2019 Seminar on Social Sciences(Psychology) 5

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Humanities and social science courses
Nagamine Mitsue 
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Course description and aims

The aim of this seminar is to help students acquire an understanding of the basic concepts of Psychology. The main goal of this seminar is acquaint you with having an more in-depth understanding of "mind" through reading literatures and attending conferences.

Orientation:April 10, 15:05-16:35, at W9-707.
Capacity is about 10 students.

Student learning outcomes

Students will acquire the fundamentals of psychological-scientific thinking methods through reading literatures, presentations, discussions and attending conferences.


contemporary psychology, critical thinking, society, humanity, diversity

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

We will have a seminar in 7/8 periods every Wednesday. Students will read several literatures, make presentations and attend the 37th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Physiology and Psychology and Psychophysiology on May 25-26 (https://www.koshigaya.bunkyo.ac.jp/jspp2019/).

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 If you are interested in attending this seminar, please attend the first class on April 10. An Assignment will be given at the first class.


Not required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Keith E. Stannovich. How to Think Straight About Psychology, 10th Edition, Pearson Education, 2013.

Assessment criteria and methods

Final report: 50%
Presentation and Discussion: 50%

Related courses

  • LAH.S105 : Psychology A
  • LAH.S205 : Psychology B
  • LAH.S306 : Psychology C

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

It is desirable that student has already taken any of PsychologyA or B or C.

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Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.

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