|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
The course aims to provide the fundamentals of the psychology, an empirical scientific discipline. It will cover not only the main contemporary theories but also the methods by which they were formulated and empirically tested, while highlighting the importance of this line of research for everyday life and society, and for the professional field of the students
AIMS AND CONTENT
This course aims to provide an overview of the study of human behavior as an empirical science, with a focus on communication
AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Identify basic concepts and research findings, and give examples of major integrative themes in human communication research:
- Draw appropriate, thoughtful, and objective conclusions about language behavior and mental processes from empirical evidence.
- Use acquired knowledge in everyday situations to make their professional activity more effective
Frontal lessons, group work, individual activities; presentation of empirical papers
Naive psychology and scientific psychology; historic background, research and methods; perception; attention; learning; memory; reading and comprehension; language and communication; thinking and reasoning
1. Cornoldi, C. & Tagliabue, M. (2013). Incontro con la psicologia. Il Mulino ed.
2. Legrenzi, P. & Jacomuzzi, A. (2021). Fondamenti di Psicologia generale, Il Mulino ed.
3. Additional materials provided by the Lecturer
TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD
Ricevimento: The Professor can be reached via e-mail to set an appointment, email@example.com
CATERINA ARTUSO (President)
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Written test with open questions (brief response)
It is mandatory to register for the exam through the AulaWeb student portal.
Written exam will include open questions on texts and materials introduced during the lessons
The student will have to show i) to have acquired and learnt the teaching contents; ii) use the appropriate scientific lexicon; iii) critically analyze the acquired contents
Students possessing a “DSA certification”, having disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods which, in accordance with the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods.
Students are referred to the Aulaweb platform for any updates that may become necessary during the course of the academic year (both with regard to the methods of delivery and examination).
International students are invited to contact the Lecturer for an alternative course program in English