Unit 5: Social Psychology

  • Unit 5: Social Psychology

     

    Unit Essential Questions

    How much do social, cultural, and biological factors influence our behaviors and mental processes?

     

    Unit 5: Social Psychology Content

    1. Social Psychology Introduction and Focus
      1. Definition
      2. Norms & Socialization
      3. Nature vs. Nurture
      4. Culture & Gender
    2. Social Relations/Interactions
      1. Attraction & Romantic Love
      2. Attitude & Attribution of Behaviors (Pay it Forward & Social Influence Assessment begins here)
      3. Altruism & Cooperation
      4. Prejudice & Discrimination
    3. Social Influence

    Corresponding Chapters in Text:

    Chapters 21, 20, 19, 18 (Thinking About Psychology)

     

     Grades from this Unit for the 3rd Quarter

    Assessment:

    1. Matchmaker Activity (5 points)
    2. Roundtable Discussion at the end of the unit (10 points)
    3. Test on Unit Terms at the conclusion of the unit (~35 points)
    4. Pay it Forward Project (~16 points)

    Practice:  

    1. See Homework tab to the left (2 x 10 points each)
    2. Social Influence Activity (22 points)

    Extra Credit Opportunity: Breaking Social Norms Activity (up to 5 extra points for your Assessment category)