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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
CREATIVE PSYCHOLOGY STUDIES I PSK393 Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall) 2 + 0 3

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERFifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED3
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Zuhal Yeniçeri
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Understand how arts and sciences are deeply connected.
2) Use their previous knowledge on psychology to create new and functional projects
3) Integrate their knowledge with philosophy, arts, literature, and other scientific disciplines
4) Carry out individual and/or team based studies to create new products via integrating their psychology education especially with arts.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNo
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction: The perception of art
2nd Week The psychological investigation of art
3rd Week The Arts and Development
4th Week Perception of the Visual Arts
5th Week Perception of Music
6th Week Experimental Aesthetics
7th Week Brains Behind Beauty
8th Week Evolving Beauty
9th Week The logic of pleasure
10th Week Art: Biology and Culture
11th Week Descriptive science of the arts
12th Week Evolving minds
13th Week Evolving art
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING(Primary Textbooks)
Crozier, W. R., & Chapman, A. J. (Eds.). (1984). Cognitive processes in the perception of art (Vol. 19). Elsevier.
Chatterjee, A. (2013). The aesthetic brain: How we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art. Oxford University Press.
* The primary textbook for this course is renewed every year.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Assignment460
Other110
Total(%)70
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)70
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)30
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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