bp2031 Introduction to psychology

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Petr Fiľo, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Michal Vičar, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc.
Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable
Wed 15:00–15:50 B11/206
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.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students should be able to understand basics of psychological thinking, including theoretical fundamentals and possible applications, and on this ground reflect their experience. Heshe will be able to accept basic principles of psychical loading and approaches to student/pupil, client or athlete.
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
    required literature
  • Úvod do metodologie psychologického výzkumu : jak zkoumat lidskou duši. Translated by Petr Bakalář, Illustrated by Ján Ferjenčík. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2010. 255 s. ISBN 9788073678159. info
  • ČÁP, Jan and Jiří MAREŠ. Psychologie pro učitele. Vydání druhé. Praha: Portál, 2007. 655 stran. ISBN 9788073672737. 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
  • PLHÁKOVÁ, Alena. Učebnice obecné psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2004. 472 s. ISBN 9788020014993. info
  • KOHOUTEK, Rudolf. Základy užité psychologie. Brno: Cerm, 2002. 544 s. ISBN 80-214-2203-3. info
  • HARTL, Pavel and Helena HARTLOVÁ. Psychologický slovník. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2000. 774 stran. ISBN 807178303X. info
  • ŘEZÁČ, Jaroslav. Sociální psychologie. 1st ed. Brno: PAIDO, 1998. 268 pp. ISBN 80-85931-48-6. info
    recommended literature
  • MIOVSKÝ, Michal. Kvalitativní přístup a metody v psychologickém výzkumu. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2006. 332 s. ISBN 9788024713625. info
  • VYBÍRAL, Zbyněk. Psychologie komunikace (Psychology of communication). 1st ed. Praha: Portál, 2005. 320 pp. Studium. ISBN 80-7178-998-4. info
  • KOHOUTEK, Rudolf. Sociální psychologie. Brno, 2004. 215 pp. ISBN nepřiděleno. 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
  • 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
Written exam - original verbal answers.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
http://www.fsps.muni.cz/impact/zaklady-psychologie
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
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