General Psychology: process and theory

lpsp1001  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

General Psychology: process and theory
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
14 credits
120.0 h
Q1
Language
French
Main themes
The course starts with a general introduction to pychology and to its various fields of research and application (health, work, education etc). The following topic are then covered: levels of consciousness (including sleep and levels of alertness), cognitive processes (attention, perception, learning, memory, language, thinking and reasining), affective processes (motivation, stress and emotion), interpersonal and social relations, psychological disorders and the various treatments of psychological disorders. For each topic, the course will provide the knowledge base on which the rest of the psychology, speech therapy and educational sciences programs can build on. Teachers will illustrate theories and processes with examples showing how they shed light on dailly life issues and/or societal challenges and how they can be used to improve psychological interventions.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of the course, the student will master the key concepts and theories in Psychology, and most particularly the major cognitive, affective and social processes, that explain human behavior.
 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Bibliography
  • Mikolajczak, M., Szmalec, A., Vermeulen, N., Rimé, B. Slides du cours de psychologie générale, disponibles au fur et à mesure sur la plateforme Moodle (cours LPSP1001-A). Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgique
  • Nils, F., Douillez, C.., Bayot, M. & Brevers, D. Slides du cours de psychologie générale, disponibles au fur et à mesure sur la plateforme Moodle (cours LPSP1001-B). Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgique
  • Notes de cours personnelles des étudiants
  • Godefroid J. (2011). Psychologie: science humaine et science cognitive. 3ème édition. Bruxelles: de boeck éditeur.
Teaching materials
  • Groupe LPSP1001-A: Mikolajczak, M., Szmalec, A., Vermeulen, N., Rimé, B. Slides du cours de psychologie générale, disponibles au fur et à mesure sur la plateforme Moodle (cours LPSP1001-A). Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgique
  • Pour le groupe LPSP1001-B: Nils, F., Douillez, C.., Bayot, M. & Brevers, D. Slides du cours de psychologie générale, disponibles au fur et à mesure sur la plateforme Moodle (cours LPSP1001-B). Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgique
  • Pour les groupes LPSP1001-A et LPSP1001-B: Notes personnelles des étudiants
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Psychology and Education: General

Bachelor in Psychology and Education : Speech and Language Therapy