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PS304 – 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?

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TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Spring 2019 Block 6 Political Psychology Dana Wolfe TBA 25/25 08/17/2018