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CODE 55993
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in ingresso
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TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course is aimed at investigating different theoretical accounts and experimental procedures typically used in the study of cognitive psychology.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide a conceptual framework of human mind. Exploring experimental paradigms and different theoretical accounts on cognitive processes. Provide a conceptual framework of human mind. Exploring experimental paradigms and different theoretical accounts on cognitive processes. At the end of the course students should be able to: - · have a basic understanding on the current literature on cognitive processes; - · have a critical understanding of empirical approaches implemented in the study of cognitive processes. .

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course students should

· have a general knowledge about the study of cognitive processes;

· be able to make a critical discussion on principal models and empirical approaches typically used in cognitive psychology.

PREREQUISITES

Knowledge of some basic accounts and theories of general psychology.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, videocast and online lectures (when available). Lecture slides, papers and other additional materials are also provided.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

All the details about the content is provided online (on aulaweb). Below is a list of the principal topics covered during the module. Fundamental accounts on cognitive psychology with a focus on attention, executive functions, language related issues, short term memory, working memory, long term memory, executive functions, intelligence, problems solving, individual and group differences and other topics related to cognitive psychology.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    a) Slides and additional materials presented online.

    b) Scientific papers provided online.

    c) Eysenck, M. W., & Keane, R (2020). Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook. Psychology Press.

Reduced program for 6 CFU

    a) Slides and additional materials presented online.

    b) Scientific papers provided online.

    c) Eysenck, M. W., & Keane, R (2020). Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook. Psychology Press. (Chapters 1-11).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Second semester

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Multiple choice test in Italian.

An oral examination can be requesteed by international students.

To sit for an exam you must enrol to students' portal.

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Essays are intended to evaluate core areas underpinning cognitive psychology. The assessment is also intended to assess the critical understanding of issues related to cognitive psychology.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Per le studentesse e gli studenti con disabilità o con disturbo specifico di apprendimento (DSA).

Si ricorda alle studentesse e agli studenti con disabilità o con DSA che per poter richiedere adattamenti in sede d'esame occorre prima inserire la certificazione sul sito web di Ateneo alla pagina servizionline.unige.it nella sezione “Studenti”. La documentazione sarà verificata dal Settore servizi per l’inclusione degli studenti con disabilità e con DSA dell’Ateneo (https://rubrica.unige.it/strutture/struttura/100111).

Successivamente, con significativo anticipo (almeno 10 giorni) rispetto alla data di esame occorre inviare una e-mail al/alla docente con cui si sosterrà la prova di esame, inserendo in copia conoscenza sia la docente Referente di Scuola per l'inclusione degli studenti con disabilità e con DSA (laura.traverso@unige.it) sia il Settore sopra indicato utilizzando uno dei seguenti indirizzi (disabili@unige.itdsa@unige.it). Nella e-mail occorre specificare:

  • la denominazione dell’insegnamento
  • la data dell'appello
  • il cognome, nome e numero di matricola dello studente
  • gli strumenti compensativi e le misure dispensative ritenuti funzionali e richiesti.