This course surveys the scientific findings about the nature and causes of individual behavior in social settings. Instruction explores what is known about social perception and cognition; attitudes; prejudice and discrimination; interpersonal attraction; influence and persuasion; altruism; aggression and violence; group dynamics; the role of personality and individual differences in relationships; and how the principles of social psychology are applied to advertising, behavioral medicine, psychotherapy, the workplace, our legal system, and organizations.
Prerequisite: XL 10 Introductory Psychology and XL 41 Psychological Statistics.
Santa Monica College: 120 Academy of Entertainment & Technology, 1660 Stewart St.
Monday & Wednesday, 6-9pm,
October 29 - December 10
12 meetings total
(no mtg 11/12)