PSY 3140: Social Psychology


Examines how an individual’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people. Specific topics include aggression, attitudes, social influence, stereotypes, and group processes.


  1. Describe the history of social psychology.
  2. Evaluate the underlying principles in the field of social psychology.
  3. Explain how social psychologists study human behavior.
  4. Discuss the application of social psychology to a variety of disciplines.
  5. Analyze the conclusions of empirical research in social psychology.
  6. Explain how social environments influence the understanding of individuals.
  7. Examine how our own biases influence perceptions of various behaviors.


  1. PSY 1010


Social psychology

Publisher: SAGE (2019)
Author: Heinzen, T., & Goodfriend, W.
ISBN: 9781506357515
Price: $124.80

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