Academic Year 2020/2021 - 2° Year
Teaching Staff: Zira HICHY
Credit Value: 8
Scientific field: M-PSI/05 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Taught classes: 36 hours
Laboratories: 12 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The aim of this course is to provide the basic knowledge about social phenomena, such as attitudes, attribution, prejudice, etc.. In addition, we will provide the basic knowledge about methodology of psychosocial research and data analysis.

Course Structure

Lectures, laboratory.

Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.

Detailed Course Content

The program provides exhaustive study of some of the most important basic concepts of social psychology: attribution, prejudice, stereotypes, social categorization, social identity, attitudes, norms, social influence, conformity, aggression, conflict and cooperation.

With regard to methodology of psychosocial research and data analysis, we will study: phases of the research, variables, research designs, control methods, methods of data collection, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

Textbook Information

Hogg, M. A. & Vaughan, G. M. (2012). Psicologia Sociale. Teorie e applicazioni. Milano: Pearson (342 pagine).

Di Nuovo S. & Hichy Z. (2007). Metodologia della ricerca psicosociale. Bologna: Il Mulino (150 pagine).