PSYCHOLOGY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Mastering the most relevant topics and methods for social development
Basic developmental psychology
Course contents summary
The course will touch the topic of social development, social competence and self development.
The course will touch the topic of social development, starting from infancy to adolescence. In particular, in the first part of the course the construction of social competence will be illustrated. Lessons will be centered on the child-adult attachment, sibling relationships, peer relationships.
In the second part, the costruction of the self will be illustrated. Lessons will be centered on the first and second separation/individuation process.
Corsano P. (2007). Socializzazioni. Roma: Carocci
Cigala A., Corsano P. (2011). Ricomincio da tre. Milano: Unicopli (only second part)
Fonagy P., Gergely G., Jurist E.L., Target M. (2005). Regolazione affettiva, mentalizzazione e sviluppo del Sé. Milano: Cortina (only Introduzione, capp. 1, 3 e 4)
Corsano P., Musetti A. (2012). Dalla solitudine all’autodeterminazione. Milano: Cortina (only capp. 1 e 2)
Frontal lessons and group work
Assessment methods and criteria
Written and oral examination
To access the examination must have successfully completed developmental psychology examination.