Psicologia Generale (2016/2017)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Silvia Savazzi
Silvia Savazzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. IIB dal Apr 24, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 3:10 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Monday 4:50 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Thursday 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  

Learning outcomes

The course aims at highlighting the theoretical bases of the various cognitive abilities and to explain the mechanisms by which humans adapt and react to the external environment.


The course will address the following topics: history of psychology, methods of investigation, sensation and perception, attention, awareness, learning, memory, emotions, motivation, language and thinking, intelligence

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Bonfiglioli e Castiello Metodi di indagine in neuroscienze cognitive Piccin 2005 chapters 1, 2, 3
Purves D, et al. Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience 2013
Anolli L., Legrenzi P. Psicologia generale Ed. il Mulino, Bologna 2009
Castiello Tecniche sperimentali di ricerca in psicologia Piccin 1995 chapters 1, 3 and paragraph 2.3

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination with open questions

Student opinions - 2016/2017

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