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Social Psychologists explore the psychological factors that influence individual behaviours within social situations. As such, the aim of this course is to provide students with an introduction to the range of topics within experimental social psychology, with a defined focus on social cognition.
Topics covered within this lecture based course include: Stereotypes; social perception and action; self-control; consciousness and mimicry.
This course provides a scientific explanation for social phenomena, making it ideal for students with an interest in individual and group behaviour.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Tutorial Participation 10%
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Factual||Remember||Students will be able to describe major social psychological theories and central findings from contemporary research in core topics in the area.|
|Conceptual||Evaluate||Students will be able to evaluate and articulate how research in social psychology can inform societal issues|
|Conceptual||Analyse||Students will learn the skills to understand and evaluate the scientific basis of claims regarding everyday social phenomena.|
|Reflection||Understand||Students will become aware of the moral and ethical implications of social psychological theory and research|