PSYC 2160H Social Psychology Honors

(B) Bachelors
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credits

This course provides an introduction to the scientific study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the real or imagined presence of other people. Topics such as self-perception, judgment and decision-making, rationalization, attitude change, conformity, social influence, obedience, attraction, love, aggression, violence, altruism, deception, nonverbal communication, and prejudice will be covered. Prerequisite: PSYC 1020 or PSYC 1020H and Honors Students Only. (Description Last Updated: Summer I 2013 (201350))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of such topics as self-perception, judgment and decision-making, rationalization, attitude change, conformity, social influence, obedience, attraction, love, aggression, violence, altruism, deception, nonverbal communication, and prejudice.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to reason critically and scientifically about psychological research findings from an empirical orientation.
  3. Produce two papers, one of which will be a proposal for an original empirical study.
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