|PSYC3433||Social Cognition||3 ch (3C) [W]|
A review of research and theories examining how people make sense of their social world: How they perceive, represent, interpret, and remember information about themselves and about other individuals and groups. Topics may include representation, recall, and use of social knowledge, controllability of thought processes, effects of feelings and desires, and stereotype activation and use. Experimental and quasi-experimental methodologies employed in social psychology will also be discussed.
Prerequisite: PSYC 2403.