Developmental Neuropsychobiology 2

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205ZVNP2 Z 1 8S Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Radek MARUŠÁK

Name of lecturer(s)

Radek MARUŠÁK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The purpose of the course is to introduce students to basic information about the brain and explain, in what manner it is part of all element of human activity and what significance it has for the development of a child.

Mode of study

Discussions, readings, analysis of media recordings.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of Psychology and Drama Training, personal experience in working with children, active participation.

Course contents

Curriculum:

I. Introduction

II. Various neurophysio- biological concepts.

III. Phylogenetic and ontogenetic aspects.

IV. The brain and its functions: motor movement; empathy, emotion, sexual behaviour; cognitive processes (memory, thought, creativity).

V. Drama and the brain: experience, rituals, resilience.

VI. Limited findings and dysfunctions.

VII. Abnormal and pathological states.

Recommended or required reading

ČERNÁ, Marie aj. Lehké mozkové dysfunkce. 2., přeprac. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1992. 160 s. ISBN 80-7066-597-1.

DAMASIO, Antonio R. Descartesův omyl: Emoce, rozum a lidský mozek. Přel. Lucie Motlová a Alžběta Hesová. Praha: MF, 2000. 264 s. Přel. z: Descartes' Error. Emotion, Reason and Human Brain [1994]. Ed. Kolumbus, sv. 152. ISBN 80-204-0844-4.

---. Hledání Spinozy: radost, strast a citový mozek. Praha: dyybuk, Jan Šavrda, 2004. 352 s. Přel. z: Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain. ISBN 80-903001-9-7.

JENNINGS, Sue. Remedial drama : a handbook for teachers and therapists. London: Pitman, 1973. 116 s.

KOMÁREK, Vladimír. Mozkové zákulisí. Tvořivá dramatika. 1996, roč. VII, č. 1-2000, roč. XI, č. 3.

KOUKOLÍK, František. Lidský mozek: Funkční systémy. Norma a poruchy. Praha: Portál, 2000. 360 s. ISBN 80-7178-379-X.

LESNÝ, Ivan; ŠPITZ, Jan. Neurologie a psychiatrie pro speciální pedagogy. Praha: SPN, 1989. 232 s. ISBN 80-04-22922-0.

PROVAZNÍK, Jaroslav (ed.). Dramatická výchova a dítě v bludišti dnešního světa. Praha: Sdružení pro tvořivou dramatiku, 2001. 164 s. ISBN 80-901660-4-0.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on:

participation in class,

a presentation based on a study of literature and resources or completion of a course paper.

Note

May be completed in the 3rd or 4th year of Bachelor's study, 2nd or 3rd year of Master's study.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans