Master’s students Psychology
This course complements the course “Human Potential: Theory”, but the two courses are set up to allow for a reversed order. How can theoretical knowledge be applied to enhance productivity, creativity, memory, well-being and self-regulation? The knowledge acquired here can be applied by (human resource) managers, educators and people working with older adults; in product development, governmental policy and public interest.
1) Introduction + Enhancement@school (G. Band)
2) Enhancement in sports and creativity (G. Band)
3) Enhancement for older adults (G. Band)
4) Ethics, Individualized approach, Statistics, and Methodology (J. Groeneweg)
5) Enhancement@work (to be announced)
6) Policy making (to be announced)
7) Enhancement@traffic (W. Verschuur)
8) Design and product development (P. Haazebroek)
Students will also perform case studies on the basis of interviews and literature reviews.
Case studies, e.g.:
How to optimize performance of shift workers
How to foster creativity and productivity
Brain-based views on education
Physical and mental fitness
After this course, students have obtained experience with applying cognitive enhancement techniques and views for application in a variety of fields.
Human Potential: Application (2011-2012)
Mode of instruction
8 lectures x 2 hour
2 colloquia x 1 hour
Individual work on case studies with individual supervisor
Two individual case study reports
From January 1, 2006 the Faculty of Social Sciences has instituted the Ephorus system to be used by instructors for the systematic detection of plagiarism in students’ written work. Please see the information concerning fraud .
Information on blackboard.leidenuniv.nl
Selected journal articles (appr. 250 pages)
Individual literature (appr. 200 pages)
Master’s introduction and enrolment day
Make a reservation in your agenda so you will not miss any information that you will need during your master’s programme MSc in Psychology. Please consult the Agenda master meetings
Dr. G. Band