HONR 2000Q Interpersonal Perception

(B) Bachelors
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
(UDEN) Farquhar - Dean's Office
3 credits

This course examines the psychological processes involved in our perception of other's behavior, personality, and affective states. The goal of the course is to provide students with a broad survey of the factors that influence the way in which we perceive people, and to give students experience with the methods with which experimental psychology investigates these issues. Readings are from such diverse fields an nonverbal communication, social cognition, empathy, gender studies, cognitive development, and personality psychology. Satisfies general education requirements in Social & Behavioral Sciences. Perquisite: Honors students only. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2007 (200820))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of such topics as: nonverbal decoding ability, deception detection, theory of mind, cognitive biases in interpersonal perception, gender differences in interpersonal perception, interpersonal perception of personality disorders, and interpersonal perception of rapport.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to reason critically and scientifically about psychological research findings from an empirical orientation.
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