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Module 1. Educational Psychology

1.1. History, Concept and Current Trends in Educational Psychology

1.1.1. History: Beginning, Birth and Consolidation of Educational Psychology 
1.1.2. Conceptual Issues and Epistemological Diversity 
1.1.3. Educational Research Methodology

1.2. Nature, Characteristics and Approaches to Learning 

1.2.1. Introduction 
1.2.2. Learning Metaphors
1.2.3. Conclusions 

1.3. Behavioral Theories and Implications for Education 

1.3.1. Classical Conditioning in the Educational Context 
1.3.2. Instrumental Conditioning in the Educational Context 
1.3.3. Operant Conditioning in the Educational Context 
1.3.4. Social Learning by Bandura 
1.3.5. Behavior Modification Techniques Based on Conditionings 

1.4. Theories of Information Processing

1.4.1. Beginnings, Influence Centers and Consolidation Period 
1.4.2. Adaptive Thought Control Theory
1.4.3. Theory of Schemes
1.4.4. Information Processing Theory 

1.5. Cognitive Learning Theories

1.5.1. Classic Theories 
1.5.2. Current Theories 
1.5.3. Implications in the Current Educational Context

1.6. Intelligence

1.6.1. Conceptualization 
1.6.2. Psychometric Approach Theories 
1.6.3. Assessment Tools
1.6.4. Current Cognitive Theories 
1.6.5. Current Theories
1.6.6. Feuerstein's Model
1.6.7. Sternberg Triarchic Theory
1.6.8. Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences 
1.6.9. Emotional Intelligence by Salovey, Mayer and Caruso
1.6.10. Assessment Tools 
1.6.11. Intervention Programs 

1.7. Learning Styles and Thinking 

1.7.1. Conceptualization 
1.7.2. Typologies, Features and Differential Criteria
1.7.3. Assessment Tools

1.8. School Motivation and Learning 

1.8.1. Conceptualization and Explanatory Models of Motivation
1.8.2. Types of Motivation
1.8.3. Academic Goals
1.8.4. Motivation for Achievement
1.8.5. Assessment Tools 
1.8.6. Intervention Models 

1.9. Creativity Conceptual Approach

1.9.1. Classic Models 
1.9.2. Current Models
1.9.3. Assessment Tools 
1.9.4. Educational Applications 

1.10. Interpersonal Relationships and Social Skills 

1.10.1. Classroom Group Processes
1.10.2. Classroom Dynamics
1.10.3. Conclusions

Module 2. Developmental Psychology

2.1. Fundamentals and Introduction to Developmental Psychology I

2.1.1. Objective
2.1.2. Introduction
2.1.3. Maturation, Concept and Evolutionary Importance
2.1.4. Gradual Development
2.1.5. Life Cycle Development
2.1.6. Multidimensional Development
2.1.7. A Common Development, but at a Different Pace
2.1.8. Factors to Consider
2.1.9. Conclusions
2.1.10. Summary 
2.1.11. References

2.2. Fundamentals and Introduction to Developmental Psychology II 

2.2.1. Objective
2.2.2. Introduction
2.2.3. Developmental Origins and the Figure of the Child
2.2.4. First Approaches to the Study of Development
2.2.5. Early Scientific Work on Development
2.2.6. Study Methodology
2.2.7. Case Studies
2.2.8. Some Experimental Designs
2.2.9. Theories to Consider
2.2.10. Conclusions
2.2.11. Summary
2.2.12. References

2.3. Prenatal Development

2.3.1. Introduction
2.3.2. Prenatal Development
2.3.3. The Germinal Phase
2.3.4. The Embryonic Stage
2.3.5. The Fetal Stage
2.3.6. Conclusions
2.3.7. Summary
2.3.8. References

2.4. Neuropsychological Development in Childhood

2.4.1. Introduction
2.4.2. Development of the Concept of Self and the Self-Concept
2.4.3. Conclusions
2.4.4. Summary
2.4.5. Bibliography

2.5. Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development 

2.5.1. Introduction
2.5.2. Jean Piaget
2.5.3. Biological Importance
2.5.4. The Concept of Intelligence
2.5.5. Intellectual Development in the Child according to Piaget
2.5.6. Stages of Development
2.5.7. Conclusions
2.5.8. Summary
2.5.9. Bibliography

