Introduction to psychology

Course Code :1101TEWVSG
Study domain:Psychology and psychiatry
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Carolyn Declerck
Annelies Haaren

3. Course contents *

The unit of analysis is the individual.  Topics that are covered include: neurosciences, consciousness, learning, cognition, emotion, personality, and social psychology.
Occasionally, class exercises or short experiments are conducted to illustrate certain psychological processes, or to illustrate how science is done.
We elaborate on the scientific metod to build theory in Psychology.
We examine the applications of psychological research and abide by Kurt Lewin's saying that "nothing is as practical as a good theory."