PSYC13H3 Social Cognition: Understanding Ourselves and Others

A comprehensive survey of how cognitive processes (e.g., perception, memory, judgment) influence social behaviour. Topics include the construction of knowledge about self and others, attitude formation and change, influences of automatic and controlled processing, biases in judgment and choice, interactions between thought and emotion, and neural specializations for social cognition.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

PSY326H, PSY473H, PSY417H

Enrolment Limits: 
100
Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences
Note: 

Priority will be given to students in the Specialist/Specialist Co-op, and Major programs in Psychology, Mental Health Studies and Neuroscience. Students in the Minor in Psychology will be admitted if space permits.