PSYPRO4412 - Applied and Clinical Cognitive Psychology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The course is based on applied and clinical use of knowledge obtained through the courses Cognitive Psychology 1 and 2. The theoretical part covers cognitive models of psychosis, autism, impulsivity, extinction and exposure treatment, and memory errors. Which applied training can be offered depends on who is available in any given semester. This may cover extinction treatment for phobias, neurofeedback, or metacognitive training for psychosis.

Learning outcome


  • The student has knowledge of a cognitive approach to mental health called computational psychiatry.
  • The student has knowledge of how memories change, including through reconsolidation and extinction


  • The student has skills about using cognitively based interventions.

General competence:

  • The student has competence in how to apply knowledge of human cognition in clinical settings.

Learning methods and activities

Exercises, lectures, seminar and group work. Tutorials.Some lectures will be in English.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Previously approved mandatory assignments are approved for repeat of exam.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Clinical Psychology Programme (CPSY)
Clinical Psychology Programme, 6 years (CPSY6)

Required previous knowledge

PSYPRO4112 Cognitive Psychology I or the equivalent.

Course materials

See reading list.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSYPRO4010 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
PSYPRO4417 7.5 AUTUMN 2014
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2022-12-20 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL271 Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL122 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL310 lilla sone Sluppenvegen 14 51
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D 2023-06-03 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL111 brun sone Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL274 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL120 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 1
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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