Università degli Studi di Perugia


Course name Social service
Study-unit Code 10005406
Curriculum Comune a tutti i curricula
Lecturer Maria Giuseppina Pacilli
  • Maria Giuseppina Pacilli - Didattica Ufficiale
  • 54 Hours - Didattica Ufficiale - Maria Giuseppina Pacilli
Course Regulation Coorte 2016
Supplied 2018/19
Supplied other course regulation
Learning activities Base
Area Discipline psicologiche
Sector M-PSI/05
Period II
Type of study-unit Obbligatorio (Required)
Type of learning activities Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction ItalianInternational and erasmus student are invited to attend the lessons.
Contents The course is comprised of two main parts. In the first part we will discuss the main theoretical approaches, problems, concepts and methods of social psychology. Topics to be presented include the self, social perception, social cognition and information processing, attitudes and persuasion, stereotyping and discrimination, social influence and group behavior, aggressive behavior, helping behavior. The second part will be focused on sexism, sexual objectification and the role of morality at an interpersonal and intergroup level.
Reference texts 1) ARONSON, E. TIMOTHY D. WILSON, T.W., AKERT, R.M. (2013). PSICOLOGIA SOCIALE. Bologna: Il Mulino.2) MUCCHI FAINA, A. PACILLI, M.G., PAGLIARO, S. (2012). L’INFLUENZA SOCIALE. Bologna: Il Mulino.3) PACILLI, M.G. (2014). QUANDO LE PERSONE DIVENTANO COSE. CORPO E GENERE COME UNICHE DIMENSIONI DI UMANITÀ. Bologna: Il Mulino.4) PAGLIARO, S. (2014). MORALITA' E PERCEZIONE SOCIALE. RICERCHE E APPLICAZIONI. Maggioli editoreReadings and other materials to study are also available in English. Please contact the instructor for further details and to schedule an appointment during the first week of the Spring Semester
Educational objectives Students are expected to manage the specialized language of the discipline and to acquire the methodological bases of basic and applied research in social psychology. Moreover, they should be able to recognize the main motivational and cognitive processes underlying intergroup relations.
Teaching methods Frontal lessons and group activities
Other information The programme indicated in the field "testi di riferimento" is valid only for students who do not attend the course. For student interested in attending the course, the teacher will give information about the programme during the first lesson
Learning verification modality Written test