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PSYC 3345 Social Motivation (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

How do other people affect our motivation to act? Psychology has given too much emphasis to extrinsic rewards and too little to the ways in which our relationships with others determine our choices, feelings, and thoughts. Many of our behaviors are motivated primarily by our relationships with others. In this course we will explore the influence of others on our behavior. Topics to be considered include kindness and cruelty, cooperation and competition, and conformity and rebellion.

Instructor(s): Donnah Canavan

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17