Cognition and Emotion (PSY513) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Cognition and Emotion PSY513 3 2 0 4 8
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. STAFF
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course is designed to introduce cognition and emotion and the basic interplay between the two in psychological processes.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To know central research findings in cognition and emotion, and the interplay between emotional and cognitive systems in the brain
  • To explain relationships between different environmental factors, emotions and cognition, critically evaluate central cognitive-psychological theories and models of emotion
  • To critically evaluate evolutionary psychological theories of emotion and cognition
  • To apply knowledge about the interplay between emotional and cognitive systems on people's behavior in different situations, particularly when it includes assessments, decision and preferences.
Course Content Quantifying cognition and affect, basic emotions, emotion regulation, affect, memory, language and decision making relationship.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Cognition and Emotion Assigned reading: Chapter 1
2 The Cognitive Philosophy of Emotion Assigned reading: Chapter 2
3 The Cognitive Philosophy of Emotion Assigned reading: Chapter 2
4 Cognitive Theories of Emotion Assigned reading: Chapter 3
5 Cognitive Theories of Emotion Assigned reading: Chapter 3
6 Kitap Bölümü 4 Assigned reading: Chapter 4
7 Cognitive Theories of Emotional Disorder Assigned reading: Chapter 4
8 Towards an Integrated Cognitive Theory of Emotion Assigned reading: Chapter 5
9 Towards an Integrated Cognitive Theory of Emotion Assigned reading: Chapter 5
10 Fear Assigned reading: Chapter 6
11 Sadness Assigned reading: Chapter 7
12 Anger Assigned reading: Chapter 8
13 Disgust Assigned reading: Chapter 9
14 Happiness Assigned reading: Chapter 10
15 Overview and Conclusions Assigned reading: Chapter 11
16 Final Examination Period


Course Book 1. Power, M., & Dalgleish, T. (1997). Cognition and emotion: From order to disorder. Hove, UK: Psychology Press

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 3 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 65
Percentage of Final Work 35
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Knowledge of theories and empirical data on the professional relationship, such as: Interpersonal relationships, power relationships, boundary issues, therapeutic alliance and more specific knowledge of the fluctuations of the therapeutic/professional relationship as a function of intervention setting. X
2 Knowledge of self, such as motivation, resources, values, personal biases and others; macro (work, national norms) and micro (family, gender differences) environment in which the person functions. X
3 Skills of effective communication, establishment and maintenance of rapport, establishment and maintenance of trust and respect in the professional relationship . X
4 Accepting obligations, being sensitive to others, and conducting the self in an ethical manner while working with other professionals. X
5 Knowledge and skills of assessment and evaluation such as assessment methods, knowledge of populations served in a cultural context, human development and diagnosis along with necessary skills such as collection and processing data, formulation of hypotheses and making a diagnosis when appropriate, report writing and formulation of an action plan. X
6 The learning of an array of varied interventions with individuals and systems such as couples, families, groups and organizations, selecting and applying appropriate intervention methods.
7 Analyzing the information by utilizing critical reasoning skills, developing a conceptual framework towards solution of a critical problem, and communicating this to the client.
8 Sufficient skills in the conduct of research to be able to develop and carry out projects in a professional context and, in certain cases, in an academic context. Applications of various research approaches to social systems.
9 Has knowledge of ethical principles and skills of ethical decision-making process, proactive identification of potential ethical dilemmas and resolution of ethical dilemmas.
10 Learning to be a receptive supervisee such as open to supervision, well prepared, able to use time efficiently, aware of limits, and ability to link learning approaches to specific evaluation criteria.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Application 16 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 3 5 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 125