Psychology 240

Social Psychology

Psychology 240
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Psychology 120 and 12 credits
English 100

This course introduces an overall view of the field of social psychology in order to address major issues and topics that fall within this field and to cover the conditions and circumstances that lead to social behavior and cognition. A wide range of issues and topics will be covered in this course including: nonverbal communication, attribution, impression, cognitive biases, behavior and social cognition, attitude formation, persuasion, cognitive dissonance, social and gender identities, interpersonal attraction, conformity, compliance, and obedience, pro-social behavior, aggression, and group dynamics.