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  • PSYCHOLOGY 151    Section:

    SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

    Fall Quarter 2004

    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: Psychology 1, 41.

    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, leadership and organizational effectiveness, and the application of social psychology to practical problems, including those arising in courtroom settings.

     

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

     

    Textbook: Myers, D.G. Social Psychology, (7th Edition), McGraw-Hill.

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    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    206 Olson M W   10:00 AM - 11:50 PM
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Joel Johnson 174A Young Hall M 12-2, Th 12-2