Academic Year 2016/2017 - 1° Year
Teaching Staff: Elena COMMODARI
Credit Value: 10
Scientific field: M-PSI/01 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Taught classes: 60 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The course aims to increase student knowledge on general

psychology, history of psychology and psychology of personality,

with attention to the specific language

Detailed Course Content

Definition of psychology, mental processes, brain, and behavior, sensation and

perception, learning, memory, thinking and mental imagery communication and language,

emotion, motivation, definition of personality, main theories on

personality (Freud and psychoanalysis, Rogers, Maslow,

psychometric theories, theories of personal constructs, attribution

theories, situation theories, cognitive styles, the theory of planned

behavior (Monsell, Ajzen, ecc.), history of psychology

Textbook Information

D. Coon, J.O. Mitterer Psicologia Generale, Utet (pp 466)

Legrenzi P., Storia della psicologia, Il Mulino, Bologna

(pp. 250)

Brunas- Wagstaff J. La personalità, Il Mulino, Bologna