Psychology of TimeSemester Course

Psychology of Time, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Psychology, Sociology
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course focuses on temporal matters in a variety of areas: individual differences, social and clinical psychology, cross-cultural communication, and sustainability. It has two major parts. Part one is dedicated to the temporal aspects of individual behavior, such as use of time, pace of life, temporal orientations, and motivation. Part two covers temporal aspects of groups, temporal identity of groups and cultures, reactions to change and adaptation, collective actions, and the role of time in solving social dilemmas.

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Anna Sircova

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. (Moscow State University, 2008). M.A. (Clinical Psychology, Moscow State University, 2004). Founder of the International Research Network on Time Perspective, 2006 - present. Contributor to Time Diagnostics, London, U.K., 2013-present. Supervisor of B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. students at Tallinn University in Estonia and at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia. Works as an independent researcher in Copenhagen, Denmark. Research interests are within psychological time, cultures, design thinking, creativity, complex systems, and social simulations. With DIS since 2014.

Psychology, Anna Sircova