Course detail

Basics of Psychology 1 - winter

FaVU-ZPS1Acad. year: 2019/2020

The human individual and reality; mutual interaction. Psychical processes and their processing of reality. General psychology - introduction. Topics: perception, imagination, thinking, creativity, motivation, attention, memory, emotions.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Credit. 50% attendance, paper.
Classified credit: written test plus oral exam.

Prerequisites

The knowledge of the humanities at secondary-school level.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Atkinsonová R. L.a kol.: Psychologie. Praha, Victoria Publishing 1996
Hartl P., Hartlová H.: Psychologický slovník. Praha, Portál 2002
Kulka J.: Psychologie umění. Praha, SPN 1991
Nakonečný M.: Lexikon psychologie. Praha, Vodnář 1995

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations .

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Classified credit. Written test and oral exam.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction - elementary problematics of psychology and the subject of psychological sciences.
Terminology: psychics, stimulation, behavior, feeling, organism and its structure, general psychology, ontogenetic psychology, social psychology, personality psychology, psychology of art, patopsychology...

2. General psychology - perception
terminology: the perception process/the senses

3. General psychology - imagination, memory

terminology: dreams - latent and manifest content/hallucinations/types of memory - afterimage, short/long-term memory, engram, forgetting process

General psychology - learning, thinking

Terminology: conditionality - negative/positive enhancement/learning products - skills, experience, knowledge, social reaction/social learning/cognitive and humanistic theories of learning/thinking operations, abstraction processes, comparisons, analysis, synthesys, concretization, deduction, induction - mind forms / notion, judgment, statement, theory, hypothesis, lwa/language, logics, semanctics and interpretation, semantic triangle

5. General psychology - intelligence, creativity, attention
Terminology: IQ/convergent and divergent problem solution/creativity - fluency, flexibility, originality, elaboration, sensitivity, redefinition, creative personality/attention / arousal

6. general psychology - motivation, emotion
terminology: instinct, drive, need, stance/will/frustration, stress, deprivation/level and aspiraion/basic emotions/reactions, states - moods, relationship - passion/afect/phobias/higher emotions

Aims

Students will acquire basic psychological terminology and will be able to describe psychical function of a human individual. They will learn the general teories regarding psychological aspects of the determination of the human individual. Students will also learn about various psycho-hygienic techniques, energetization and activation practices of psycho-somatic manipulation.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance is mandatory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Seminar

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning

eLearning: opened course