General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Introduction To Psychology
Language English
Module lecturer dr Joanna Jarmużek
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position starszy wykładowca/ senior lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Educational Studies
Semester 2024/2025 (winter)
Duration 15
USOS code 11-IP-11-a


In case of full capacity of the group, please contact the lecturer -

Friday 11.30-13.00

Wydział Studiów Edukacyjnych (Faculty of Educational Studies) building D, room 020.

Adress: Szamarzewskiego 89, Poznań

Module aim (aims)

  1. Module aim (aims)

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)


discussion, group works, final practical presentation and attendance.

Students who miss more than three meetings will not be graded.

Last class - test of knowledge

Week 1: Introduction to psychology, a historical view.

Week 2: Lifespan development. Life tasks, developmental crisis of a child and adolescent.                

Week 3: Lifespan development of an adult.         

Week 4: Cognitive psychology – perception, attention, memory, language. Influence of emotions and motivation.

Week 5: Psychology of health – introduction.                

Week 6: Psychological health challenges: burnout, PTSD and others.

Week 7: Summary of lecture, test of konwledge.  

Reading list


Aronson, Timothy D. Wilson, Robin M. Ackert, Samuel R. Sommers, Social Psychology, 2016

Denise Boyd, Helen Bee, Lifespan Development, 2017

James W. Kalat, Introduction to Psychology, 2013

Teacher resources – articles, questionnaires, workshop materials