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|Offered at:||(B, G, W, X)|
Trimester 1, Trimester 3 (X) (2010-2011)
|Unit chair:||J Webb (B)|
|Prerequisite:||HPS111 and HPS121|
|Incompatible with:||HPS674, HPS774|
|Contact hours:||1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 2 hour tutorial per fortnight|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit covers the main theories and research methods of social psychology. Topics include: ethical issues in social psychology; social knowledge; attribution; nature and measurement of attitudes; changing attitudes; social influence; group processes and decision-making; prejudice; self and identity; affiliation, attraction and love; and prosocial behaviour.
Examination (2 hours) 50%, assignment (2000 words) 50%
Vaughan, G & Hogg, M 2008, Introduction to Social Psychology, 5th edn, Prentice-Hall, Sydney
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