Uniwersytet Warszawski - Centralny System UwierzytelnianiaNie jesteś zalogowany | zaloguj się
katalog przedmiotów - pomoc

Social Psychology 2500-EN_O_32
Wykład (WYK) Semestr letni 2018/19

Informacje o zajęciach (wspólne dla wszystkich grup)

Liczba godzin: 30
Limit miejsc: (brak limitu)
Zaliczenie: Egzamin
Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

LECTURE - List of topics

1. Introduction

Key questions of social psychology (Who?When?Why?). Social psychology and other related disciplines (sociology, cognitive science, personality psychology, clinical psychology), sociological roots of social psychology (Znaniecki, Durkheim, Marx), European roots of social psychology (“Gestalt”, Lewin Frankfurt School, Tajfel, Heider, Moscovici), contribution of classical thinkers (Lewin, Festinger, Allport) and their students (Bandura, Pettigrew, Greenwald).

2. Methods

Applications of social psychology, scientific method in social psychology, correlational studies vs. experimental studies,

3. Social cognition

Social psychology and cognitive psychology. Example: Stroop test in social psychological research. Priming (superluminal vs. subliminal). Higgins, Bargh. Affect and emotion (Ekman). Goal priming (Ferguson & Bargh, Kruglanski et al., Rasinski et al.). Subliminal priming (Murphy & Zajonc). Debate over subliminal persuasion. Neural basis for subliminal affective priming (LeDoux). Impression formation (Todorov, Zebrowitz). Embodied social cognition.

4. Social cognition (II)

Cognitive closure and lay epistemology (Kruglanski). Heuristics,

cognitive schemata. Biases: confirmation bias (Snyder & Swann), hindsight bias (Fischhoff). Just world beliefs (Lerner). Self -fulfilling prophecies in economy, sociology (Thomas, Merton) and psychology. Rosenhan hospital experiments. Pygmalion effect. Stereotype threat (Steele, Aronson, current studies).

5. Attributions, influence and helping.

Internal vs. external. Theories of attribution (Jones, Kelley, Hilton). Conversation-based models. Fundamental attribution error. Conformity (Asch and contemporary experiments). Social influence (foot in the door, door in the face and other effects). Minority influence (Moscovici).

6. Attitudes

Attitudes: definition (ABC). Function of attitudes. Measurement issues (Thurstone, Likert). Bogus pipeline, implicit vs. explicit attitudes. Physiological methods (EMG, EEG, fMRI), reaction times, IAT. Cognitive dissonance (Festinger).

7. Attitude change

Post-decision dissonance. Dissonance and implicit attitudes (Gawronski & Strack). Different explanations of dissonance (Bem, Fazio). Affect-behaviour link (LaPiere). Theory of planned behavior (Fishbein & Ajzen).

8. Conformity and obedience

Asch’s studies of conformity. Milgram’s experiments on obedience. Relevance for historical explanations. Current replications and their results. Attributions to obedience in explanations of the Holocaust in different countries (Imhoff).

9. Agression and helping

Aggression – causes in frustration (Dollard & Miller) and aggressive cues (Berkowitz). Learning of aggression. Effects of gaming and media violence on aggression. Desensitization and hate speech. Bystander effect and helping (Latane, Darley, Nadler). Intergroup helping.

10. Decision making, groups, conflict

Decision making – Tversky and Kahneman. Trust and mistrust. Prisoners dilemma. Iterated dilemmas (Axelrod), intergroup trust games (Yamagishi & Kiyonari). Groups and collective. Social facilitation. Deindividuation (Zimbardo). Groupthing. Group tasks (additive, conjuctive, disjunctive). Brainstorming: facts and myths. Intergroup conflict. Ethnic conflicts. Types of conflict (Deutsch). Intergroup differentiation (Brewer, Tajfel). Conflict theories (realistic group conflict, relative deprivation, ethnocentrism). Need-based model of conflict. Cultural mistrust.

11. Integroup relations, ingroup biases, superordinate categories

Social identity theory, optimal distinctiveness theory, social dominance theory, self- uncertainty reduction theory, terror management theory, group -level control restoration theory, system justification theory. Social identity vs. social identification From social categorization to social identity. How to deal with negative social identities. Depersonalization (Turner). SDO & RWA and their consequences (Duckitt model). Nationalism vs. patriotism (Mummendey, Hopkins, Brewer).

12. Stereotyping and prejudice

Classical approaches (Lippman, Allport). Cognitive consequences of

stereotyping (Hamilton, Snyder, Rothbart). Measuring stereotype

(Katz & Braly, Brigham, Esses & Zanna). Intergroup attributions (Hewstone, Pettigrew). Language and stereotyping (linguistic intergroup bias, Semin & Fiedler; Maass). Outgroup homogeneity effect. Stereotype content (Fiske & Glick). Prejudice it’s sources and nature. Theories of anti-Semitism.

13. Key theories of intergroup relations beyond SIT

Intergroup appraisals (Smith, Alexander). Bias map (Glick & Fiske)-

dehumanizing the cold and incompetent. Intergroup anxiety (Stephan) and social identity threat (Branscombe). Siege mentality. Intergroup relations (Bar -Tal). Hate crimes and xenophobia. Group-focussed enmity. Dehumanization (Haslam) and infrahumanization (Leyens). Consequences of dehumanization.

14. Tolerance & collective action

Contact hypothesis. Early studies (Allport, Sheriff). Cooperative learning and jigsaw classroom. Mediators and moderators of contact. Computer simulations and real -life examples. Personalization (Brewer and Miller). Common ingroup identity model vs. ingroup projection model. Salient categories model (Hewstone).

15. Summary

Questions & answers, etc.

For all lectures the required reading are chapters from Social Psychology Michael Hogg & Graham Vaughan, Pearson: Prentice Hall

Metody dydaktyczne: (tylko po angielsku)

Lecture, Short lecture, classroom discussions,

seminar readings include mainly published research papers (all the readings will be available online)

Grupy zajęciowe

zobacz na planie zajęć

Grupa Termin(y) Prowadzący Miejsca Akcje
1 każdy poniedziałek, 12:00 - 13:30, sala 404
Michał Bilewicz, Katarzyna Malinowska, Dominika Bulska 43/40 szczegóły
Wszystkie zajęcia odbywają się w budynku:
Budynek Dydaktyczny - Stawki 5/7
Opisy przedmiotów w USOS i USOSweb są chronione prawem autorskim.
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Warszawski.