Psychology 461a

The Social Psychology of Attitudes

Spring 2007

Jeff Stone, Ph.D., Instructor

Welcome to the home page for my Social Psychology of Attitudes course at the University of Arizona.

Here you will find several sources of information designed to enhance your performance in the class.

Some important links:

Syllabus & Test Scores


Final grades are posted above.  Let me know if you have questions.

Thanks for a great semester!!!  JS

Below are the outlines for the lectures.  See the syllabus for the date that each lecture will be presented

Instructions: When you click on the link, the file will load onto your computer and then open automatically in Microsoft Word.  If it does not open automatically, find the folder on your computer it loaded into and click on the file.  If it does not load at all, the file may not be posted yet, please try again later.  Finally, please send me an email if you have problems so I can get them solved quickly.

Final Exam lectures (note new schedule in handout):

Lectures #13 & #14:  The roots of prejudice and discrimination

Lectures #15&16, #17:   Reducing prejudice and discrimination

Lecture #18:  Resisting persuasion

Midterm 1 lectures:

Lecture #1: The psychology of everyday persuasion

Lecture #2: Attitudes:  What are they?

Lecture #3: Attitude-behavior relationship

 Lecture #4: Pre-persuasion

Lecture #5: Conformity and norms

 Lecture #6: Interpersonal Influence Strategies

Midterm 2 lectures:   Study Guide here

Lectures #7 &   #8:  Self-persuasion via cognitive dissonance

Lecture #9:  Associative models

Lecture #10:  Learning models

Lecture #11:  Process models

Lecture #12:  Subliminal persuasion?