History and Epistemology of Psychology

5 ECTs / Semester / Portuguese

This unit reflects on the importance of understanding the roots of psychology and its historical and socio-cultural background. The objectives thus include; acquiring scientific knowledge about developments and disruptions throughout the history of Psychology; understanding the importance of the relationship between theory and practice, actively reflecting about the importance of epistemology for the development of thought in psychology; proving able to critically reflect about psychology both as an autonomous science and in its connections with other sciences.


Assistant Professor
Clinical psychologist, with the title of specialist in Neuropsychology (OPP), holds a Honours/Master Degree in Psychology from Instituto Superior de…