Introduction Psychology (UM)


Course Objective

A first introduction to the field of psychology

Course Content

The course provides an overview of the field of psychology. What are the
genetic and biological fundamentals of behavior? What is consciousness?
How do we sense and perceive the (visual) world? How do we learn,
remember, and think? Why do we behave as we do? Apart from these very
fundamental questions, the course will also cover, among others, the
following topics: intelligence, social psychology, developmental
psychology, personality, psychopathology, and the treatment of

Teaching Methods

Two lectures per week
Contact hours: 168 (28 lecture, 3 exam, 137 self-study)

Method of Assessment

- Multiple choice exam


Gazzaniga, M.S. (2018). Psychological Science (6th edition). Norton.

Additional Information

Lectures will be in English.

General Information

Course Code P_UINLPSY
Credits 6 EC
Period P1
Course Level 100
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science
Course Coordinator dr. W. Donk
Examiner dr. W. Donk
Teaching Staff dr. W. Donk

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Teaching Methods Lecture
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