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Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Sem. 1A Sep 21, 2020 Oct 31, 2020
Sem. 1B Nov 9, 2020 Jan 9, 2021
Sem. 2A Feb 15, 2021 Apr 1, 2021
Sem. 2B Apr 14, 2021 May 29, 2021
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione d'esame invernale Jan 14, 2021 Feb 13, 2021
Sessione d'esame estiva Jun 7, 2021 Jul 24, 2021
Sessione d'esame autunnale Aug 23, 2021 Sep 18, 2021
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione di laurea estiva Jul 5, 2021 Jul 10, 2021
Sessione di laurea autunnale Nov 8, 2021 Nov 13, 2021
Sessione di laurea invernale Mar 28, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2020 Nov 1, 2020
Festa dell'Immacolata Dec 8, 2020 Dec 8, 2020
Vacanze di Natale Dec 24, 2020 Jan 6, 2021
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 2, 2021 Apr 6, 2021
Festa della liberazione Apr 25, 2021 Apr 25, 2021
Festa del lavoro May 1, 2021 May 1, 2021
Festa del Santo Patrono May 21, 2021 May 21, 2021
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2021 Jun 2, 2021
Vacanze estive Aug 9, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

Exam calendar

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Berlanda Sabrina

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Brondino Margherita

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Burro Roberto

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Calafà Laura

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Chiurco Carlo

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Dal Toso Paola

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Decarli Giorgia

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Sangalli Angelo Luigi

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Sartori Riccardo

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
1 module between the following
1 module between the following
6
C
M-FIL/03
1 module between the following

1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
A
M-PED/01
Foreign language B1 level
6
E
-

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
1 module between the following
1 module between the following
6
C
M-FIL/03
1 module between the following

3° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
1 module between the following
1 module among the following
Training
9
F
-
Final exam
6
E
-
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°- 3°

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TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S00798

Coordinatore

Roberto Burro

Credits

9

Language

Italian

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

M-PSI/01 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

Period

Sem. 1A, Sem. 1B

Learning outcomes

General aims: 1. knowing and understanding the psychological theories that can explain the fundamental processes for individuals to function in, and adaptat to, their material and social environments; 2. knowing and understanding the pedagogical theories subsumed to learning processes and techniques for the training and development of individuals and of different working communities, and which take into account also to the processes of social and cultural inclusion; 3. applying pedagogical methodologies and techniques to the analysis of learning processes in vocational training and in the development of communities of practices; 4. choosing among, and applying, teaching methods and strategies that are suitable to response to personal and social needs, in diverse and complex training contexts. 5. Using legal, sociological, ethical and anthropological knowledge to the reading and understanding of diversity and migratory phenomena in order to favor and support processes of social and cultural inclusion. SPECIFIC TRAINING OBJECTIVES Starting from the analysis of the historical path done by Psychology to define itself as an experimental discipline, the most important topics dealing with cognitive processes will be discussed. The first one will deal with methodological and epistemological aspects, in order to understand the relationship between psychology as an experimental discipline and the other humanistic disciplines contributing to the study of human thought. The other topics which will be discussed will be the classical ones dealing with the study of perceptual experience, psychophysics, the theories, models and research about consciousness, attention, memory, thinking, intelligence, learning, motivation, emotions, communication. Such topics as the nature and the treatment of mental desease, the development of personality in the lifetime and the biology of beahaviour will be also touched, as they contribute to the organization of the cognitive architecture of people.

Program

1) Psychology as a Science
What is Psychology?
The Birth of Psychology as a Science
Main Currents in the Development of Psychology

2) Methods and procedures of Psychology
The Scientific Method in Psychology
Ethics
Understanding the Search Results

3) Evolution, and Behavior Heritability
Development of the Science of Evolution
Natural Selection and Evolution
Heritability and Genetics
The Sociobiology

4) The Biology of Behavior
The brain and its components
Chemicals and Behavior
The study of the brain
The control of the behavior and physiological functions of the body

5) Learning and Behaviour
Procedures for the study of the basic processes of learning
Conditions necessary for learning
Results dell'Apprendimendimento
The cellular mechanisms of reinforcement
The behavior of subjects who have had multiple experiences of learning

6) The feeling
The sensory processes
The vision
Hearing
The taste
Smell
The bodily senses

7) The Perception
Brain mechanisms of visual perception
The perception of objects
Perception of Space and Motion

8) Memory
Sensory memory
The short-term memory or working memory
Learning and coding in long-term memory
The organization of long-term memory
Remember

9) The Conscience
Consciousness as a social phenomenon
Selective attention
The consciousness and the brain
Hypnosis
Sleep

