EDU 102 – Developmental Psychology

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EDU 102 – Developmental Psychology; Weekly hours: 2+1, ECTS: 5
This course aims to introduce students  to the  basic concepts  of individual development from zero to adolescences, examining different influences and pointing on developmental aspect of various psychological process and states, as well specificity of the research within it.  The course contains the following topics: Introduction: Biological and Genetic Influences, Family and Parent Influences, Intrauterine growth and development, Reflexes – first examination, Development of Motor Abilities, Development of Cognitive Abilities, Development of Emotion, Overview of development from newborn to adolescent, School and Schooling, Peer Relations and Peer Influence, The Self, Research and Ethics  in Developmental Psychology.