PSY380.3 Affectivity and Motivation

Taught in Spanish at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica and may not be offered every semester. This course studies affective and motivational processes, taking into consideration the classic theories of Psychology as well as contemporary theories that emphasize the processes’ origin and development throughout the life cycle and in different social contexts. Covers phenomenological approaches to the study of emotions, as well as contemporary approaches, such as affective neuroscience and socio-cognitive theories of personal motivation. Also includes a critical analysis of the conceptual distinctions of the cognitive and socio-cultural spheres and their relationship with other theoretical constructions, and reviews models and strategies of evaluation and intervention. (PSI 2309)

Department: Psychology

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3