EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΠΕΙΡΑΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ / EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
CodeΨΥ-103
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPsychology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600013489

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 324
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600192184
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to: 1. to have acquired the knowledge concerning the modern literature of theories describing attention, language, learning and memory function. 5. be familiar with the terminology concerning these areas. 6. have understood the empirical methods used to study these areas. 7. have developed the ability to critically approach the relevant empirical data 8. be able to conduct a bibliographic search for topics related to these areas of psychology.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Overview of all classical theories about the function of attention, learning, language and memory. Models about the function of attention. Control attention. Imprinting, habituation, classical conditioning. Memory systems (sensory storage, short-term memory, long term memory). Models and functions of memory systems. Variables affecting the memory system. Memory for images (objects, faces, scenes). Theoretical interpretations. Knowledge and structure of knowledge (semantic memory, episodic memory, autobiographical memory. Forgetting, theories of forgetting. Mnemonic. Structure of language. Language acquisition, langi8age development.
Keywords
attention, learning, language, memory
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
1. Use of Power Point 2. Webpages such as http://www.pigeon.psy.tufts.edu/psych26/operant.htm, http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Ebbinghaus/index.htm 3. Email to communicate with students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1044
Laboratory Work501.9
Exams20.1
Total1566
Student Assessment
Description
Assessment methods: Lab report (optional), Tutorial essay (optional), Oral presentation (optional), a 2-hour written examination (compulsory)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Gilbert, D. T., Wegner, D. M. & Schacter D.L. (2018). Ψυχολογία. (επιμέλεια: Στέλλα Βοσνιάδου). Αθήνα: Gutenberg - Γιώργος & Κώστας Δαρδανός. Atkinson, R. L., Atkinson, R. C., Smith, E. E. Bem, D. J., & Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (2003). Εισαγωγή στην ψυχολογία του Hilgard. Τόμος Α΄. Αθήνα: Παπαζήσης.
Additional bibliography for study
Pinker, S. (2000). Το γλωσσικό ένστικτο. Πώς ο νους δημιουργεί τη γλώσσα. Αθήνα: Κάτροπτο. Cassells A. (1999). Μνήμη και λήθη. Αθήνα: Ελληνικά Γράμματα. Cassells A. (1999). Γλώσσα και σκέψη. Αθήνα: Ελληνικά Γράμματα
Last Update
09-10-2020