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School of Psychology
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOBIOLOGY
Course unit
PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH METHODS
PSO2044571, A.A. 2016/17

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. 2016/17
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH METHODS
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolapsicologia/course/view.php?idnumber=2016-PS1082-000ZZ-2014-PSO2044571-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT 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 SERGIO CESARE MASIN

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-PSI/01 General Psychology 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 27/02/2017
End of activities 01/06/2017
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2015 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 2019 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 NUCCI MASSIMO (Presidente)
DA POS OSVALDO (Membro Effettivo)
MANNARINI STEFANIA (Membro Effettivo)
STEFANUTTI LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
VIDOTTO GIULIO (Membro Effettivo)
6 2018-1 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 MASIN SERGIO CESARE (Presidente)
DA POS OSVALDO (Membro Effettivo)
MANNARINI STEFANIA (Membro Effettivo)
STEFANUTTI LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
VIDOTTO GIULIO (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017-1 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 MASIN SERGIO CESARE (Presidente)
DA POS OSVALDO (Membro Effettivo)
MANNARINI STEFANIA (Membro Effettivo)
STEFANUTTI LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
VIDOTTO GIULIO (Membro Effettivo)
4 2017 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 MASIN SERGIO CESARE (Presidente)
DA POS OSVALDO (Membro Effettivo)
MANNARINI STEFANIA (Membro Effettivo)
STEFANUTTI LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
VIDOTTO GIULIO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No prerequisite.
Target skills and knowledge: Techniques for the measurement of mental quantities and for the identification of the laws of integration of information in psychology.
Examination methods: Written assignment.
Assessment criteria: Open questions possibly supplemented by numerical exercises.
Course unit contents: Introduction to the theory and use of methods for mental measurement. The psychological theory of information integration and the related methodology of functional measurement. Analysis and design of experiments in psychology.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Exposure of theory, numerical exercises, design of experiments.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The text for the course can be one of the two indicated reference texts.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Anderson N. H., Foundations of information integration theory. New York: Academic Press, 1981. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Purghé F., Metodi di psicofisica e scaling unidimensionale. Torino: Boringhieri, 1997. Cerca nel catalogo