HSP484 Psychology

Code HSP484
Name Psychology
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Social Science
Academic staff Airisa Šteinberga
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Lecture course looks at fundamental definitions of psychology. It explains the preconditions for psychology existing as science as well as psychologies main modes. The course core is made of psychic processes. Human psychological mechanisms ar looked at in sel-research. Temperament is looked at as one of mechanims for regulating human behaviour. The course analyses a little bit personality quality and relationship questions. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
After the end of the course students know definitions of general psychology, know to use them in speech. They are able to create development plan of personality. They can diagnose psychological problems in professional field.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Psychology as science, its research subject, research methods and relevance to other sciences. - Definition map
Consciousness of sensuality: feelings as psychological phenomena, interaction of senses and perception. - Tasks and result analysis.
Attention: qualities, characterization, connection to other psychic processes. - Understanding of definitions in text.
Characterization of memory qualities and processes, memory training. - Tests, result analysis
Thinking process, thinking and awareness. - Using and identifying thinking operations while solving tasks
Emotions and feelings, their characterization. Emotional intelligence. - Definition net.
Properties and development of will, psychological explanations for actions. - Situation analysis.
Verbal and non-verbal communication. - Test, result analysis
Final examination - Test
Course prerequisites not necessary

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