Psychology | Social Psychology
P320 | 0526 | Thompson, S.


Social Psychology is the scientific study of how the thoughts,
feelings, and behaviors of individuals are influenced by their social
environment and presence of others. This course is designed to provide
an overview of some of the topics that social psychologists are
concerned with. Our survey will address three broad areas: social
perception (to include topics such as self-perception, attributions
and judgements of others, stereotypes, racism, and sexism); social
influence (to include such topics as persuasion, conformity,
compliance, and obedience); and social relations (to include such
topics as helping behavior, aggression, interpersonal attraction,love,
and sex).