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Module code:PSYC1202 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Social Psychology
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Dr Eva Krumhuber
Organiser's location:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Available for students in Year(s):1
Module prerequisites:First and second year modules are largely unavailable to non-Psychology students due to the number of students who take them as part of their programme. To find out if they are available to you please visit the website below, selecting the relevant information sheet. 
Module outline:The themes, methods and ideas of social psychology will be introduced in this course. We will look at how individuals understand themselves and other people, the relationship between behaviour, self and the social situation, and the forces that govern interactions between individuals and groups. We will pay particular attention to the emerging field of social cognitive neuroscience, and moves to understand social phenomena with the tools of cognitive and perceptual psychology.  
Module aims: 
Module objectives:By the end of the course, students should have gained an understanding of the social processes that influence human thought and action and be able to describe and discuss influential theories in the field and the major findings related to them. 
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Module assessment:Unseen three-hour written examination 100.00% 
Notes:Core Course for Psychology students (and PALS students). Not available as an elective module. 
Taking this module as an option?:no 
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Last updated:2016-08-26 11:21:46 by ucjtm62