10) The Language
The comprehension and production of language
The reading
The acquisition of language in children

11) Intelligence and Thought
Intelligence: global or multi-component?
The assessment of intelligence
The role of inheritance and environment
Thinking and problem solving

12) The development over the life
Prenatal development
Physical development and perception in the infant and childhood
Cognitive development in the infant and childhood
Social development in infant and childhood
The development of gender differences
Developing Moral
Adolescence
Adulthood and Old Age

13) Motivation and Emotion
What is the motivation?
Motivation and reinforcement
Aggressive behavior
Sexual behavior
Emotions
Expression and recognition of emotions
Feelings
The feeding behavior

14) Personality
Theories of Personality Traits
Psychobiological approaches
Approaches Sociocognitivi
The Psychodynamic Approach
The Humanistic Approach
Assessment of Personality

15) The Health Psychology
The social cognition
Attitudes: their training and their change
Stereotypes and prejudices
Social influences and behaviors of group
The interpersonal attraction and love

16) Lifestyle, Stress and Health
Cultural evolution: the choice of lifestyles and their consequences
Healthy Lifestyles and not
Prevent unhealthy lifestyles through self-control
Stress and health
Coping with the stresses of everyday life

17) The Nature and Causes of Mental Disorders
The classification and diagnosis of mental disorders
The anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders and dissociative disorders
Personality disorders
Disorders related substances
Schizophrenia
Mood disorders

18) Treatment of Mental Disorders
The Scientific Method in Psychology
Therapies introspective
Behavioral therapies, cognitive therapies and cognitive-behavioral therapies
The group therapy and community psychology
Biological therapies
The relationship between client and therapist

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
CARLSON, N.R, et al. PSICOLOGIA. LA SCIENZA DEL COMPORTAMENTO. PICCIN EDITORE, PADOVA 2007 978-88-299-1919-2

Examination Methods

NB: Following the health emergency due to Covid-19, the usual examination procedures are changed, in accordance with the indications of the University. Specifically: "the exam will take place in written form using Zoom".

The exam taken during an official call will consist of a written test with 30 multiple choice questions to be held in half hour (3 alternatives for which only one answer is correct.) For the final judgment expressed in thirtieths, a correct answer has a value equal to 1 points, an incorrect answer has a value equal to 0 points, an answer not given has a value equal to 0 points).

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List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Progetto ESPRIMO -Supportare la resilienza nei giovani con diagnosi di sclerosi multipla Clinical Psychology & Psychiatry - Clinical Psychology & Psychiatry
Il contatto con la natura negli ambienti di lavoro PSYCHOLOGY - PSYCHOLOGY
La percezione delle conseguenze dei propri errori dislocati nel tempo e nello spazio PSYCHOLOGY - PSYCHOLOGY
Il contatto con la natura negli ambienti di lavoro Psychology - Psychology, Experimental
Il contatto con la natura negli ambienti di lavoro Psychology - Psychology, Experimental
Progetto WITHSTAND- Supportare la resilienza negli eventi avversi in sanità The Human Mind and Its Complexity: Cognitive science, psychology, linguistics, philosophy of mind - Clinical and health psychology
Cognizione spaziale e sociale Various topics
LGBTQ+ Conspiracy Theories Various topics
LGBTQ+ Leadership Various topics
Mindfulness e rigeneratività ambientale al lavoro Various topics
Rappresentazione corporea Various topics

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Stage e Tirocini

Le attività che ci si aspetta il/la tirocinante curriculare in Scienze psicologiche per la formazione svolga presso gli enti che lo/la ospitano riguardano principalmente attività di affiancamento nei seguenti ambiti:
  1. Formazione, sviluppo, innovazione e gestione delle risorse umane;
  2. Orientamento scolastico e professionale;
  3. Ricerca, selezione e valutazione psicologica del personale.
Sono ritenuti ambiti adeguati le diverse agenzie per il lavoro, le agenzie di formazione, le agenzie di orientamento, le società di consulenza e tutti gli enti, le associazioni, le aziende, le imprese e, in generale, le organizzazioni che al loro interno operano attività di ricerca, selezione e valutazione psicologica del personale, attività di formazione, sviluppo, innovazione e gestione delle risorse umane e attività di orientamento scolastico e professionale. Anche enti di ricerca e Università dove si conducono studi e indagini su questi temi sono ambiti ritenuti adeguati.
Lo/la studente/essa sarà seguito/a da un tutor accademico e da un tutor aziendale. Alle attività di tirocinio sono attribuiti 9 CFU (pari a 225 ore).
Il tutor aziendale deve essere un laureato in psicologia anche non iscritto all’albo.

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