Course Schedule

PSY 240: Social Psychology

DATES TOPICS READINGS ASSIGNMENTS




June 13 Introduction, Methods, Social Motives

Ch. 1, p. 39-51, 361-362, 602-604, 140-145, 222-225, 56-75, 98-100, 532-536

Illusion and well-being...

 




June 20 Attributions and Impression Formation

p. 102-112, 80-98


Evaluating videotaped confessions

Weapon Bias...

Deliberation-without-attention effect

Smells like clean spirit...

 




June 27

 

Attitudes and Behavior, Persuasion, Conformity

 

Ch. 4, 6, 7

Does watching smoking...

EXAM 1





July 4
NO CLASS - HOLIDAY


 





July 11

Group Influence and Group Conflict

Ch. 8, 13

The constructive, destructive, and reconstructive power...





July 18
Prejudice and Attraction

Ch. 9, 11

Selective versus unselective...

EXAM 2





July 25 Helping and Aggression

Ch. 10, 12

Stereotype threat effects on ...






August 1

Social Change


EXAM 3 ; Final Journal Due