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School of Psychology
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOBIOLOGY
Course unit
PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
PSN1032140, A.A. 2015/16

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2014/15

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOBIOLOGY (Ord. 2011)
PS1082, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2015/16
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolapsicologia/course/view.php?idnumber=2015-PS1082-000ZZ-2014-PSN1032140-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge CHIARA MENEGHETTI M-PSI/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/01 General Psychology 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method distance e-learning

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 05/10/2015
End of activities 15/01/2016
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2015 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
11 2019 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 MENEGHETTI CHIARA (Presidente)
CARRETTI BARBARA (Membro Effettivo)
DE BENI ROSSANA (Membro Effettivo)
10 2018-1 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 MENEGHETTI CHIARA (Presidente)
CARRETTI BARBARA (Membro Effettivo)
DE BENI ROSSANA (Membro Effettivo)
9 2017-1 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 MENEGHETTI CHIARA (Presidente)
BORELLA ERIKA (Membro Effettivo)
CARRETTI BARBARA (Membro Effettivo)
DE BENI ROSSANA (Membro Effettivo)
8 2017 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 MENEGHETTI CHIARA (Presidente)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
MOE' ANGELICA (Membro Effettivo)
STABLUM FRANCA (Membro Effettivo)
7 2016 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 PAZZAGLIA FRANCESCA (Presidente)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
MENEGHETTI CHIARA (Membro Effettivo)
MOE' ANGELICA (Membro Effettivo)
STABLUM FRANCA (Membro Effettivo)
6 2016 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 MENEGHETTI CHIARA (Presidente)
BORELLA ERIKA (Membro Effettivo)
CARRETTI BARBARA (Membro Effettivo)
DE BENI ROSSANA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledge of the basic psychological concepts
Comprehension of written English
Target skills and knowledge: Students will learn knowledge on theories and research paradigms on personality and individual differences psychology. The course is organized with the intent that students learn to recognize and know how personality is defined by theoretical and different research perspectives.
Examination methods: Exam: written

For international students the exam can be English: written exam with open questions
Assessment criteria: The evaluations will consider:
- knowledge and ability to argue on main approaches and studies on personality and individual differences
Course unit contents: - Review of main approaches on personality (trait, cognitive and social-cognitive and humanistic perspectives)
- Analysis of the cognitive and non-cognitive variables involved in individual differences; it will be considered in the course: motivation, memory, study and learning, spatial abilities and orientation in relation to individual differences.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lessons,
tutorial on the use of personality questionnaires and individual differences measures
In-depth analysis of current literature background in small groups
Additional notes about suggested reading: For international students:
Carver, C. S., & Scheier, M. F. (2011). Perspectives on personality (international edition). Pearson Education. (only for foreign students)
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • De Beni, R., Carretti, B., Mo√®, A., Pazzaglia, F., Psicologia della personalit√† e delle differenze individuali.. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2014. CAPITOLI 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Carver C S; Scheier M F; Giampietro, M; Iannello P., Psicologia della personalit√†. Prospettive teoriche, strumenti e contesti applicativi. Milano: Pearson, 2015. CAPITOLI 1, 4, 7, 8, 9 Cerca nel catalogo