Learning Psychology

6 ECTS / Quarterly / Portuguese

This Curricular Unit aims to: Understand the characteristics of scientific theories and their development and validation processes; Analyse the major theories and models of human learning within a historical context; Understand how different theories conceptualize the relationship between learning and development; Elucidate on the relationships between the different learning theories; Reflect on new learning processes; Relate the connectionist learning approach with the network society; Understand the relationship between memory and learning; Understand the importance of mental representations and their relationship to the processes of knowledge acquisition.


Associate Professor
Associate Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences (FCH) of Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP).  She coordinates the Careers Office at FCH-UCP and the…