PSYPRO4412 - Applied and Clinical Cognitive Psychology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 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

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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 01.09.2011
PSYPRO4417 7.5 01.09.2014
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

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: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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