RPD103


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Physiological Psychology RPD103 Psychological Counseling and Guidance B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
42 60 102 3 4

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives 1. Differentiating between basic physiological processes related to human behaviors 2. Using the basic principles of physiological psychology in educational applications 3. Understanding the physiological causes of behaviors performed physiologically
Course Content It is a scientific discipline combining physiology and psychology through experimental methods to conduct research on perceptual operations, movement control, sleep and alertness, nutritional and digestive behaviors, learning and language.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1. Being able to relate cognitive processes of human to basic concepts and terms of psychology 2. Being able to determine parts of the brain, their structures and locations 3. Being able to recognize the neuro-biological/ physiological structure of learning
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction, information about course content, resources and evaluation The relationship between physiological psychology and Guidance and Psychological Counseling
2. Week Basic information about the physiological bases of behavior
3. Week Cell, nerve cells, neuronal and synaptic communication
4. Week Structure of nervous system: central neural system
5. Week Structure of nervous system: peripheral neural system
6. Week Anatomy of vision system, coding of colors
7. Week Hearing, vestibular hearing, scent and taste
8. Week Mid-term exam
9. Week Physiological bases of sleep and alertness and sleep disorders
10. Week Aggression, aggressive behavior and physiology
11. Week Nutrition-related behaviors
12. Week Nature of learning, classical conditioning, instrumental conditioning
13. Week Human communication: physiology of reading and writing disorders
14. Week Word generation and comprehension
Assessment
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Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%) 10
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Practice (%)
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Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 50
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Carlson, N. R. (2012). Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience. 8th. edition. Şahin, M. (çev. ed.). Fizyolojik Psikoloji. Davranışın Nörolojik Temelleri. Nobel Yayınevi.
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