|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||4
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||Professor Doğan Kökdemir
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will become acquainted with the different states of consciousness in more detail.
2) Will learn how scientific research is conducted in this area and how the different states of consciousness are measured.
3) Will get an idea about the neurobiological basis of different states of consciousness.
4) Will learn about the results of the recent scientific studies conducted on different types of meditation and its effects on the body and the mind.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|1st Week ||Introduction to States of Consciousness|
|2nd Week ||Research and Assessment Methods in Studying Consciousness|
|3rd Week ||Disorders of Consciousness|
|4th Week ||Neurological Characteristics of Ordinary and Pathological States of Consciousness|
|5th Week ||Dream Consciousness and Sleep Physiology|
|6th Week ||Dream Threapy|
|7th Week ||Neurobiological Theories of Dreaming|
|8th Week ||Ara Sınav|
|9th Week ||Sleep Onset Process|
|10th Week ||Brain Rate as an Indicator of the Level of Consciousness|
|11th Week ||Physiological Bases of States of Expanded Consciousness|
|12th Week ||Perspectives from Research on Meditation Experience|
|13th Week ||Ethnotherapy, Music and Trance|
|14th Week ||Phenomenal Properties of States of Consciousness|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Cvetkovic, E. D., & Cosic, I. (2011). States of consciousness: Experimental insights into meditation, waking, sleep and dreams. Heidelberg: Springer Science.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Discussion,Project
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA||
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||70|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||30|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||Turkish