2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Aug 18, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 255 - Experimental Social Psychology

The course will explore in some depth the contributions of experimental research to understanding various social psychological phenomena, including conformity and obedience; cognitive dissonance; self-concepts; impression formation and attribution; liking and interpersonal attraction; prejudice and stereotyping; social dilemmas; aggression; helping and altruism; and others. Each student will write a paper and lead a discussion on one such topic, which he or she will select. All students will read these papers and selected works in these topic areas.

Prerequisites for this course require a grade of C- or better

This course fulfills the mid-level First Seminar requirement of the Psychology major.



Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered periodically