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Graduate Program Regulations - Social Cognition

Psychology 5130 Social Cognition
Provides students with an advanced understanding of the principles of social cognition through review of empirical research in the field. The course will cover how people perceive, think about, and remember social information, as well as how basic features of social cognition influence social behaviour and other psychological processes (e.g. depression, relationships, and discrimination). Specific topics will include knowledge representation, schemas, automaticity, judgmental biasses, affect and motivation, the self, and stereotyping.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0