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Groups: Social Influence
- Compare and contrast conformity and obedience.
- Evaluate the effect of group influence on the self using classic and contemporary literature.
Applications of Social Psychology
- Discuss the utility of social psychology in the real world.
- Make connections between social psychology and other disciplines.
Introduction to Social Psychology
- Analyze the conceptual foundations of social psychology.
- Explain the concept of situationism and the role that it plays in social psychology.
- Explain the various aspects of the concept of the self, including self-concept, self-esteem, self-discrepancy and self-presentation.
The Self: Personology and Social Cognition
- Analyze the concept of persuasion as it relates to social psychology.
- Analyze the influence that consonant and dissonant cognitions have on attitudes and behaviors.
Groups: Social Biases
- Analyze the concept of social bias.
- Explain the differences between subtle and blatant bias.
- Evaluate strategies that can be used to overcome social biases.
- Evaluate the concept of prosocial behavior.
- Analyze the elements of attraction and intimacy within interpersonal relationships.
- Analyze cognitive theories related to aggression and antisocial behavior.
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