bk002p Introduction to Psychology

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
16/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Bohumíra Lazarová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jiří Mudrák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Bohumíra Lazarová, Ph.D.
Department of Sport Pedagogy - Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
bk002p/man_zps_p: Fri 20. 2. 18:00–20:00 U5, Fri 27. 2. 17:00–19:00 U5, Fri 20. 3. 16:00–18:00 U5, Fri 3. 4. 13:00–15:00 U5, Fri 24. 4. 15:20–17:20 U5, J. Mudrák
bk002p/mcr_zps_p: Fri 20. 2. 18:00–20:00 U5, Fri 27. 2. 17:00–19:00 U5, Fri 20. 3. 16:00–18:00 U5, Fri 3. 4. 13:00–15:00 U5, Fri 24. 4. 15:20–17:20 U5, J. Mudrák
bk002p/rvs_zps_p: Fri 20. 2. 18:00–20:00 U5, Fri 27. 2. 17:00–19:00 U5, Fri 20. 3. 16:00–18:00 U5, Fri 3. 4. 13:00–15:00 U5, Fri 24. 4. 15:20–17:20 U5, J. Mudrák
bk002p/sb1_zps_p: Fri 20. 2. 18:00–20:00 U5, Fri 27. 2. 17:00–19:00 U5, Fri 20. 3. 16:00–18:00 U5, Fri 3. 4. 13:00–15:00 U5, Fri 24. 4. 15:20–17:20 U5, J. Mudrák
bk002p/sb2_zps_p: Fri 20. 2. 18:00–20:00 U5, Fri 27. 2. 17:00–19:00 U5, Fri 20. 3. 16:00–18:00 U5, Fri 3. 4. 13:00–15:00 U5, Fri 24. 4. 15:20–17:20 U5, J. Mudrák
bk002p/t_zps_p: Fri 20. 2. 18:00–20:00 U5, Fri 27. 2. 17:00–19:00 U5, Fri 20. 3. 16:00–18:00 U5, Fri 3. 4. 13:00–15:00 U5, Fri 24. 4. 15:20–17:20 U5, J. Mudrák
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main aim of this subject is to introduce students to basic approaches and to acquaint them with basic topics and problems encountered in psychology. After completing the course, students will understand basics of psychological thinking, including theoretical fundamentals and possible applications, and on this ground reflect their experience.
Syllabus
  • Psychology. Subject of psychology and basic psychological approaches. Fields of psychology. Research methods in psychology. Personality. Attributes of personality. Temperament, character, volition. Biological and social determinants of human psyche. Social psychology. Social learning. Social rewards and punishments. Social groups, classification and attributes of social groups. Relationship between individual and group. Abilities. Classification of abilities. Abilities and achievement. Development and nurture of psychomotor abilities. Intelligence. Theories of intelligence. Emotions Classification of emotions. Management of emotions. Motivation as a determinant of achievement. Factors of motivation. Cognitive processes. Classification of cognitive processes. Cognitive psychology. Social cognition. Stereotype and prejudice. Self. Self-concept, self-esteem, self-confidence, self-image. Maturity of self. Interpersonal interactions. Competition and cooperation. Verbal and non-verbal communication. Principles of healthy communication. Stress situations. Conflict and conflict management. Decision-making. Frustration. Stress. Effects of stress. Coping with stress. Mental hygiene.
Literature
  • VYBÍRAL, Zbyněk. Psychologie komunikace (Psychology of communication). 1st ed. Praha: Portál, 2005. 320 pp. Studium. ISBN 80-7178-998-4. info
  • SMÉKAL, Vladimír. Pozvání do psychologie osobnosti. Člověk v zrcadle vědomí a jednání. (Invitation to personality psychology. A man in the mirror of conscioussness and activity.). 2., opravené vydání. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2004. 523 pp. Studium. ISBN 80-86598-65-9. info
  • KOHOUTEK, Rudolf. Sociální psychologie. Brno, 2004. 215 pp. ISBN nepřiděleno. info
  • PLHÁKOVÁ, Alena. Učebnice obecné psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2004. 472 s. ISBN 9788020014993. info
  • VÝROST, Josef and Ivan SLAMĚNÍK. Aplikovaná sociální psychologie II. první. Praha: Grada, 2001. ISBN 80-247-0042-5. info
  • DRAPELA, Victor J. Přehled teorií osobnosti. 3. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2001. 175 s. ISBN 80-7178-606-3. info
  • Aplikovaná sociální psychologie. Edited by Jozef Výrost - Ivan Slaměník. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1998. 383 s. ISBN 80-7178-269-6. info
  • ŘEZÁČ, Jaroslav. Sociální psychologie. 1st ed. Brno: PAIDO, 1998. 268 pp. ISBN 80-85931-48-6. info
  • SLAMĚNÍK, Ivan and Jozef VÝROST. Sociální psychologie [Výrost, 1997] : Sociálna psychológia [Výrost, 1997]. Vyd. 1. Praha: ISV - nakladatelství, 1997. 453 s. : i. ISBN 80-85866-20-X. info
  • NAKONEČNÝ, Milan. Lexikon psychologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Vodnář, 1995. 397 s., ta. ISBN 80-85255-74-X. info
  • ATKINSON, Rita L. Psychologie. Translated by Erik Herman - Miroslav Petržela. 1. vyd. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1995. 863 s. ISBN 808560535X. info
Teaching methods
lectures
Assessment methods
Essay, written examination
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
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