General psychology (p) Coordinator: Torquati Stefania (2018/2019)

Course code
4S01888
Name of lecturer
Stefania Torquati
Coordinator
Stefania Torquati
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PSI/01 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 1B dal Nov 19, 2018 al Jan 12, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This course provides an overview of the history of Scientific Psychology and of the basic psychological processes. At the end of the course the student will also be able to critically analyse strengths and limitations of the theoretical and research paradigms presented during the lessons.

Syllabus

This course provides an overview of the main contents in Psychology as Experimental Science.
First of all, the course provides a historical overview of General Psychology, describing the evolution of the most important theoretical paradigms and showing their definitions of objects and methods of Scientific Psychology.
The main investigation fields will be then examined: sensation, perception, learning, memory, motivation, thought, language, development, social psychology and personality.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
P.C. Cicogna, M. Occhionero Psicologia generale Carocci 2007 9784303847

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will consist of a written test

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