Learn Social Psychology

Understand How People Think, Feel, and Behave in this Complete Introduction to Social Psychology
Learn Social Psychology
File Size :
2.29 GB
Total length :
5h 11m


Andrew Luttrell, Ph.D.


Last update

Last updated 9/2020



Learn Social Psychology

What you’ll learn

Understand research in psychology
See social influences on everyday behaviors
Develop greater understanding of other people
Implement psychological research to meet one’s own goals
Perform better in a social psychology class

Learn Social Psychology


A willingness to learn and apply research in psychology to your own everyday life.


Your life will change for the better once you better understand yourself and the people in your life. This course will teach you the ins and outs of human psychology in a fun and comprehensive guide to the mind.You’ll Learn Psychology from Every AngleIn this course, we cover five core areas of social psychology:Thinking Socially – How we think about other people, make judgments, and explain others’ behaviorThinking About Ourselves – How people come to know who they are, deal with information about themselves, and situate their self-concepts in the culture they’ve grown upSocial Influence – How and when we conform to what other people think and do, how authority has such power, and the elements of effective persuasionCognitive Dissonance – A classic topic in social psychology dealing with how people grapple with inconsistent beliefsWorking with Others – How people deal with others in everyday interactions, including relationships, group decisions, aggression, and helpingThrough comprehensive videos, slide presentations, exercises, and quizzes, you will learn about the fascinating science of social psychology. This course is modeled on university curricula that you could spend thousands of dollars on. You’ll Learn from an ExpertThis course was designed, top to bottom, by an experienced instructor who is an expert in the field of social psychology. The information is presented in an engaging, easy-to-understand format, and you will be able to connect these concepts to your everyday life. I’m also on call to answer any questions you have as you move through the course.This course features more than 5 hours of video content, including helpful thought exercises, outside resources, and quizzes to keep you on track. It’s Time to Change the Way You See PeopleIf you’re interested in psychology, this is the course for you. If you are currently taking a social psychology class and want to see the same material from a different perspective, this is also the course for you! You’re bound to come away with a new appreciation for for your social world after learning about the compelling research in this field of psychology.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction

Lecture 2 About Me

Lecture 3 Accessing Links and Bonus Resources

Lecture 4 A Quick Word About Reviews

Lecture 5 Defining Social Psychology

Section 2: PART I: Thinking Socially

Lecture 6 Introduction to Thinking Socially

Section 3: Schemas & Accessibility: The Structure of the Mind

Lecture 7 Schemas

Lecture 8 VIDEO: Schemas & Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Lecture 9 Accessibility & Priming 01 – What is it?

Lecture 10 Accessibility & Priming 02 – Classic Experiments

Lecture 11 VIDEO: Can Priming Be Subliminal?

Lecture 12 EXERCISE: Priming Experience

Section 4: Heuristics & Biases

Lecture 13 Heuristics

Lecture 14 Heuristic #1: The Availability Heuristic

Lecture 15 VIDEO: Example of Availability Heuristic (Skydiving)

Lecture 16 Heuristic #2: The Representativeness Heuristic

Lecture 17 VIDEO: Example of the Representativeness Heuristic (Coin Toss)

Lecture 18 Heuristic #3: The Anchoring Heuristic

Lecture 19 EXERCISE: Anchoring Experience

Section 5: Attribution

Lecture 20 Attribution, Part I

Lecture 21 VIDEO: Example of the Fundamental Attribution Error (Actors vs. Characters)

Lecture 22 Attribution, Part II

Section 6: PART II: Thinking About Ourselves

Lecture 23 Introduction to Thinking About Ourselves

Section 7: The Self-Concept

Lecture 24 EXERCISE: “I am…” Statements

Lecture 25 DISCUSSION: “I am…” Statements

Lecture 26 Self-Concept

Lecture 27 Developing Self-Knowledge

Section 8: Self-Esteem

Lecture 28 Self-Esteem

Lecture 29 VIDEO: Implicit Self-Esteem and Name-Liking

Section 9: Self-Motives

Lecture 30 Self-Motives

Lecture 31 VIDEO: Example of Basking in Reflected Glory (Hometown Success)

Lecture 32 VIDEO: Example of Self-Handicapping (Self-Derogating Statements & Athletics)

Section 10: Culture & the Self

Lecture 33 Culture & The Self

Lecture 34 BONUS RESOURCE: Independence vs. Interdependence

Section 11: PART III: Social Influence

Lecture 35 Introduction to Social Influence

Section 12: Conformity

Lecture 36 Conformity

Lecture 37 BONUS RESOURCE: Video Examples of Conformity

Lecture 38 Types of Conformity

Lecture 39 VIDEO: Examples of Informational and Normative Influence

Lecture 40 EXERCISE: Social Influence Experiences

Section 13: Obedience

Lecture 41 Obedience

Lecture 42 BONUS RESOURCE: Video Examples of Obedience

Section 14: Persuasion

Lecture 43 Persuasion

Lecture 44 EXERCISE: Persuasion Generation

Section 15: PART IV: Cognitive Dissonance

Lecture 45 Introduction to Cognitive Dissonance

Lecture 46 What is Cognitive Dissonance?

Section 16: What Causes Dissonance?

Lecture 47 What Causes Dissonance?: Counter-attitudinal Behavior

Lecture 48 VIDEO: Example of Counter-attitudinal Behavior as Dissonance (Pricey Coffee)

Lecture 49 What Causes Dissonance?: Difficult Decisions

Lecture 50 What Causes Dissonance?: Hypocrisy

Lecture 51 VIDEO: Example of Hypocrisy-Induced Dissonance (Plastic Tupperware)

Section 17: Why Dissonance Creates Change

Lecture 52 Why Dissonance Produces Effects

Lecture 53 More on Cognitive Dissonance

Section 18: PART V: Working with Others

Lecture 54 Introduction to Working with Others

Section 19: How Things Change in the Presence of Others

Lecture 55 Social Facilitation

Lecture 56 Social Loafing

Lecture 57 EXERCISE: Social Facilitation or Social Loafing?

Lecture 58 EXERCISE: Social Loafing & Facilitation

Lecture 59 Group Decision-Making

Section 20: Relationships and Interpersonal Interactions

Lecture 60 Relationships

Lecture 61 EXERCISE: Relationships

Section 21: Helping and Hurting: The Psychology of Altruism & Aggression

Lecture 62 Aggression

Lecture 63 VIDEO: Example of the Frustration-Aggression Hypothesis (Violence & Technology)

Lecture 64 Helping Behavior – Introduction and Evolutionary Origins

Lecture 65 Helping Behavior – The Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis

Lecture 66 Helping Behavior – Mood, Time Pressure, & Bystander Apathy

Section 22: CONCLUSION

Lecture 67 Conclusion

Lecture 68 Bonus Lecture: More Social Psychology from Andrew Luttrell

Lecture 69 Course Completion Certificate

Salespeople, teachers, customer service representatives…if you work with people, an understanding of psychology is essential.,If you are currently taking a class in social psychology, this course could help you do better by providing a secondary instructor with an engaging teaching style.,Anyone who is interested in people and power of social situations should take this course to better understand their social world

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Udemy | English | 5h 11m | 2.29 GB
Created by: Andrew Luttrell, Ph.D.

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