Offer of subjects for academic course 2009-2010

Bachelor's degree in Psychology

Foundations of psychobiology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Fonaments de la psicobiologia (3101G01056)

PSYCHOBIOLOGY, NEUROSCIENCES, NEURO-ANATOMY, EVOLUTIONIST PSYCHOLOGIES, ETHOLOGY, PSYCHOGENETICS

Bbasic 12 A Aannual NDundefined

Fundamentals of psychology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Fonaments de psicologia (3101G01057)

The contents of the module will be ordered through the following thematic blocks: 1. What is the Psychology. The object of study of the Psychology. Utility and function of the psychological knowledge. 2. History of the Psychology: the Psychology in the Philosophy. The scientific Psychology. The psychological hospital. Theoretical paradigms and prospects of psychology. 3. Epistemology of Psychology:. epistemological referents of Psychology. Characteristics of psychological knowledge and how it is formed. 4. Psychological research methodology. Qualitative and quantitative research. Stages of the research process. Studies of observation and survey. Experiments and quasi-experiments. Classification of the methods and techniques of qualitative research. 5. Bibliographical research. Bibliographical databases. The APA document citation format and presenting research reports.

Bbasic 12 A 1first semester NDundefined

Data analysis in psychology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Anàlisi de dades en psicologia 1 (3101G01001)

The content of this subject will be arranged into the following thematic blocks. • Introduction to descriptive statistics. o Organising and representing data. o Ranking measures. o Central trend measures. o Distribution measures. o Typical scores and derivative scales. o Descriptive statistics with two variables.• Foundations of probability theory. o Random variables. o Models of probability distribution. o Statistics sample distributions. • Quantitative research design. o Designs with independent samples. o Designs with related samples. • Data analysis with the SPSS statistics package. o Construction of a data matrix. o Descriptive analysis of data.

Bbasic 6 A 2second semester NDundefined

Integrated academic and professional skills

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Competències acadèmiques i professionals integrades (1) (3101G01003)

Academic autonomy (1 credit): - Initial reception (3 hrs). - The university learning process (6 hrs). - Identification, problem-solving and decision-making (6 hrs) - Academic planning and organisation (6 hrs). – PAS-P (administrative and service staff) and tutorials (4 hrs). Communication and interpersonal relations (1 credit): - Interpersonal communication skills (15 hrs). - Oral and written communication (10 hrs). Socio-professional development (1 credit): - Knowledge of professional work. Observation and reflection on professional practice (15 hrs). - Personal care and professional development (5 hrs). – PAS-P (administrative and service staff) and tutorials (5 hrs).

OBCompulsory 3 A 1first semester NDundefined

Competències acadèmiques i professionals integrades (2) (3101G01004)

Academic autonomy (1 credit): - Analysing the results of the first semester, managing emotions and frustration, looking for help (4 hrs). - Collaborative work in teams and networks (8 hrs). - Training the psychologist (2 hrs). – PAS-P (administrative and service staff) and tutorials (4 hrs). Communication and interpersonal relations (1 credit): - Interpersonal communication skills (8 hrs). - Oral and written communication (8 hrs). - Negotiation (9 hrs). Socio-professional development (1 credit): - Knowledge of professional work. Observation and reflection on professional practice (15 hrs). - Personal care and professional development (6 hrs). – PAS-P (administrative and service staff) and tutorials (4 hrs).

OBCompulsory 3 A 2second semester NDundefined

Perception, attention, memory and interaction

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Percepció, atenció, memòria i interacció (3101G01058)

The contents of the module will be ordered through the following thematic blocks: 1. Neurobiological bases of perception, attention and memory: sensory organs, sensory perception. Structures and neuromodulators involved in memory. Ageing and disorders. Structures involved in attention. 2. Perception: sensation and perception from classical, modern and contemporary psychophysics. Social perception. The influence of the social context on perception Attention: determinants and functions. 3. Psychology of memory and representation. Structural approach (sensory memories, long-term and working). Process approach: the hypothesis of depth of mental processing. Representational approach: networks, distributed representation, outlines, mental images and propositions.

Bbasic 12 A Aannual NDundefined

Development and culture

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Desenvolupament i cultura (3101G01059)

The Psychology of the Development. Study of individual differences. Development of the basic processes to the childhood: psychomotor activity, attention, perception, cognition and language. The importance of the culture in the human development. Physical and psychological changes to the adolescence. Maturity and Old Age. The importance of the emotions and the affective bond along the vital cycle.

OBCompulsory 12 A Aannual NDundefined