PS_BB006 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
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: 14/15, only registered: 0/15
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.
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.
  • Hoskovec, J. (1992). Tajemství experimentální psychologie. Praha: Academia.
  • Hoskovec, J., Štikar, J. (1984). Historické přístroje v experimentální a pracovní psychologii. Psychologie v ekonomické praxi, 2.
  • Benjamin, L. T. Jr. (1997). A history of psychology: original sources and contemporary research (2nd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Companiec, Inc.
  • Boring, E. G. (1942). Sensation and Perception in the History of Experimental Psychology. New York: Appleton - Century.
  • Zusne, L. (1975). Names in the history of psychology. Washington D.C.: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation.
  • Lanc, O. (1966). Základy přístrojové techniky experimentální psychologie. Praha: Univerzita Karlova.
  • Boring, E. G. (1950). A history of experimental psychology, 2nd Ed. New York: New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.
  • 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
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.
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.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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