Social Psychology (2012/2013)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S00731
Name of lecturer
Elena Trifiletti
Coordinator
Elena Trifiletti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PSI/05 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIB dal Apr 22, 2013 al Jun 9, 2013.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall SPD from May 6, 2013  to Jun 9, 2013
Friday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall SPD from May 6, 2013  to Jun 9, 2013

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the major psychosocial processes, methods, and theorizing in social psychology. Students will develop intellectual skills, such as critical reflection, analysis and interpretation of psychosocial phenomena, and design of interventions.

Syllabus

The course covers the following topics:
- psychosocial research methods,
- social cognition and perception,
- social categorization and stereotypes,
- self, personal and social identity,
- attitudes and persuasion,
- aggression and prosocial behavior,
- social influence in groups,
- leadership and decision making in groups,
- intergroup conflict, prejudice, and discrimination
Readings:
- Hogg M.A, & Vaughan G.M.(2012). Psicologia sociale: Teorie e applicazioni. Milano, Pearson.
- One paper to be chosen from the journal In-Mind Italia (http://it.in-mind.org/, open access)

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam + oral exam (optional)