PSY 159 Social Psychology & Society
Surveys the pervasive and invisible social forces acting upon individuals and the social aspects of human nature. Topics covered include the way we perceive others, the way others affect our perceptions of ourselves and our own behavior persuasion, conformity, "mob" behavior, gender and ethnicity issues, attraction and aggression. Focuses on how social psychological theory is relevant for large scale problems in society. This course carries credit equivalent to PSY 145; students can only get credit for either PSY 145 or PSY 159 - not both.