Psychology of Behaviour and Opinions (2012/2013)

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Course code
4S00772
Name of lecturer
Monica Pedrazza
Coordinator
Monica Pedrazza
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PSI/05 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIA dal Feb 25, 2013 al Apr 21, 2013.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Purpouse of the course is to explain and discuss the various intra-group and inter-personal psychological processes. In particular one will investigate the way people present themselves through the activation of various attitudes. One will underline the dangerous outcome of pregjudice. One will investigate different forms of domestic and social violence related to discrimination. One will try to understand why do people affiliate: what do people look for when they affiliate under stress?

Syllabus

- Perception and working trough processes of negative events in social relation
- Minimal group experiments,
- Basic issues in attitudes research,
- Attitude function sand structure
- Attitudes guide information processing
- Attitudes as predictor of behavior
- The nature of causal attribution
- Error and biases in the attribution process
- Attribution in clinical psychology-

1) Hogg M.A, Vaughan G.M., 2012, Psicologia sociale teorie e applicazioni, Pearson, Milano
2) Krahè B., 2005, Psicologia sociale dell’aggressività, Il Mulino, Bologna

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral Exam