Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Psychology Program
Lecture Code WMC09000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 心理学特講A
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Special Lecture on Psychology A
Instructor NAKAO TAKASHI,SHIMIZU HISAYO,LANGLEY RAYMOND GAROLD,SUGIMURA KAZUMI,SUGIMURA SHINICHIRO,CHUJO KAZUMITSU,MORINAGA YASUKO,NAKASHIMA KENICHIRO,HIRAKAWA MAKOTO,UMEMURA TOMOTAKA,KAMBARA TOSHIMUNE,MORITA AIKO,YUZAWA MASAMICHI,MIYATANI MAKOTO
Instructor
(Katakana)
ナカオ タカシ,シミズ ヒサヨ,ラングリ レイモンド ガロルド,スギムラ カズミ,スギムラ シンイチロウ,チュウジョウ カズミツ,モリナガ ヤスコ,ナカシマ ケンイチロウ,ヒラカワ マコト,ウメムラ トモタカ,カンバラ トシムネ,モリタ アイコ,ユザワ マサミチ,ミヤタニ マコト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Inte:To be announced.
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, Presentation, Discussion 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students  
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class will explore a variety of topics fundamental to the field of psychology, with an emphasis on understanding the basic experiments that contributed to our current state of knowledge.  Students will develop critical thinking skills in English, through discussion, presentation, and in-depth analysis of experiments.  Topics can change depending on student interest. 
Class Schedule lesson1  Introduction to Experimental Method
lesson2  Stanford Prison Experiment: Findings and Criticisms
lesson3  Physiological Psychology: Neuroanatomy, Split Brain Studies
lesson4  Physiological Psychology: Brain Changes with Experience
lesson5  Memory: False Memories
lesson6  Development
lesson7  Cognition and Consciousness I
lesson8  Cognition and Consciousness II
lesson9  Social Psychology: Conformity
lesson10  Social Psychology: Cognitive Dissonance, Contact Hypothesis
lesson11  Culture and Psychology: Interdependent and Independent Self Construal
lesson12  Culture and Psychology: Language and Culture, Linguistic Relativity Hypothesis
lesson13  Evolutionary Psychology
lesson14  Animal Cognition/Communication
lesson15  Student Choice 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Professor will provide necessary reading materials.   
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Printed materials will be distributed.  The class will also use visual media shown using pcs or tablets.  Students are welcome to use tablets and computers during class to search for relevant information. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Students should prepare before class by doing background reading.  Discussions will be an important part of the class.  Students can prepare for discussions by preparing questions they would like to ask in advance, and by practicing putting their opinions into words.  Students should look carefully at the details of experiments, and decide for themselves whether the conclusions are justified by the data. 
Requirements  
Grading Method 50% presentation quality and participation and contribution to discussion and debate; 50% exam 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
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