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  • PSYCHOLOGY 151    Section: 2

    INTRODUCTION TO PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY

    Summer Session II Quarter 2009

    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: Psychology 1, Psychology 41.
    Social psychology is the scientific study of the way people think about, feel, and behave in social situations. It involves understanding how people influence, and are influenced by, the others around them. A primary goal of this course is to introduce you to the perspectives, research methods, and empirical findings of social psychology. You will learn about the central theories and findings in social psychology, and the ways in which social psychologists derive their theories and hypotheses. Throughout the course, emphasis will be placed on developing critical and integrative ways of thinking about theory and research in social psychology. Another important goal of the course is to cultivate your skills in analyzing the social situations and events that you encounter in your everyday lives.

    Text(s):

    Book Title: Social Psychology
    Author: Eliot R. Smith and Diane M. Mackie
    Copyright Year: 2007
    Edition: 3rd
    ISBN: 978-1-84169-409-2

    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    217 Art M T W R   12:10 PM - 1:50 PM
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Jeff Sherman , Ph.D. 102B Young Hall