PSYC207N : Social Psychology

This course will examine theory and research in the science of individual human behavior in social situations as well as applications of its major principles in everyday life. The course is designed to illustrate how the individual and society are shaped by mutual interaction of mental processes, situational factors, individual differences, and group phenomena within cultures and social structures. Students will investigate the manner in which the behavior, feelings or thoughts of the individual are influenced or determined by the behavior and/or characteristics of others. Diversity, prejudice, institutional aggression, and the political process will be investigated.