Overview of Psychology
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Course code
PSP6001.LT
old course code
PSP6001
Course title in Estonian
Ülevaade psühholoogiast
Course title in English
Overview of Psychology
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To develop the integrated understanding about different perspectives of the field of psychology and their use in applied settings. To support the development of the understanding of a human being as a bio-socio-psychological whole decoding reality.
Brief description of the course
An introduction of different perspectives of the field of psychology. The methods of investigation in psychology: experiment, observation, interview, questionnaire, survey. Biological psychology. The structure of nervous system and functions. Perception: sensation, memory, attention. Emotions and motivation. Theories of development. Intelligence and its measurement. Learning. Theories of personality. The field of social psychology: attitudes, attribution, conformity, altruism, aggressiveness. Psychotherapy and abnormal psychology.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has an overview of the main topics of the contemporary psychology;
- acquires a comprehension of the main principles of psychological functioning and its relationship with environmental factors;
- has a knowledge of the application of psychology;
- is able to analyses him/herself and her/his surrounding on the bases of principles of the discipline of psychology.
Teacher
Dots. Kristjan kask, PhD
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