Psychobiology, neurosciences and educational contexts (2016/2017)

Course code
4S003379
Name of lecturer
Valentina Moro
Coordinator
Valentina Moro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PSI/02 - PSYCHOBIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni), Sem. IB

Lesson timetable

Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni)
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.6  
Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.4  
Sem. IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi B from Nov 21, 2016  to Nov 21, 2016
Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi B from Nov 24, 2016  to Nov 24, 2016

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge about the biological networks underlying human behaviour, learning processes and educational activities. In addition, fundamental concepts of neurosciences and their integration with educational activities will be discussed.

Syllabus

Introduction to Psychobiology
The biological basis of behaviour: from neurons to neuronal networks
Cerebral plasticity and education
Memory and learning
Neurosciences and education
The social brain

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Matelli Umiltà Il cervello Il mulino 2007 978-88-15-11943-8
Moro V. Filippi B La plasticità cerebrale SEID 2010 978-88-89473-12-2
Della Sla S (a cura di) Le neuroscienze a scuola Giunti 2016 978-88-09-78855-8
Gazzaniga, Ivry, Mangun Neuroscienze Cognitive (Edizione 2) Zanichelli 2015
Purves D, et al. Neuroscienze Cognitive (Edizione 2) Zanichelli 2015

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017