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MOOC Massive Open Online Courses (Academic Year 2018/2019)

Origins and history of psychology

Credits: 9
Language: English
Course description
The course provides the student with an overview of the history and origins of psychology focusing on the major schools of psychology. The course supplies specific insights into the origins and history of scientific psychology from birth in the second half of the 19th Century with the study of sensations, emotions and intellectual activities. The course explores the various schools of thought with the greatest interpreters of psychological thought by describing the different methodological approaches, the main research hypotheses and relations with the historical and cultural context within which these psychological schools acted.
Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites to take the exam
Objectives
Il corso si propone di offrire allo studente una panoramica delle origini della psicologia scientifico-sperimentale moderna, attraverso l’approfondimento delle principali prospettive di ricerca psicologica.
Program
The lecture course will analyse the main outlooks on the history of psychology from Mid-19th Century up to the latest developments by studying in depth the authors and the most influential schools of the history of Psychology. • The earlier history of scientific psychology in Germany (Wundt) • The psychology of the act of Brentano • Functionalism and the origins of psychology in the United States (James) • Gestalt, in particular the work of Wertheimer • Freud and Psychoanalysis • Watson and behaviourism • The origins of animal psychology • Vygotsky and the historical-cultural school in the Soviet Union • Piaget and Cognitivism • Recent Developments of Psychology
Book
- LUCCIO R., La psicologia: Un profilo storico, Laterza, Roma, 2004. - LEGRENZI P. (a cura di), Storia della psicologia, Il Mulino, Bologna, 1999. - MECACCI L., Storia della psicologia del novecento, Edizioni Laterza, 2011. CAP: VII
Exercises
The video lessons are connected to monitoring exercises, designed to monitor student learning progress in each subject area. The test exercises can be sent to the tutor, Dr.Mariangela Cersosimo, who will correct them. The Tutor will provide a feedback on them.
Professor
Professor not available
List of video lessons
Riccardo Luccio
Riccardo Luccio
Riccardo Luccio
Riccardo Luccio
Riccardo Luccio
Giorgio Vallortigara
Giorgio Vallortigara
Nino Dazzi
    •  Lesson n. 9: John Watson 
Nino Dazzi
Riccardo Luccio
Walter Gerbino
Walter Gerbino
Francesca Ortu
Francesca Ortu
Luciano Mecacci
Luciano Mecacci
Riccardo Luccio
Walter Gerbino
Riccardo Luccio
Riccardo Luccio

Headquarter

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Certified mail

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Student Secretariat

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e-mail: info@uninettunouniversity.net

Videoconferencing

Library 1st floor: 90.147.90.157
Meeting Room 5th floor: 90.147.90.158

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