2.6. Sociocultural Perspective, Information Processing Theory and Bruner's Theory

2.6.1. Introduction
2.6.2. Vygotsky
2.6.3. Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) and Assisted Learning
2.6.4. Vygotsky's Concept of Thought
2.6.5. The Development of Language for Vygotsky
2.6.6. Relationship Between Thought and Language
2.6.7. Jerome Bruner
2.6.8. Conclusions
2.6.9. Summary
2.6.10. Bibliography

2.7. Psychomotor Development: Fine and Gross Psychomotor Development

2.7.1. Introduction
2.7.2. Psychomotor Development
2.7.3. Psychomotricity: The Body Scheme 
2.7.4. Gross Psychomotricity 
2.7.5. Fine Psychomotor Skills 
2.7.6. Motor Development Over Time 
2.7.7. Development of Fine Motor Skills
2.7.8. Conclusions 
2.7.9. Summary
2.7.10. References

2.8. Introduction and Fundamental Elements of Language Development 

2.8.1. Introduction
2.8.2. The Beginnings of Language
2.8.3. First Language Steps
2.8.4. The First Words
2.8.5. The First Sentences 
2.8.6. Conclusions 
2.8.7. Summary
2.8.8. References

2.9. Prelinguistic and Linguistic Stage

2.9.1. Introduction
2.9.2. Conclusions 
2.9.3. Summary
2.9.4. Bibliography

2.10. Disorders Related to Language Development

2.10.1. Introduction
2.10.2. Conclusions 
2.10.3. Bibliography

Module 3. Neuroscience 

3.1. The Nervous System and Neurons

3.1.1. The Formation of the Nervous System
3.1.2. Types of Neurons

3.2. Neurobiological Basis of the Brain

3.2.1. Brain Hemispheres and Lobes
3.2.2. Localizationism vs. Brain Functionalism
3.3. Genetics and Neurodevelopment
3.3.1. Undifferentiated Neurons
3.3.2. Programmed Neuronal Death

3.4. Myelination

3.4.1. Inter-Neuronal Electrical Communication
3.4.2. Role of Myelin in Neurons

3.5. Brain Neurochemistry

3.5.1. Interneuronal Chemical Communication
3.5.2. Neurohormones and Their Functions

3.6. Plasticity and Brain Development

3.6.1. Age vs. Neuronal Plasticity
3.6.2. Neurodevelopment

3.7. Hemispheric Differences

3.7.1. Right Brain
3.7.2. Left Brain

3.8. Interhemispheric Connectivity

3.8.1. White Matter
3.8.2. Differences Between Genders

3.9. Localizationism vs. Functionalism

3.9.1. Hemispheric Functions
3.9.2. New Localizationism 

3.10. Invasive vs. Non-Invasive Techniques for Studying the Brain

3.10.1. Invasive Techniques
3.10.2. Non-Invasive Techniques

Module 4. Psychology of Learning

4.1. Learning and classical conditioning

4.1.1. Introduction
4.1.2. Reflex, Habituation and Sensitization
4.1.3. Classical Conditioning 

4.2. Operant Conditioning

4.2.1. Basics of Operant Conditioning
4.2.2. Reinforcement and Punishment Programs
4.2.3. Extinction

4.3. Causal Learning

4.3.1. Introduction
4.3.2. Causal Learning Models
4.3.3. Learned Helplessness

4.4. Spatial Learning

4.4.1. Introduction 
4.4.2. Tolman, Pioneer of Spatial Learning
4.4.3. Conclusions

4.5. Learning by Observation

4.5.1. Introduction
4.5.2. Observational Learning
4.5.3. Bandura's Social Learning Theory
4.5.4. Alternatives to Imitation
4.5.5. Brain Substrates: Mirror Neurons

4.6. Learning Concepts and Categories, Skills and Strategies

4.6.1. Introduction
4.6.2. Learning of Abstract Relationships (Categories and Concepts)
4.6.3. Learning Skills
4.6.4. Learning Strategies

4.7. Deductive Reasoning

4.7.1. Introduction
4.7.2. Deductive Reasoning: Propositional
4.7.3. Key Inferences
4.7.4. Reasoning Theories

4.8. Probabilistic Reasoning

4.8.1. Introduction to Inductive Reasoning: Categorical Induction
4.8.2. Introduction to Probabilistic Reasoning
4.8.3. Heuristics
4.8.4. Mental Models Theory

