Course: History of Psychology 2

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Course title History of Psychology 2
Course code PCH/DPS2B
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
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, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Projection (static, dynamic)
  • Homework for Teaching - 10 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 30 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 40 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.
History of psychology 1

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

Participation in seminars, oral or written paper
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 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
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Psychology (2015) Psychology courses 1 Summer