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SPSYA1 Overview on the Contents of Social Psychology/ ISSS 6 ECTS

General description

A book exam advancing the basic studies in social psychology.

Learning outcomes

To get the general overview of the contents of social psychology.


Course literature provides overview on development and current state of social psychology.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Literature examination on a general examination day. The essay
option must be discussed with the teacher beforehand.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials


The first book is compulsory for everyone. From books 1-2, the student chooses either one.

1) Brown, Group Processes. Blackwell 1988;

One of the following books:

2) Collier ym., Currents of Thought in American Social Psychology. Oxford University Press 1991;

3) Smith & Mackie, Social Psychology. 2nd Edition, Psychology Press 2000.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Social Psychology (Social Psychology/ISSS)
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Intermediate Studies (Social Psychology)
School of Social Sciences and Humanities