Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013489

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

Registered students: 348
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
understating of theories that describe the function of attention, leaning, language and memory. understanding of empirical methods that have been used to study the functions of attention, leaning, language and memory. development of the ability to critically evaluate empirical evidence. development of ability to searh bibliography, scientific writing and presentation.
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.
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
1. Use of Power Point 2. Webpages such as, 3. Email to communicate with students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work501.9
Student Assessment
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)
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
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