1. Knowledge and understanding. Students will need to achieve a good understanding of the theoretical and methodological bases of the psychology of cognitive development between normality and pathology.
2. Applying knowledge and understanding. Students should be able to use the knowledge on theoretical frameworks acquired to explain trajectories normal and pathological related to early childhood and throughout the life cycle.
3. Making judgments. Students will develop critical thinking and reflection on methodological issues and the relationship between the specific theoretical positions and the recent empirical results.
4. Communication skills. Students should acquire the ability to critically discuss the concepts of normality and pathology related to cognitive development and to identify the boundaries between developmental psychology and neuropsychology of development.
5. Learning skills. Students should be able to learn the most recent theoretical approaches and the main techniques of investigation of the neuropsychology of development.