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Political Psychology

An overview of the interdisciplinary field of political psychology. Questions include: 1)Why do people engage in 'evil' behavior; 2)Why is there intergroup conflict; 3)How does the media alter political attitudes; and 4)Why do people make 'irrational political decisions? To answer these questions we will engage the situationist - dispositionist debate which shapes political behavior more, the situations in which individuals find themselves, or the psychological dispositions of those individuals?

1 unit — Wolfe

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Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2022 Block 8 Political Psychology Dana Wolfe TBA 25 / 25 09/17/2021
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