GENERAL PSYCOLOGY

GENERAL PSYCOLOGY

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Code
58023
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PSI/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The main objective of the course is the development of a critical skill in order to being able to relate the basic studies of psychology through the knowledge of the functioning of the psychological functions of the man.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Gaining knowledge on the principles behavioural and emotional analysis is based on, in order to develop a capacity of self-evaluation and an experience in the relationship-communication field. Ability to recognize the main behavioural risk factors as cause of social distress and identify the characteristics of different human groups. Gaining communicative and social skills, both for the doctor-patient relationship and for istitutional relationship. Define the theoretical framework of health and illness with particular attention to the psychologic background and the psychosocial component.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowing the origin of scientific psychology, methodology of psychological reseatch, cognitive system. Specifically, cognitive functions and their relationship. Knowing sensation, perception, learning (classic and operating conditioning), coscience and attention functions, systems and processes of memory, communication and language, motivation and emotions. Owning descriptive and analytical skills on the centrality of human psychological processes. Being able to understand, from a psychological viewpoint, the behaviour of man.

Teaching methods

lectures, seminars, focus groups

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Historical collocation of the founding figures of psychology as scientific discipline such as: Fechner, Pavlov, Vygotskij, Thorndike, Watson and the theorits of Gestalt. Measurements of psychic phenomenons. Psychophysics. Anatomy and plasticity of the brain. Auditive and visual perception. Imagination, attention and coscience. Conditioning. Memory and oblivion. Verbal and non-verbal communication. Language and its disorders. Origin and evolution of language. Intelligence. Arousal, emotions and Appraisal.

Empathy and medicine path

 Laboratory of Narrative Medicine in which are asked four contributes to the student, that describe a condition observed in friends, acquaintances, relatives or in the internship period.

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Daniel L. Schacter, Daniel T. Gilbert, Daniel M. Wegner Psicologia generale Trad. di E. Alessandrini, E. Frezza, S. Ferraresi, G. Zunica, rev. di E. Frezza 2010

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

NICOLA GIOVANNI GIRTLER (President)

ANTONIO GUERCI (President)

ANTONELLA LOTTI

MARIANO MARTINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

lectures, seminars, focus groups

LESSONS START

march 2018

EXAMS

Exam description

Handing of the four compositions made in the Narrative Medicine laboratory, to verify the eligibility of access to the exam. The exam will be a written test with muptiple choice answers.

An oral test will follow on request of the student.

Assessment methods

The assessment takes place only through the final oral examination, which seeks to determine the effective acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes.

Students, therefore, to pass the exam, achieving a vote of no less than 18/30, must demonstrate the knowledge and skills contained in the Educational Goals defined above (see Section 2).

 

The following contribute, therefore, to the final mark out of thirty:

- Ability to transverse and critically deal with the  

  required arguments;

- Fairness, clarity, synthesis and exhibiting

  fluidity;

- Mastery of the subject;

- Adoption of appropriate terminology.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto PRIMA PROVA SCRITTA SCIENZE DEL COMPORTAMENTO
08/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto PRIMA PROVA SCRITTA SCIENZE DEL COMPORTAMENTO
12/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale presso biblioteca padiglione specialità piano fondi lato ponente (ex neurofisiologia clinica) si accede dal piano terra ponente
26/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto SECONDA PROVA SCIENZE DEL COMPORTAMENTO
03/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale presso biblioteca padiglione specialità piano fondi lato ponente (ex neurofisiologia clinica) si accede dal piano terra ponente
24/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale
24/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale
04/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale presso biblioteca padiglione specialità piano fondi lato ponente (ex neurofisiologia clinica) si accede dal piano terra ponente