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Course: Basics in Psychology and Psychosocial Factors

This course is primarily intended for Research Master students. PhD students can only participate if there is enough space.

The course gives an overview of major theories and concepts of psychology so that students will be able to describe and explain key concepts and theories of psychology. The interactive lectures cover methods of psychology (research, diagnostics), processes of learning, explanations of behaviour, stress, motivation and emotions, personality and social cognition, social influence, memory and intelligence, cognitive and social development, abnormal behaviour and treatment of psychological disorders. Students will work on group assignments how to work with the concepts in daily life and how they relate to serious illness. This course prepares students to follow the courses Health Psychology and Advanced Health Psychology. 

Learning outcomes
To learn the key theories of psychology and to be able to apply this knowledge on specific psychological questions.

Material
Peter Gray, Psychology (7th edition), Worth Publishers
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Assignments provided during the lectures.

Exam
Exam is obligatory

Schedule
This course is given once a year, always in the same period.
Timetable NB. this is still a draft. Please check the timetable regularly

Date

September 28–November 20, 2020

Time

to be announced

EC (with exam)

8

Location address

See timetable
Groningen

Course coordinators

  • Prof. MariĆ«t Hagedoorn
  • Marrit Tuinman, PhD

Language

English

Vacancies

enough

Deadline for registration

September 1, 2020

Registration

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