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Psychology 325: Social Psychology

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Course Schedule:

Please note that the course schedule and procedures may change in the event of extenuating circumstances. Some material from Chapters 14, 15 and 16 are covered in earlier lectures.

Day & Date

Lecture/Discussion Topic

Related Readings

Tues., 8/22

Introductions

Chapter 1

Thurs.,, 8/24

Research Methods

Chapter 2; Internet Sources

Tues., 8/29

x

x

Thurs.,, 8/31

x

Tues., 9/5

Social cognition

Chapter 3;
Internet Sources

Thurs.,, 9/7

x x

Tues., 9/12

Social perception Chapter 4;
Internet Sources

Thurs.,, 9/14

The self

Chapter 5:
Internet Sources

Tues., 9/19

x

x

Thurs.,, 9/21

Quiz #1

x

Tues., 9/26

Self justification

Chapter 6;
Internet Sources

Thurs.,, 10/1

Project #1 or Project #2 due

x

Tues., 10/3

Stress & coping

Chapter 13;
Internet Sources

Thurs.,, 10/5

NO CLASS

x

Tues., 10/10

Quiz #2

x

Thurs.,, 10/12

NO CLASS

x

Tues., 10/17

x

x

Thurs.,, 10/19

Attitudes

Chapter 7;
Internet Sources

Tues., 10/24

Conformity

Chapter 8;
Internet Sources

Thurs.,, 10/26

Stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination

Chapter 15;
Internet Sources

Tues., 10/31

x

x

Thurs.,, 11/2

Group processes

Chapter 9;
Internet Sources

Tues., 11/7

x

x

Thurs.,, 11/9

Aggression

Chapter 12;
Internet Sources

Tues., 11/14

IAT implicit reflection paper due

x

Thurs.,, 11/16

x

x

Tues., 11/21

x  

Thurs.,, 11/23

NO CLASS  

Tues., 11/28

x

x

Thurs.,, 11/30

Project #3 or Project #4 due x

Tues.,12/5

Interpersonal attraction, Close relationships

Chapter 10;
Internet Sources

Thurs.,12/7

x x

Tues., 12/12
11:00 am

Quiz #3
Complete online assessment before noon, Friday, 12/19

x

 

Heather Smith, Ph.D.
Psychology Department
Stevenson 3089
664-2587
smithh@sonoma.edu

Course Assignments:
Course Project 1
Course Project 2
Course Project 3
Course Project 4
Implicit prejudice reflection assignment