|Module title||Cognitive Social Psychology|
|Module lecturer||dr hab. Łukasz Kaczmarek, dr Michał Kosakowski|
|Faculty||Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science|
Classes will be held on Thursdays, 11:30 - 13:00 (lecture) and 13:15 - 14:45 (laboratory). Location: Szamarzewskiego 89 street, building AB, room 70. Classes start on 09.03.23.
Module aim (aims)
Students learn the basics of knowledge in explaining social phenomena using knowledge of human cognitive processes (lecture) and the ability to use this knowledge to design and interpret empirical research in this area (classes).
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Classes: attending the lecture; basic training in quantitative research methodology in social science
Week 1: How social are human beings
Week 2: Genetic basis for social behavior
Week 3: Cultural and environmental factors in evolution of social life
Week 4: Limitations of the psychological method
Week 5: Social Perception – part 1
Week 6: Social Perception – part 1
Week 7: Priming social cognitions and behavior
Week 8: Perception of physical attractiveness – part 1
Week 9: Perception of physical attractiveness – part 2
Week 10: Memory and social phenomena – part 1
Week 11: Memory and social phenomena – part 2
Week 12: Cognitive heuristics and social phenomena – part 1
Week 13: Cognitive heuristics and social phenomena – part 2
Week 14: Cognitive heuristics and social phenomena – part 3
Week 15: Reading in the mind of others
Greifeneder, R., Bless, H., Fiedler, K. (2012). Social cognition. How individuals construct social reality. New York: Routledge.