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An examination of three important areas of social cognition: (1)basic cognitive processes such as automatic perception, and schematic versus controlled thinking; (2)stereotyping and prejudice from the perceivers' and targets' perspectives; (3) social cognitive processes related to culture, power and well-being. (Not offered 2020-21).
Prerequisite: Psychology 202 and either Psychology 309 or Psychology 344, or consent of instructor.