Course ObjectiveTo learn how social psychology is used in applied settings to understand
and ameliorate social problems.
Course ContentSocial psychology generates scientific insights that have wide-ranging
implications for everyday life. Over the last decades, social psychology
theory and research has been applied to many societal areas, including
health, prosocial behavior, poverty, leadership, management, coaching,
relationship counseling, sustainability, nature and well-being.
In this course, an overview will be given of the main ways in which
social psychology can be applied by inviting experts from within and
outside the department to present their applied research to you. We will
also consider how social psychological approaches can be fruitfully
combined with sociological, economic, political, organizational, and
evolutionary perspectives to tackle societal issues.
Method of AssessmentExam (open-end questions) (50%), assignments (50%)
LiteratureSelected articles, to be announced via Canvas.
Target AudienceThis course is targeted at Research Masters students in Social
Additional InformationStudents from the research master Social Psychology will attend the
lectures of this course.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science|
|Course Coordinator||dr. M. Kandrik|
|Examiner||dr. M. Kandrik|
dr. M. Kandrik
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