4.9. Learning, Motivation, and Emotions

4.9.1. Introduction
4.9.2. Normative Decision Theory
4.9.3. Decision-Making 

4.10. Contextual Reasoning

4.10.1. Daily Reasoning
4.10.2. Argumentative Skills
4.10.3. Creativity

Module 5. Psychological Evaluation

5.1. Theoretical Foundations of Psychological Assessment 

5.1.1. Definition and Objectives 
5.1.2. Contents of the Neuropsychological Evaluation
5.1.3. Conclusions 

5.2. Anamnesis or Medical History

5.2.1. Introduction and Role of the Clinical History
5.2.2. Compilation of Clinical History
5.2.3. History Content

5.3. Clinical Interview and Behavioral Observation

5.3.1. Clinical Interview
5.3.2. Observation of the Interviewee's Behavior
5.3.3. Conclusions

5.4. Essential Elements of Selection, Administration and Proofreading

5.4.1. Record Keeping and Note Taking
5.4.2. Test Standards Procedures
5.4.3. Proofreading
5.4.4. Interpreting Tests 

5.5. Special Populations in Neuropsychological Evaluation

5.5.1. Application of Tests to Patients with Aphasia
5.5.2. Application of Tests to Patients with Motor Impairment
5.5.3. Child Neuropsychological Evaluations
5.5.4. Geroneuropsychology
5.5.5. Psychiatric Behaviours
5.5.6. Forensics Neuropsychological Evaluations

5.6. Psychological Report Writing

5.6.1. Introduction
5.6.2. Writing a Neuropsychological Report
5.6.3. Organization of a Neuropsychological Report

5.7. Instruments for the Assessment of Intelligence and Attention 

5.7.1. Wechsler Scale
5.7.2. Reynolds Scales
5.7.3. Kaufman Scales
5.7.4. Stanford-Binet Scales
5.7.5. Raven Scales
5.7.6. Color Trail Test
5.7.7. Trail-Making Test
5.7.8. Continuous Performance Test
5.7.9. Digit Spam
5.7.10. Face Difference Perception Test
5.7.11. Attention and Concentration Test

5.8. Instruments for the Assessment of Executive Functions, Learning and Memory 

5.8.1.  Behavioral Assessment of the Dysexecutive Syndrome BADS
5.8.2. Tower of Hanoi/Seville, Ring Test
5.8.3. Stroop Color and Word Test
5.8.4. Neuropsychological Evaluation of Executive Functions in Children
5.8.5. Wisconsin Card Sorting Test
5.8.6. Porteus Maze Test
5.8.7. California Verbal Learning Test (CVLT)
5.8.8. Wechsler Memory Scales-iv
5.8.9. Spain-Complutense Verbal Learning Test TAVEC and TAVECI
5.8.10. TOMAL Memory and Learning Test

5.9. Instruments for the Assessment of Motor, Visual, Visuospatial and Visuotactile Functions

5.9.1. Clock Test
5.9.2. King Osterrieth Figure Copy Test
5.9.3. Bender Visuomotor Gestalt Test
5.9.4. Frostig Visual Perception Development Test
5.9.5. Benton Visual Retention Test BVRT
5.9.6. Superimposed Figures Recognition Test
5.9.7. Right-Left Recognition Test
5.9.8. Design Test with Cubes and Puzzles
5.9.9. Object Recognition Test and Finger Recognition Test
5.9.10. Tests for Motor Skills Assessment

5.10. Neuropsychological Tests 

5.10.1. Luria-Christensen Test
5.10.2. Cumanin and Cumanes Neuropsychological Maturity Questionnaire
5.10.3. Mini-Mental State Examination MMSE    

Module 6. Developmental Language Disorder

6.1. Introduction
6.2. Thought and Language: Their Relationships

6.2.1. Theories Explaining its Development
6.2.2. Thought and Language. Interdependence
6.2.3. The Place of Language in Learning

6.3. Relationship between Language and Learning Difficulties

6.3.1. Communication, Language, Speech and Language
6.3.2. Language Development: General Aspects
6.3.3. Language Impairment Prevention

6.4. Language Developmental Delay and its Implications in Learning Difficulties

6.4.1. Conceptualization of Language Development Delay and its Characterization
6.4.2. Causes of Delayed Language Development
6.4.3. Importance of Early Identification and Care at School
6.4.4. Delayed Language Development as a Risk Factor for Learning Difficulties

