Current Trends in Cognitive Psychology 2-IKV-141
Objectives of this course is to provide insight into current topics in Cognitive Psychology. This include the relation between psychology and ethology, contemporary approches to Intelligence and decision making, Cognitive illusions and biases and emotionality.
Because of plague, we shall not meet untill March 24th. I will provide more texts, please make summaries as discused.
Because of Quarantine, it is possible to switch from anounced project topic to theoretical work. Please contact me by email.
|Seminar||Tuesday||9:00 - 11:30||I-8||Tomáš Gál|
|Current Trends in Cognitive Psychology, Summer 2020|
|Introduction||Methodology||25. 2.||Validity and Rentability in Quantitative and Qualitative Research|
|Projects brainstorming||3. 3.||Project managemant|
|From Ethology to Psychology (1)||Text||10. 3.||Are bigger brains better?|
|From Ethology to Psychology (2)||Text||17. 3.||The foundations of the human cultural niche|
|Perception||Text||24. 3.||Why Study Synesthesia?|
|Thinking Slow & Fast||Kahneman||31. 3.||Biased thinking (text by email)|
|Affective and Cognitive Empathy||About Arguments||7. 4.||Neuroanatomical and Functional Correlates of Cognitive and Affective Empathy in Young Healthy Adults|
|Memory||Tali Sharot, about biases||14. 4.||Total Recall (text by email)|
|Some words about the Concept on Intelligence||21. 4.||Intelligence and Decission making (text by email)|
|Cognitive Illusions||28. 4.||Models of Affective Decision Making|
|Practical enhancements||5. 5.||Human-Machine-Interface|
|Concluding Coloquium||12. 5.|
Supplemental reading and references
- KAHNEMAN, D. (2011) Thinking, fast and slow. Macmillan.
- GOLDBERG, E. (2009): The New Executive Brain, Oxford, Oxford University Press
- STAINTON, R. J. (2005) Contemporary debates in Cognitive Science. Oxford, Blackwell
- STERNBERG, R. J., STERNBERG, K. (2011) Cognitive Psychology. Belmont, Wadsworth (6ed)
Semestral evaluation: active participation by sending resumes of provided texts. Exam: project presentation at coloquium.
|10. 3.||17. 3.||24. 3.||31. 3.||7. 4.||14. 4.||21. 4.||28. 4.||5. 5.|