Course Information

Social Psychology (PSY 360)

Term: 2019-2020 Spring Term


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Mon-Wed-Fri, 9:00 AM - 10:40 AM (3/16/2020 - 5/1/2020) Location: MAIN HB 125


A survey of theory and research in social psychology, emphasizing experimental investigations of attitudes and social cognition, and interpersonal relations and group processes. It is a general introduction to social psychology for majors and non-majors in psychology. Emphasis is given to the psychological components of common social behaviors including the psychological aspects of contemporary social problems. The course further reviews social influence, conformity, social perception, attitude changes, small groups, social behavior, and social influences on behavior, theories and research on attitude change and persuasion, stereotypes and prejudice, conformity and obedience to authority, altruism, conflict, attraction, love, and collective behavior. Prerequisites: PSY 230 and PSY 252