Dynamic Psychology (2009/2010)

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Course code
4S00807
Name of lecturer
Valentina Moro
Coordinator
Valentina Moro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-PSI/07 - DYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 2B dal Apr 19, 2010 al Jun 6, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Sem. 2B
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.6  
Thursday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.6  

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the study of emotions and feelings, their regulation and control and to some emotional diseases, caused by the maladaptive modulation of affects. The role of affects in intersubjectivity will be explored, from both psychological and neuroscientific points of view.
Students will be taught to read, interpret and integrate results from research with the aim of using these abilities in practical work.

Syllabus

Topics:
• Affects, feelings and emotions
• Emotions and body
• Regulation and control of emotions
• Motor imitation
• Empathy construct
• From contagion to empathy
• The biological basis of empathy.

Exam texts:
Meneghini A.M. “Sentire e condividere: basi biologiche dell’empatia” SEID in press.
Bonino S., Lo Coco A, Tani F. “Empatia: i processi di condivisione delle emozioni”, Giunti 1998.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with open questions.