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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 *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer 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.
Summary
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:
ATKINSON, HILGARD, Introduction to Psychology, Cenage Learning 2015, ISBN-10: 8131528995
BRUCE, K., A., A History of Psychology in Western Civilization. Cambridge University Press 2014, 562 p. ISBN-10: 0521189306
LILIENFELD Scott O., LYNN Steven Jay, RUSCIO John, BEYERSTEIN Barry L.,50 great myths of popular psychology. Shatterinng Widespreat Misconceptions about Human Behavior, 2010, ISBN 978-80-242-2998-0
CUMMINS, Denise D., The Other Side of Psychology. St. Martin's Press, New York
1995
ATKINSONOVÁ, R, L. a kol., Psychologie. Portál s.r.o., Praha 2012. 880 s. ISBN 978-80-262-0083-3
KERN, H. A KOL., Přehled psychologie. Portál, s.r.o. Praha 2015. 288 s. ISBN 978-80-262-0871-6
PLHÁKOVÁ, A., Učebnice obecné psychologie. Akademia Praha 2007. 472 s. ISBN 978-80-200-1499-3
ATKINSON, HILGARD, Introduction to Psychology, Cenage Learning 2015, ISBN-10: 8131528995
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
ZIMBARDO, P. , JOHNSON, R., L., HAMILTON, V., Psychology: Core Concepts. Pearson 2012, 647 p. ISBN-10: 0205183468
KLEINMAN, P., Psych 101: Psychology Facts, Basics, Statistics, Tests, and More! Adams Media 2012, 288 p. ISBN-10: 1440543909
ŘÍČAN, P., Psychologie osobnosti. Grada Publishing a.s., Praha 2010, 195 s. ISBN 978-80-247-3133-9
PLHÁKOVÁ, A., Dějiny psychologie. Grada Publishing a.s., Praha 2006, 328 s. ISBN: 978-80-247-0871-3
ZIMBARDO, P., COULOMBOVÁ, N., Odpojený muž. Grada Publishing a.s., Praha 2017, 280 s. ISBN: 978-80-247-5797-1
ATKINSON AND HILGARD'S, Introduction to Psychology, Publisher Andrew Ashwin, 2014, 722 p., ISBN 978-1-4080-8902-6
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