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IPP5015 Social Psychology and Social Transformation

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This course examines the way human beings influence and affect each other's behavior in group settings, and explores integral and holistic perspectives for visionary leadership and social transformation.  Topics include: applied social psychology for community development, cognitive dissonance, self-fulfilling prophecy, learned helplessness, mental schemas, groupthink, prejudice and attribution theory among others.  Students also explore diversity issues, social change organizations, and work on projects which serve their communities.

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