UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

HCS6376 - Social Psychology

HCS 6376 (PSYC 6376) Social Psychology (3 semester hours) Overview of the social bases of behavior. Topics may include social cognition and self-justification, biases in judgment, attitudes and persuasion, conformity, compliance, group dynamics, prejudice and stereotyping, interpersonal attraction and relationships, aggression and altruism, cultural diversity, and applications relevant to these aspects of the human experience. Special attention to research paradigms of interest to students developing their own empirical work. (3-0) Y