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  • PSYCHOLOGY 151    Section: 1

    SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

    Spring Quarter 2007

    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: Psychology 1, 41.
    PSYCHOLOGY 151 Section: 1 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY Spring Quarter 2007

    Units: 4 Prerequisites: Psychology 1, 41.

    Course Description

    Course Goals: To facilitate the understanding and prediction of social behavior and the understanding of the relations between self, others and society.

    Course Format: Lectures, with films and classroom demonstrations.

    Main Topics: Methodological and theoretical orientations in social psychology, factors biasing social judgment and social behavior, forming impressions of the self and others, interpersonal relationships and interpersonal communication, changing attitudes and influencing behavior, aggression and altruism, intergroup and intragroup relations, and the application of social psychology to practical problems, including those arising in courtroom settings.

    Grading: Three two hour tests, composed primarily of multiple-choice items. Exams are noncumulative, and are based upon the lectures and text.

    Text: Myers, D.G. Social Psychology, (9th Edition), McGraw-Hill, 2007.

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    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    6 Olson M W   10:00 AM - 11:50 PM
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Joel Johnson 174A Young Hall M and W 2-4