Psychology and Brain Sciences | Social Psychology
P320 | 13722 | Hirt


P320 - Preparation:  P101, P102, or P106.

Description:  Principles of scientific psychology applied to
individuals in social situations.

Format:  Mainly lecture, some discussion.

Important areas within subject:  Knowledge of the main theories and
research findings in social psychology, ability to evaluate theory
and research in social psychology, ability to apply knowledge from
social psychology to everyday life situations.

Tests and Grades:  There will be four objective exams, plus a series
of short idea papers, 2-3 pages in length.  The idea papers
constitute the equivalent of one test.  Exam questions are mostly
multiple choice; however there will be a couple of short answer
questions included.  All exams count; however, there will be the
opportunity to earn extra credit.

Availability of Instructor:  Office hours.  Students are welcome to
come at other times.  To ensure availability at other times,
appointments can be made.