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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Spring 2005

PSY 319K • Social Psychology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41410 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
SEA 2.108

Course Description

This class will provide an introduction and overview to the field of social psychology, the study of how the real or imagined presence of other people affects human behavior. Topics to be covered include the history and major theoretical approaches to social psychology, as well as important theories and findings in areas of specific importance including aggression, romantic relationships, the psychology of the self, racism and group conflict, attitudes and persuasion, and helping behavior.


Aronson, Wilson, & Akert (2004). Social Psychology, 5th edition.


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