Checking date: 10/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Social Psychology
Bachelor in Political Science (Plan: 396 - Estudio: 205)

Coordinating teacher: GARCIA ALBACETE, GEMA MARIA

Department assigned to the subject: Social Sciences Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Political behavior Electoral analysis
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introductory elements of social Psychology 2. Knowledge, limited rationality, information process, bias and heuristics 3. Social identity and group dynamics in politics 4. Personality, emotions, political attitudes and beliefs 5. Research techniques in political psychology: the experiments
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Cottam, Martha, Dietz-Uhler, Beth, Mastors, Elena, and Thomas Preston . Introduction to Political Psychology.. New York: Psychology Press.. 2004
  • Leonie Huddy, David O. Sears, and Jack S. Levy . The Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology . Oxford University Press. 2013
  • Osborne, Danny and Sibley, Chris G. . The Cambridge Handbook of Political Psychology. Cambridge University Press. 2022
  • S. T. Fiske, D. T. Gilbert, and G. Lindzey. Handbook of social psychology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. 2010

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.