PSBB031 Historical and experimental practicum

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Dalibor Vobořil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Dalibor Vobořil, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 12:00–13:40 C42
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! PS_BB006 Histor. and exper. practicum
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 15/15, only registered: 1/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The Historical-experimental practice is dedicated students which are interested in the history of experimental psychology. They will get basic instructions how to work with original experimental equipment. Although the equipment may be over hundred years old, they provide excellent demonstration of classical experimental researches. Students will get the unique possibility to look on the origin of psychology.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the course, student will be able to recognize basic historical experimental instruments. Moreover, he will get experienced in using those instruments in actual experiment with deep understanding of thein principles.
Syllabus
  • Classification of devices that are to be discussed and actively work with:
  • APPARATUS WORKING WITH TIME
  • RECORDING APPARATUS
  • APPARATUS FOR INVESTIGATING VISION
  • APPARATUS FOR INVESTIGATING TOUCH SENSATION
  • APPARATUS FOR INVESTIGATING HEARING
  • APPARATUS FOR INVESTIGATING LEARNING AND MEMORY
  • Apparatus for measuring physiological correlates
  • APPARATUS FOR MEASURING of MUSCLE CHARACTERISTICS
Literature
  • Wundt, W. (1920). Erlebtes und Erkanntes. Stuttgart: Alfred Kröner Verlag.
  • Zusne, L. (1975). Names in the history of psychology. Washington D.C.: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation.
  • Benjamin, L. T. Jr. (1997). A history of psychology: original sources and contemporary research (2nd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Companiec, Inc.
  • Hoskovec, J., Štikar, J. (1984). Historické přístroje v experimentální a pracovní psychologii. Psychologie v ekonomické praxi, 2.
  • Boring, E. G. (1950). A history of experimental psychology, 2nd Ed. New York: New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.
  • Hoskovec, J. (1992). Tajemství experimentální psychologie. Praha: Academia.
  • Lanc, O. (1966). Základy přístrojové techniky experimentální psychologie. Praha: Univerzita Karlova.
  • Boring, E. G. (1942). Sensation and Perception in the History of Experimental Psychology. New York: Appleton - Century.
  • Woodworth, R.S., Schlosberg, H. (1959). Experimentálna psychológia. Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo slovenskej akadémie vied.
  • HUNT, Morton. Dějiny psychologie. Translated by Ivo Müller - Renáta Mlíkovská. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2000. 708 s. ISBN 80-7178-386-2. info
Teaching methods
In the theoretical part of the course, student will go over the history of experimental psychology in connection to a wider context of social sciences. In the practical part of the course, students will get hands on original instruments in experimental settings.
Assessment methods
active participation in seminars (block lessons);, provide the title, basic description of the function and usual experimental use of selected instruments in the group interview
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the per-term frequency of the course: semestrový kurz.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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