Cognitive Psychology or a similar course. For admission information, please contact one of the study advisors of Psychology
This course addresses the interaction of human emotion and cognition and provides an overview of the basic schools of thought in the investigation of and theory on emotions and affective processing.
The student will gain a broad understanding of classic and modern theories on emotion and a deeper understanding of how theoretical concepts and hypotheses in this area can be applied to empirical phenomena and practical problems.
For the timetables of your lectures, workgroups, and exams, select your study programme.
Elective students have to enroll for each course separately. For admission requirements contact your exchange coordinator.
Students are not automatically enrolled for an examination. They can register via uSis from 100 to 10 calendar days before the date; students who are not registered will not be permitted to take the examination.
Mode of instruction
8 2-hour lectures
Exam: 40 multiple choice questions in English. Pass = 27 correct answers and 5 open questions. Multiple choice questions count for 70% and open questions for 30%. The questions will be on the text book, lectures and additional papers.
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences has instituted that instructors use a software programme for the systematic detection of plagiarism in students’ written work. In case of fraud disciplinary actions will be taken. Please see the information concerning fraud.
Fox, E. (2008). Emotion Science. Palgrave Macmillan: New York. ISBN-10: 0230005187, ISBN-13: 978023000518
Dr. Mariska Kret