22902340 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF GROUPS LM 50/87

The aim of the course is to promote the acquisition of knowledge related to the psychological-social processes that regulate the interaction between people within groups and the inter-group relationships in life contexts. The course intends to acquire advanced theoretical and applicative knowledge on the functioning of social groups. In particular, topics such as: theoretical perspectives for the study of groups in social psychology will be addressed; roles, social norms, status and functions in groups; group dynamics; power and leadership in groups; inter-group social interaction in everyday life contexts; inter-group relations; the processes of social categorization and social identity; communication and processes of social influence in groups.

Curriculum

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Programme

Study of groups in social psychology
Roles, norms, status and group functions
Fenomena in group dynamics
Power and leadership
Intra-groups and inter-groups interactions
Inter-groups relationships and social categorization
Communication and social influence in group
Nonverbal communication


Core Documentation

- BROWN. Psicologia sociale dei gruppi, Il Mulino, Bologna.
- BONAIUTO, MARICCHIOLO. Comunicazione non verbale. Seconda Edizione. 2009. Carocci Editore, Roma.
- A scientific article amongst a list published in the website.

Type of evaluation

Type of exam: oral exam (occasionally a written exam can be held by the teacher's decision)

teacher profile | teaching materials

Programme

Study of groups in social psychology
Roles, norms, status and group functions
Fenomena in group dynamics
Power and leadership
Intra-groups and inter-groups interactions
Inter-groups relationships and social categorization
Communication and social influence in group
Nonverbal communication


Core Documentation

- BROWN. Psicologia sociale dei gruppi, Il Mulino, Bologna.
- BONAIUTO, MARICCHIOLO. Comunicazione non verbale. Seconda Edizione. 2009. Carocci Editore, Roma.
- A scientific article amongst a list published in the website.

Type of evaluation

Type of exam: oral exam (occasionally a written exam can be held by the teacher's decision)