AU: 4.0
Programme: PSY(HSS)

Social cognition has dominated social psychological research in the past few decades. In this seminar, we will have an in-depth analysis of how cognitive principles are involved in social psychological processes. We will survey the major topics in social cognitive research and have in-depth analysis of the empirical studies conducted in the under each topic. Some of the topics to be covered in this seminar include personal perception, stereotyping and prejudice, automatic and controlled processes in social cognition, and the relation between cognition and behavior.