Psychology of Behaviour and Opinions (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S00772
Name of lecturer
Monica Pedrazza
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-PSI/05 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. I A dal Oct 1, 2007 al Nov 3, 2007.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Educational goals are :
- to analyze cognitive and emotional processes which regulate social perception,
- attitudes and past behaviour, (Ajzen)
- attitudes and social norms, (Ajzen & Fishbein)
- attitudes and behaviour
- attitudes, intention and desire (Bagozzi)
- Attributional processes and styles

Syllabus

-Cognitive dissonance
-Stereotypes and prejudice,
-Theories about attitude-behaviour Relation,
-Milgram’s obedience experiment and Zimbardo’s Standford Prison experiment,
-Altruism and selfishness,


Texts
- Pedrazza M. 2007, L’educatore professionale, Carocci, Roma
- Capitoli 2,3,4,5,6,7, del testo
Polmonari A., Cavazza M, Rubini M.,(a cura di) 2002, Psicologia Sociale, Il Mulino , Bologna.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.