711-0501/31 – Psychology I. (PSYCH-1)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Libuše Páleníčková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Libuše Páleníčková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction1995/1996Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFS, HGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAS17 PhDr. Iva Jašková
MAT17 Mgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.
PAL04 Mgr. Libuše Páleníčková, Ph.D.
SCH0130 Mgr. Martina Schneiderová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2
Part-time Credit 10+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- Adoption of basic koncept of psychology - Illuminate the meaning psyche and mental life to concrete activities -Utilize psychological nomenclature and knowledge to self - evalution and understanding other people - Characterization the risk situation and wayes of coping strategy hard life situations

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TAUGHT ONLY IN CZECH To explore the full range of psychology, from cell to society. To foster scientific attitudes and help our students learn to think critically by examining the ways thet psychologists have solved, or failed to solve fascinating puzzles of behavior and processes.We have incorporated frequent references to pract.application of psychol. research to practice.

Compulsory literature:

ATKINSON, HILGARD, Introduction to Psychology, Cenage Learning 2015, ISBN-10: 8131528995 BRUCE, K., A., A History of Psychology in Western Civilization. Cambridge University Press 2014, 562 p. ISBN-10: 0521189306 LILIENFELD Scott O., LYNN Steven Jay, RUSCIO John, BEYERSTEIN Barry L.,50 great myths of popular psychology. Shatterinng Widespreat Misconceptions about Human Behavior, 2010, ISBN 978-80-242-2998-0 CUMMINS, Denise D., The Other Side of Psychology. St. Martin's Press, New York 1995

Recommended literature:

ATKINSON AND HILGARD'S, Introduction to Psychology, Publisher Andrew Ashwin, 2014, 722 p., ISBN 978-1-4080-8902-6 DRAPELA, V.,J. A reviev of personality theories. Charles C Thomas Publisher, Illionis 1995 ZIMBARDO, P. , JOHNSON, R., L., HAMILTON, V., Psychology: Core Concepts. Pearson 2012, 647 p. ISBN-10: 0205183468 KLEINMAN, P., Psych 101: Psychology Facts, Basics, Statistics, Tests, and More! Adams Media 2012, 288 p. ISBN-10: 1440543909

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

problem analysis


Other requirements

papers on aproved psychological theme


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Development of psychology, psychology directions. 2. Characteristics of psychology discipline. 3. Methods of psychology. 4. Determination of human psyche. 5. Reception and attention. 6. Memory. Disorders of memory. 7. Human thought process and imagination. 8. Learning. Types of learning. Effective learning. 9. Emotion. 10. Personality, development of personality. Structure of personality. 11. Typology of personality. 12. Motivation and theory of motivation. 13. Load, conflicts, frustration, stres. 14. Mental disorders

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester)
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Mandatory attendence parzicipation: maximum absenc 3 lectures paper on psychological topic

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