6.5. Most Common Language Disorders in Students

6.5.1. Concepts and Delimitations
6.5.2. Speech Disorders. Its Features in the Following Components: Phonetic, Phonological, Morpho-Lexical, Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic
6.5.3. Speech Disorders: Dyslalia, Dysarthria, Rhinolalia, Dysphonia, and Stuttering

6.6. Language Evaluation

6.6.1. Assessment Tools
6.6.2. Components to be Evaluated
6.6.3. Evaluation Report

6.7. Attention to Language Disorders in Educational Institutions

6.7.1. Language Disorders
6.7.2. Speech Disorders

6.8. Activities for the Integration of Knowledge and its Practical Application 
6.9. Recommending Readings
6.10. Bibliography

Module 7. Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and Intervention

7.1. Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: Fundamental Aspects

7.1.1. Comorbidity with other Disorders
7.1.2. Psychopathology and Different Contexts 
7.1.3. Vulnerability and Associated Risk

7.2. Classification of Child and Adolescent Psychopathological Disorders

7.2.1. Criteria of Abnormal Behavior
7.2.2. Disorders and their Classification
7.2.3. Properties of Child Psychopathology Classifications 

7.3. Assessment of Disorders in Children: General Characteristics

7.3.1. Diagnostic Evaluation in Childhood: Characteristics
7.3.2. The Evaluation Process: Phases and Instruments 

7.4. The Intervention in Infantile Stages: Differential Aspects

7.4.1. Specific Characteristics 
7.4.2. The Intervention Process 
7.4.3. Limitations of the Intervention 

7.5. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

7.5.1. Description, Characteristics 
7.5.2. Clinical Diagnosis and Assessment of the Disorder
7.5.3. Treatments

7.6. Autism Spectrum Disorders

7.6.1. Description and Characteristics
7.6.2. Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions

7.7. Childhood and Adolescent Depression

7.7.1. Features
7.7.2. Assessment of the Disorder
7.7.3. Treatment 

7.8. Childhood Anxiety Disorders and Phobias

7.8.1. Features
7.8.2. Psychological Assessment
7.8.3. Treatment

7.9. Disruptive Behavior Disorders

7.9.1. Description and Clinical Characteristics
7.9.2. Assessment of the Disorder
7.9.3. Treatments 

7.10. Different Clinical Entities of Interest in Infantile-Juvenile Stages

7.10.1. Abuse and Maltreatment
7.10.2. Physical Illnesses
7.10.3. Chronic Pain

Module 8. Early Care

8.1. Introduction

8.1.1. Prevention of Needs

8.2. Language Intervention

8.2.1. Language Disorders

8.3. Intervention in the Development 

8.3.1. Prenatal and Non-Prenatal Origin

8.4. Intervention in Emotional Disorders

8.4.1. Difficulties in Emotional Development

8.5. Mistreatment and Abuse

8.5.1. Family Context

8.6. Attachment Disorders

8.6.1. The Attachment Figure

8.7. Intervention in Sensory Alterations

8.7.1. Sensory Disturbances

8.8. Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

8.8.1. Comorbidity with other Disorders 

8.9. Minority Syndromes and Rare Diseases

8.9.1. Social Exclusions and Difficulties 

8.10. Elaboration of Intervention Programs

8.10.1. Evaluation and Intervention Instruments

Module 9. Affective and Social Development

9.1. Introduction to the Study of Affective and Social Development

9.1.1. Introduction
9.1.2. Explanatory Theories
9.1.3. Classification of Social Development Studies

9.2. Beginning of Affective Relationships

9.2.1. Conditions Necessary for an Attachment to Form
9.2.2. Guidance for Parents to Improve Interaction with the Child with a Disability
9.2.3. The Formation of the First Attachment
9.2.4. Components of the Attachment Relationship
9.2.5. Evolution of Attachment During Childhood

9.3. Development and Evolution of Attachment in Infancy

9.3.1. Theories on Affective Development
9.3.2. Affective Development
9.3.3. Types of Attachment
9.3.4. Emotional development

9.4. Development of Attachment from Adolescence to Adulthood

9.4.1. Attachment in Adolescence
9.4.2. Attachment in Young Adults
9.4.3. Attachment in Middle-Aged and Older Adults
9.4.4. Differences in Attachment in Adulthood

