants than available places, the students
that has this course as an obligatory course in their education plan will be preferred. Read more here (only in Norwegian)

Prerequisites

Recommended previous knowledge

Prior knowledge in cognitive, affective and/or language sciences as well as in developmental psychology would be an advantage.

Teaching

Teaching is given through lectures and Group sessions. Students are expected to be active in both (e.g. personal response system and self-assessment will be used).

Examination

Individual semester essay. Compulsory requirements about the form and the content of the essay will be provided at the beginning of the course and posted on Fronter.

Use of sources and citation

You should familiarize yourself with the rules that apply to the use of sources and citations. If you violate the rules, you may be suspected of cheating/attempted cheating.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

It is recommended to request an explanation of your grade before you decide to appeal.

Appeal

Explanation

The deadline to request an explanation is one week after the grade is published. For oral and practical examinations, the deadline is immediately after you have received your grade.

The explanation should normally be given within two weeks after you have asked for it. The examiner decides whether the explanation is to be given in writing or verbally.

You can ask for an explanation of your grade in this course.

Resit an examination

If you are sick or have another valid reason for not attending the regular exam, we offer a postponed exam later in the same semester.

See also our information about resitting an exam.

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Bachelor

Teaching

Every autumn

Examination

Every autumn

Teaching language

English

Contact

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