Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013493

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

Registered students: 352
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course216

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
1. Άλλα ΤμήματαPanagiota Metallidou
2. ΨυχολογίαςPanagiota Metallidou
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for the course
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students: 1. will have acquired the basic theoretical knowledge about the structure and function of the cognitive system. 2. They will know the principles that govern the representation of knowledge as well as the types of representation of knowledge. 3. will know the ways of applying the "representation of knowledge" in everyday life. 4. will know how to apply the methods of cognitive psychology in the research of cognitive phenomena. 5. In addition to the theoretical approach, the learning outcomes (3) and (4) are expected to be achieved based on the completion of the laboratory part of the course.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • 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
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The topics covered include concepts of cognitive psychology and specifically the object and methods of cognitive psychology, the definition of knowledge and the forms of representation of knowledge (semantic, imaginal-spatial, temporal, procedural). The course also covers issues related to the architecture of the cognitive system and the distinction between cognition and metacognition. The course requires participation in weekly practicals that aim at the application of theoretical notions to new or everyday situations as well as the proper use of methods of cognitive psychology.
Cognition, knowledge representation, cognitive architecture
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Use of audio-visual material Email to communicate with the students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work130.5
Reading Assigment100.4
Written assigments120.5
Student Assessment
The evaluation is based on exercises that are being carried out during the semester and presented in power point (40%), and on written final exams (60%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κωσταρίδου-Ευκλείδη, Α. (2011). Γνωστική ψυχολογία: Από την αναπαράσταση της γνώσης στο θυμικό και στη δράση. Αθήνα: Πεδίο. Schacter, D.L. et al. (2012, μτφρ). Ψυχολογία. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Gutenberg (ΚΩΔ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 33036774) Eysenck, M. (2010, μτφρ). Βασικές Αρχές Γνωστικής Ψυχολογίας. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Gutenberg (ΚΩΔ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 12220) Αtknison, R.L. et al. (2004). Εισαγωγή στην ψυχολογία του Hilgard. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση (ΚΩΔ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ : 29960) Κωσταρίδου-Ευκλείδη, Α.(2011). Μεταγνωστικές διεργασίες και αυτο-ρύθμιση. Αθήνα: Πεδίο.
Additional bibliography for study
Sternberg, R. & Sternberg, K. (2020). Cognitive Psychology. U.S.A.: CENGAGE LEARNING. Johnson, M. H., & de Haan, M. (2011). Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (3rd ed.). Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
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