PSYb2690 History of psychology

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Zbyněk Vybíral, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Lukas Blinka, PhD. (lecturer)
Mgr. Hynek Cígler, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Petr Macek, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Řiháček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Zbyněk Vybíral, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: prof. PhDr. Zbyněk Vybíral, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Thu 12:00–13:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka
Prerequisites
! PSY269 History of psychology
No 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
At the end of the course students gain a basic overview on history of psychology, particularly focused on main figures (representative psychologists) and key issues in the field. Students are able to think critically and to aply critical thinking in the course the psychology learning. The part of course is focused on "revisited" principle as an integral part of science.
Learning outcomes
Student is able to name the main:
periods within the development of psychology in the era before scientific discipline was established;
periods of scientific psychology during the 20. centtury;
influential and represenative figures of psychology in the past;
issues in psychology.
Student is able to give the systematic overview of history of psychology.
Syllabus
  • Psychology before Freud.
  • Freud, Jung and dynamic psychology.
  • Gestalt psychology.
  • Behavioral and cognitive psychology.
  • Influential theories in psychology in the course of 20th centrury.
  • Influential psychologists in psychology in the course of 20th centrury.
  • Princip revisited at the end of 20th century: What does need to be reconsidered and revisited in psychology?
Literature
    required literature
  • HUNT, Morton M. Dějiny psychologie. Translated by Renáta Mlíkovská - Ivo Müller. Vydání čtvrté. Praha: Portál, 2015. 708 stran. ISBN 9788026208983. info
  • PLHÁKOVÁ, Alena. Dějiny psychologie. Vydání 1. Praha: Grada, 2006. 328 stran. ISBN 802470871X. info
Teaching methods
Lectures.
Assessment methods
Written test and essay or commentaries.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020.
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