PSYC-340 Social Psychology of Emotion
Fall for 2017-2018
This seminar examines the psychology of emotion, emphasizing cognitive, social, and cultural aspects that have been studied from the perspective of social psychology. The course addresses questions such as the following: How do emotions affect thought, motivation, and social interaction? What determines whether they are functional or dysfunctional? In what ways are emotions influenced by culture? What is known about specific emotional states, such as shame, guilt, jealousy, or envy? The class is taught in a seminar format requires class attendance and participation. Readings will be at an advanced level, and multiple writing assignments will be required.
Prerequisites: PSYC-001, PSYC-140
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