PS_BB030 Psychology of pictorial representation

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Čeněk Šašinka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Josef Švancara, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Kateřina Chmelařová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Vojtěch Juřík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Michal Sedlák (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Pavel Ugwitz (assistant)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zdenka Stránská, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: PhDr. Irena Komendová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Sat 3. 3. 9:10–14:55 B2.33, Sat 10. 3. 9:10–14:55 B2.33
Prerequisites
PS_BA003 General Psychology I && PS_BA007 General Psychology II
Good knowledge of general psychology and intensive interest in imagination and drawings.
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
Themes: Assessing personality through drawings, expression of self-image; interpreting children drawings; drawing techniques; mandala: systemic relationships, mandala: expression in drawings; effectiveness of images; external space vs projective space; creative power of folk art; drawings in psychological diagnostics of children and adults.
Learning outcomes
After this course student will be able to:
- orientate in the field of external and internal (mental) representations;
- interpret products of drawing techniques in psychology;
- interpret graphs and graphical representations from psychological perspective;
- write an essay on issue of pictorial representation
Syllabus
  • Themes: Assessing personality through drawings, expression of self-image; interpreting children drawings; drawing techniques; mandala: systemic relationships, mandala: expression in drawings; effectiveness of images; external space vs projective space; creative power of folk art; drawings in psychological diagnostics of children and adults. Key words: cognitive maps, drawing, graphic production, pictorial perception, representation of the world, seeing, visual illusions
Literature
    recommended literature
  • READ, Herbert. Výchova uměním. Translated by Jan Caha, Edited by Jaromír Uždil. 1. vyd. Praha: Odeon, 1967. 421 s
  • BENOIST, Luc. Znaky, symboly a mýty. 1. vyd. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1995. 122 s. ISBN 80-85865-49-1.
  • GOMBRICH, Ernst Hans. Umění a iluze : studie o psychologii obrazového znázorňování : Art and illusion (Orig.). Translated by Miroslava Tůmová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Odeon, 1985. 534 s.
  • AUMONT, Jacques. Obraz. Translated by Ladislav Šerý. 1. vyd. V Praze: Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2005. 325 s. ISBN 8073310457. info
    not specified
  • ŠVANCARA, Josef. Imaginativní reprezentace domova u dětí předškolního věku. In Kde jsme doma. 1. vyd. Strážnice: Ústav lidové kultury, 1997
  • KOSTROŇ, Lubomír. Psychologie architektury. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2011. 207 s
Teaching methods
Based on three pillars: 1. Lectures focused on specific isuues 2. Practical presentation of current research studies and involved technology (Augmented reality, Eyetracking systems, 3D projection, web based platform Hypothesis atd.) 3. Seminar papers
Assessment methods
Participation and seminar paper.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
https://is.muni.cz/auth/predmet/phil/jaro2018/PS_BB030
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2016, Spring 2017.
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