The Psychology of Motivation and Emotion

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Psychology of Motivation and Emotion

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    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.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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 Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.


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