Course: History of Psychology 2

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Course title History of Psychology 2
Course code PCH/DPS2A
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 7
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pechová Olga, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
- Gestalt psychology (Leipzig and Berlin school) - Kurt Lewin?s topological psychology, neo-Gestaltism - The beginnings of behaviourism: Pavlov, Thorndike, Watson - Neo-behaviourism: Tolman, Skinner, Yale school - Freud's psychoanalysis - Main streams of post-Freudian psychoanalysis - Famous dissenters: Adler, Jung, Reich, Rank - Cultural psychoanalysis: Horney, Fromm, Sullivan - European existential psychology: Daseinsanalysis, logotherapy - American humanistic psychology - Cognitive psychology - Transpersonal psychology - Introduction to post-modern psychology

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Projection (static, dynamic)
  • Homework for Teaching - 22 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 40 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 38 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Presentation of the main schools of 20th century psychology, and post-modern psychology. Teaching is aimed at improving the critical thinking of students.
Basic orientation in the 20th century psychology, including its critical evaluation.
no prior assumptions

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam, Seminar Work

Written or oral essay
Recommended literature
  • Hoskovec, J., Nakonečný, M., Sedláková, M. (2002). Psychologie 20. století I. . Praha.
  • Hunt, M. (2000). Dějiny psychologie. Praha.
  • Mitchell, S. A., Blacková, M. J. (1999). Freud a po Freudovi. Triton.
  • Plháková, A., Pechová, O. (2012). Život a dílo Vladimíra Tardyho. Praha.
  • Plháková Alena. (2005). Dějiny psychologie II. Studijní text pro kombinované studium. Olomouc.
  • Plháková Alena. (2006). Dějiny psychologie. Praha.
  • Sedláková, M. (2004). Vybrané kapitoly z kognitivní psychologie. Praha.
  • Sheeny, N. (2005). Encyklopedie nejvýznamnějších psychologů. Brno.
  • Vybíral, Z. (2006). Psychologie jinak . Praha.

Study plans that include the course
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