Course Description

Course Name

The Psychology of Motivation and Emotion

Session: VVLF3224

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

To understand and manage the basic terminology of psychology specific and more general vocabulary adopted in Cognitive Sciences.
To know and understand the overall functioning and the limits of the processes of attention, perception, learning and memory that underlie the mental life and behavior of people in their daily work.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


It aims to provide students with basic training in the study of motivational and emotional processes and behaviors that develop them. More specifically, students will learn about the control of individual action on social factors and the role of emotions in daily life. Documentary sources will be used for further analysis of current issues, promote the use of the methodology and research techniques of psychology, to understand new developments taking place in this scientific discipline. In this way, students acquire a greater capacity to understand and interpret the information and evidence, which will continue to promote a critical spirit and allow you to properly deal with a psychological understanding of human beings.

*Course content subject to change