M-PSI/05 - 8 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff

Office: Palazzo Ingrassia, via Biblioteca, 4
Phone: +39 0952508069
Office Hours: Mercoledì e Giovedì dalle 15.00 alle 16.00

Learning Objectives

The aim of the course is to provide the main knowledge regarding social phenomena (attitudes, attribution, prejudice, etc.) and intragroup and intergroup dynamics (group identity, conflict, cooperation, etc.)

Course Structure


Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.

Detailed Course Content

The program includes an in-depth study of some of the most important basic concepts of social and group psychology: attribution, prejudice, stereotypes, social categorization, social identity, attitudes, norms, social influence, conformism, aggression, conflict and cooperation.

Textbook Information

Hogg, M. A. & Vaughan, G. M. (2012). Psicologia Sociale. Teorie e applicazioni. Milano: Pearson (342 pagine).

Taylor D. M., & Moghaddam F. M. (2001). Teorie dei rapporti intergruppi. Padova: Imprimitur (Capitoli 3 e 4, 78 pagine).

Voci, A., & Pagotto, L. (2018). Il pregiudizio - Che cosa è, come si riduce. Bari: Laterza (145 pagine).

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