9.5. Development of Personal Identity

9.5.1. The Development of the Self-Concept
9.5.2. Self-Esteem: the Evaluation Component of Self-Esteem
9.5.3. The Development of Self-Control
9.5.4. Who Am I Going to Be? Forging an Identity
9.5.5. The Other Side of Social Cognition: Getting to Know Others

9.6. Peer-to-Peer Relationships

9.6.1. Peers: A New Social Experience?
9.6.2. Sibling Relationships from 2 to 6 Years of Age
9.6.3. Social Interactions in Play, Aggressiveness and Prosociality
9.6.4. Peer Relationships: Friendship
9.6.5. Children's Groups and Dominance Hierarchies
9.6.6. The Determinants of Social Experience

9.7. Social Development in Adolescence

9.7.1. Model of Individual Change: Erikson's Theory
9.7.2. Self-Concept and Self-Esteem
9.7.3. Family Relationships
9.7.4. Relationships with Peers

9.8. Moral Development

9.8.1. What is Moral Development?
9.8.2. Moral Thinking
9.8.3. Moral Behavior
9.8.4. Moral Sentiments
9.8.5. Moral Education
9.8.6. Values, Religion and Sects

9.9. Early Promotion of Emotional Development

9.9.1. Factors that Determine Parental Performance
9.9.2. Intervention Models
9.9.3. Educational Criteria for Parents

9.10. Intervention in Social Development

9.10.1. Family Education and Social Competence
9.10.2. Assessment of Social Competence in Young Children
9.10.3. Development of Social Competence in the Early Childhood School
9.10.4. Procedures for Developing Social Competence in Early Childhood Schools
9.10.5. Prevention of Antisocial Behavior

Module 10. Behavior Modification Techniques

10.1. Introduction: What is Behavior Modification? 

10.1.1. Delimitation of Behavior Modification
10.1.2. Brief Historical Development of Behavior Modification
10.1.3. Basic Assumptions of Behavior Modification
10.1.4. Fundamental Currents of Behavior Modification

10.2. Behavioral Assessment

10.2.1. Introduction
10.2.2. Define Behavior
10.2.3. Record of Behavior
10.2.4. Behavioral Analysis

10.3. Learning Principles applied to Behavior Modification

10.3.1. Introduction
10.3.2. Definition of Reinforcement and Punishment
10.3.3. Types of Reinforcers
10.3.4. The Principle of Premack
10.3.5. Choice of Reinforcers
10.3.6. Enhancer Applications
10.3.7. Reinforcement Programs

10.4. Contingency Control (I): Procedures for Developing and Maintaining Behavioral Behaviors

10.4.1. Simple Contingency Techniques (Reinforcement, Shaping, Chaining and Fading)
10.4.2. Organized Contingency Systems (Behavioral Contracts, Token Economy)
10.4.3. Modeling and Social Skills Training

10.5. Contingency Control (II): Procedures to Reduce Behaviors 

10.5.1. Extinction
10.5.2. Differential Reinforcement
10.5.3. Stimulus Control
10.5.4. Cost of Response
10.5.5. Time Off
10.5.6. Satiation
10.5.7. Overcorrection
10.5.8. Positive Punishment
10.5.9. Covert Techniques
10.5.10. Aversive Techniques

10.6. Muscle Relaxation and Abdominal Breathing

10.6.1. Introduction: Framework of the Techniques
10.6.2. Progressive Muscular Relaxation
10.6.3. Abdominal Breathing

10.7. Systematic Desensitization and its Variants

10.7.1. Systematic Desensitization
10.7.2. Live Desensitization
10.7.3. Desensitization as a Control Technique

10.8. Exposure Techniques 

10.8.1. Exposure Procedures
10.8.2. Variants and Variables Involved in Exposure
10.8.3. Conclusions

10.9. Stress Inoculation and Other Coping Techniques 

10.9.1. Introduction
10.9.2. Procedure of the Stress Inoculation
10.9.3. Conclusions 

10.10. The Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Approach 

10.10.1. Introduction
10.10.2. Philosophical and Theoretical Presuppositions
10.10.3. Elements of Therapy
10.10.4. Therapy Phases
10.10.5. Clinical Applications and Assessment

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