Course Schedule

PSY 240: Social Psychology

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DATES TOPICS READINGS ASSIGNMENTS




Mar 27
Introduction / Methods

 

Ch. 1

Mar 29 Social Motives

p. 38-49, 362, 601-605

Mere categorization and ...

Correlation coefficients
Type of correlation?

Mar 31 Social Motives

p. 134-140, 219-223

Illusion and well-being...





Apr 3 Attributions

 

55-74, 96-99, 528-534

Dread risk, September 11...

Apr 5 Attributions

 

p. 100-109

Evaluating videotaped confessions

p. 78-85

Apr 7
Impression Formation


p. 86-96

Does watching smoking...





Apr 10
Impression Formation

 

Weapon Bias...

Apr 12

Judgment Biases


Automaticity of being

Research Summary Paper due

Apr 14
Judgment Biases

 

Deliberation-without-attention effect

Smells like clean spirit...






Apr 17
EXAM 1



Implicit Association Test

 

Apr 19
Attitudes and Behavior

Ch. 4

The last chocolate study

 
Apr 21 Persuasion




Apr 24

Persuasion / Demonstrations

Ch. 7

 


Apr 26 Conformity

Ch. 5

Apr 28
Conformity

Ch. 6

The constructive, destructive, and reconstructive power...


 


Journal due





May 1
Group Influence

Ch. 8

 


 

May 3

Group Influence

Assignment 8

topic resources: group influence

May 5

Group Conflict / Demonstrations

Ch. 13
 




May 8 Group Conflict

Assignment 9

May 10

EXAM 2

May 12
Prejudice
Ch. 9




May 15

Prejudice

Cub fans / Myers blog

May 17
Prejudice / Demonstrations

Stereotype threat effects on ...

May 19 Attraction

 

Ch. 11






May 22
Attraction


Beauty is in the mind...

Selective versus unselective...

May 24 Attraction / Demonstrations


May 26
Helping

Ch. 12

The number of fatalities...





May 29 MEMORIAL DAY -- NO CLASS
May 31

Aggression / Demonstrations

Ch. 10

Influences of serotonin...

June 2 Aggression

Assignment 12





June 5 EXAM 3
7:30-9:30
JOURNAL DUE