PSYb1010 Introduction to psychology

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Petr Doležal (lecturer)
Mgr. Marcela Leugnerová, Ph.D. (lecturer), Mgr. Petr Doležal (deputy)
prof. PhDr. Petr Macek, CSc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Radka Neužilová Michalčáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Jakub Procházka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Řiháček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Martin Vaculík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Adam Klocek (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Pourová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Stanislav Milotinský (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Řiháček, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Tomáš Řiháček, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Mon 5. 10. 14:00–15:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Mon 19. 10. 14:00–15:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Mon 2. 11. 14:00–15:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Mon 16. 11. 14:00–15:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Mon 30. 11. 14:00–15:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Mon 14. 12. 14:00–15:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Mon 4. 1. 14:00–15:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PSYb1010/01: Mon 5. 10. 16:00–17:40 U32, Mon 19. 10. 16:00–17:40 U32, Mon 2. 11. 16:00–17:40 U32, Mon 16. 11. 16:00–17:40 U32, Mon 30. 11. 16:00–17:40 U32, Mon 14. 12. 16:00–17:40 U32, Mon 4. 1. 16:00–17:40 U32
PSYb1010/02: Mon 12. 10. 16:00–17:40 U41, Mon 26. 10. 16:00–17:40 U41, Mon 9. 11. 16:00–17:40 U41, Mon 23. 11. 16:00–17:40 U41, Mon 7. 12. 16:00–17:40 U41, Mon 11. 1. 16:00–17:40 U41
PSYb1010/03: Mon 12. 10. 18:00–19:40 U43, Mon 26. 10. 18:00–19:40 U43, Mon 9. 11. 18:00–19:40 U43, Mon 23. 11. 18:00–19:40 U43, Mon 7. 12. 18:00–19:40 U43, Mon 11. 1. 18:00–19:40 U43
Prerequisites
! PSY101 Introduction to psychology
This is an introductory course and does not have any prerequisites.
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
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Course objectives
The course has two goals: (1) to introduce students to the forms, levels, and structure of psychology studies and to acquaint them with the general study requirements and (2) to introduce students to various areas of psychology applications.
Learning outcomes
On successful completion of the course student will be able to:
- orient oneself in the structure, forms and rules of academic study of psychology;
- search for resources in scientific databases;
- orient oneself in the text of scientific studies and cite them correctly in one's own texts (semester papers and Bachelor's thesis);
- be knowledgeable about the main application areas of psychology
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction to psychology studies
  • 2. How to work with literature
  • 3. Counseling and school psychology
  • 4. Clinical psychology and psychotherapy
  • 5. Work psychology
  • 6. Research in psychology
Literature
    required literature
  • Bayne, R., Horton, I. (Eds.). (2003). Applied psychology: Current issues and new directions. London: Sage.
  • MAREŠ, Jan. Stát se psychologem: příběh vysokoškolského studia (Becoming a psychologist: the story of Psychology Master's Study). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova unverzita, 2013. ISBN 978-80-210-6385-3. URL info
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. Sixth edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2010. xviii, 272. ISBN 9781433805622. info
    recommended literature
  • Psychologie. Edited by Rita L. Atkinsonová. 2. aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2003. xxiii, 751. ISBN 80-7178-640-3. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical lectures, class discussions, experiential exercises, reading.
Assessment methods
Students are evaluated on the basis of their presence on seminars and a semestral paper.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
https://is.muni.cz/auth/el/fss/podzim2020/PSYb1010/index.qwarp
For detailed information, see the interactive syllabus.

The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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