Course Schedule

PSY 240: Social Psychology

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DATES TOPICS READINGS ASSIGNMENTS




Mar 26
Introduction / Methods

 


Mar 28 Social Motives

Ch. 1

Correlation coefficients
Type of correlation?

Mar 30 Social Motives

p. 31-32, 305-306, 517-524

Mere categorization and ...





Apr 2 Attributions

p. 108-115, 184-187

Illusion and well-being...

 

Apr 4 Attributions

42-58, 73-76, 455-461

Dread risk, September 11...

 

Apr 6
Impression Formation

p. 82-89, 62-73

Evaluating videotaped confessions


 





Apr 9
Impression Formation

 

p. 480-490

Does watching smoking...

Apr 11

Judgment Biases

Weapon Bias...


Automaticity of being

Research Summary Paper due

Apr 13
Judgment Biases

 

Deliberation-without-attention effect

Smells like clean spirit...






Apr 16
EXAM 1



Implicit Association Test

 

Apr 18
Attitudes and Behavior

Ch. 4

The last chocolate study

 
Apr 20 Persuasion




Apr 23

Persuasion

Ch. 7

 


Apr 25 Conformity / Demonstrations

Ch. 5

Apr 27
Conformity

Ch. 6

The constructive, destructive, and reconstructive power...


 


Journal due





Apr 30
Group Influence

Ch. 8

 


 

May 2

Group Influence

Assignment 8

topic resources: group influence

May 4

Group Conflict / Demonstrations

Ch. 13
 




May 7 Group Conflict

Assignment 9

May 9

EXAM 2

May 11
Prejudice
Ch. 9




May 14

Prejudice

Cub fans

Darker demons of our nature

May 16
Prejudice / Demonstrations

Stereotype threat effects on ...

May 18 Attraction

 

Ch. 11






May 21
Attraction


Beauty is in the mind...

Selective versus unselective...

May 23 Attraction / Demonstrations


May 25
Helping

Ch. 12

 





May 28
NO CLASS -- MEMORIAL DAY

May 30

Aggression / Demonstrations

Ch. 10

June 1 Aggression

Assignment 12

Influences of serotonin...





June 4 EXAM 3
10:00-12:00pm
JOURNAL DUE