Social Psychology

Course Number: 
HUL 707
LTP structure: 
2-1-0
Discipline: 
Psychology
Credit: 
3.0

Course Objective

Schools of social psychology with special reference to personality and social structure. The problems and methods of social psychology. The association motive. Interpersonal attraction. Learning in social context. Social motives and attitudes. Social influence. Dissonance. Consonance and balance. Social status: Its effect on social motives and behaviour, social roles. Personality and social phenomenon. Cultural influences on personality and social behaviour. Social perception communication. Group process. Group task performance: Problem solving co-operation and competition. Leaders and leadership. Power and politics in organisations. Psychological processes in organizations. Aggression and its management.

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