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Psychology I.

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Course Unit Code711-0501/25
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
PAL04Mgr. Libuše Páleníčková, Ph.D.
MAT17Mgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.
SCH0130Mgr. Martina Schneiderová, Ph.D.
TAUGHT ONLY IN CZECH To explore the full range of psychology, from cell to
society. To foster scientific attitudes and help our students learn to think
critically by examining the ways thet psychologists have solved, or failed to
solve fascinating puzzles of behavior and processes.We have incorporated
frequent references to pract.application of psychol. research to practice.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
- Adoption of basic koncept of psychology
- Illuminate the meaning psyche and mental life to concrete activities
-Utilize psychological nomenclature and knowledge to self - evalution and understanding other people
- Characterization the risk situation and wayes of coping strategy hard life situations
Course Contents
1. Development of psychology, psychology directions.
2. Characteristics of psychology discipline.
3. Methods of psychology.
4. Determination of human psyche.
5. Reception and attention.
6. Memory. Disorders of memory.
7. Human thought process and imagination.
8. Learning. Types of learning. Effective learning.
9. Emotion. Affektives disorders.
10. Volition and human behavior.
11. Personality, development of personality. Structure of personality.
12. Typology of personality.
13. Motivation and theory of motivation.
14. Load, conflicts, frustration, stres.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
CUMMINS, Denise D.: The Other Side of Psychology. St. Martin's Press, New York 1995
KERN Hans. a kol. : Přehled psychologie. Portál, s.r.o. Praha 1999. 287 s. ISBN 80-7367-121-2.
PLHÁKOVÁ, Alena. : Učebnice obecné psychologie. Akademia Praha 2005. 472 s. ISBN 80-200-1387-3.
ATKINSONOVÁ, Rita L. a kol. : Psychologie. Portál s.r.o., Praha 2002. 751 s. ISBN 80-7178-640-3.
CUMMINS, Denise D.: The Other Side of Psychology. St. Martin's Press, New York 1995
Recommended Reading:
ATKINSON AND HILGARD'S, Introduction to Psychology, Publisher Andrew Ashwin, 2014, 722 p., ISBN 978-1-4080-8902-6
DRAPELA, V.,J. A reviev of personality theories. Charles C Thomas Publisher, Illionis 1995
Hill, G. (2004). Moderní psychologie. Praha: Portál
Říčan, P. (2007). Psychologie osobnosti. Praha: Grada Publishing a.s.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Other activities
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluationCredit85 85