Psychology of Everyday Life

Psychology of Everyday Life

Lectures: 15

Seminars: 15

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Kobal Grum Darja

Categories of modern life; significance of psychological findings for the understanding of modern man

Dynamics of adaptation:
Adapting to modern way of life; personality theories; stress and coping with stress; motivation and emotions; emotional intelligence

Mutual relations:
self-concept and self-respect; social cognition and social influence; mutual communication; friendship and love; intimacy

Development transitions:
gender and behaviour; adolescence and adulthood; work and carrier; progress and expression of sexuality

Physical and mental health:
psychology and physical health; illness and physical reactions to illness; independent life; traumatic experience; psychological disturbances; modern forms of psychological assistance: counselling, coaching, psychotherapy, rehabilitation counselling

Individualisation of modern life:
individualisation as new cultural framework for social subjectivity of an individual; individualisation and globalisation; patched identity; postmodernism and new global individuality.