GENERAL PSICOLOGY-PART B
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To learn how the human mind combines information from different sensory channels to perceive own’s own body, to control one’s movement, and to perceive and interpret the movements of other individuals.
Course contents summary
Elements of multisensory perception and motor control.
Elements of psychophysiology of emotions.
The problems of perception. From the psychophysical chain to the perception-action cycle. Senses and perceptual systems. Multisensory perception. Perceiving your body and controlling actions. Motor learning.
The foundations of emotion: the physiological responses, the behavioral responses, and the subjective experiences. The functions of emotions. Emotions in sport performance.
Bruno, Pavani & Zampini (2010). La percezione multisensoriale. Bologna, Il Mulino
Slides provided by the teacher.
Assessment methods and criteria
attending class is highly recommended