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With the recognized Social Psychology Online education you can work both in daily life and in your profession. After all, you always have to deal with other people! Thanks to the easy-to-follow setup and the striking examples, you will soon have essential knowledge that you can apply anywhere, anytime.

The education consists of a number of components:
Introduction to social psychology you become acquainted with the field of social psychology and delve into human motives, society, social interpretation, and influence. Social cognition and perception.

You learn more about how different people see the world. You will study social perception, verbal and non-verbal behavior, differences in culture and gender, automatic thinking processes, and suppression of thoughts. Self-knowledge and justifying one's own actions.

In this recognized training you look at the different ways to gain self-knowledge and how people justify their own actions. You delve into self-definition, introspection, understanding emotions, cognitive dissonance, self-discrepancy, and self-affirmation. Influencing thoughts, feelings, and behavior.

Where there is behavior, influence can also be exerted. You look at the different ways in which behavior can be influenced, and you study attitudes, affective and cognitive components, behavioral change, the influence of society, advertising, norms and values ​​, and obedience. Group dynamics.

You take a closer look at the interaction between members of a group. You learn what a group is and how it is built, and you study social facilitation, communication in groups, leadership styles, theories of influence, power, and conflict management.

Finally, you will be introduced to the methodology: different ways of conducting research. You will review the different types of research you can conduct and learn more about the reliability and ethics of psychological research.

Prior education

*Professional education (higher mind)
You do not need specific prior education to be able to follow this training.

*Start with the training
You can start this training at any time of the year.

*Study duration
9 months at an average study pace. However, you can decide whether you learn faster or slower. You can submit homework up to 3 years after receiving your education.

*Exam after the course you take the exam, you will be given two weeks for this. This is an open book exam you can take at home.

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Lesson 1, What is social psychology, Social psychology compared to sociology, Advocates of individualization, Opponents of social psychology, do the assignment, social psychology compared to personality psychology, MBTIE, NEO personality, big five, summary, homework assignments.

Lesson 2 Module 1: Introduction to social psychology in society, Table of contents, Introduction, The power of social influence, What does the term 'social situation' mean? Behaviorism, Gestalt psychology, How constructs are created, The approach based on self-esteem, To observe the approach from social cognition as accurately as possible, Why social psychology? Summary, Homework Assignments

Lesson 3 Module 2: Social cognition and perception. How we think about the world I (automatic thinking processes) Table of contents 3.1, Introduction, 3.2 Split social cognition, 3.3 Automatic thinking processes, 3.4 How you organize the social world: schedules, 3.4.1 What are schedules good for? 3.4.2 What are schedules not good for? 3.4.3 Factors that determine which scheme is used in the interpretation of new situations, 3.5 Assessment heuristics: decision rules people use to be able to judge efficiently, 3.5.1 Availability heuristics, 3.5.2 Representative heuristics, 3.6 Self-fulfilling prophecy, 3.7 Schemes and various cultures, 3.8 Summary 3.9 Exercises, 3.10 Homework assignments

Lesson 4. 4.2 Social cognition highlighted from controlled thought processes 4.3 Controlled thought processes 4.3.1 Racial Profiling, 4.3.2 Automatic thinking, automatic belief and controlled rejection, 4.3.3 Suppression of thoughts, 4.3.4 Worrying: repeating controlled thoughts, 4.4 Summary, 4.5 Homework assignments 4.7

Lesson 5 25.2 Social perceptions, 25.2.1The need to understand others, 25.3 Non-verbal behavior, 35.3.1 Why decoding sometimes goes wrong, 45.3.2 Cultural differences in the interpretation of non-verbal behavior, 55.4 Implicit personality theory, 75.5 Summary, 95.7 Homework assignments

Lesson 6 Module 2: Social cognition and perception Explaining causes of (own) behavior Table of contents 6.1 Introduction 26.2 The why question behind social perception 26.2.1 Attribution theory 26.3 Convocation model 36.4 Fundamental attribution error 46.4.1 Background to the fundamental attribution error: twofold process 46.4.2 Background to the fundamental attribution error: actor/observer 56.4.3 Culture, correspondence bias, and fundamental attribution error

66.5 Self-serving and defensive attributions 76.5.1 Culture and self-serving/defensive attributions. 76.6 Prejudices and the emergence of prejudices 86.6.1 Prejudices and the attribution theory 86.7 Summary 106.9 Homework assignments

Lesson 7 7.1 Introduction 27.2 The 'self' 27.2.1 What is the 'self' 27.2.2 The development of the 'self' from baby to adults 37.2.3 Cultural and gender differences in the definition of the 'self' 57.3 How do you know who you are? 57.3.1 Introspection 67.3.2 The why behind our thoughts and feelings 77.4 Summary 97.6 Homework assignments

Lesson 8 8.1 Introduction 28.2 Observation and feedback 28.2.1 Gaining knowledge about ourselves through observation 28.3 Gaining knowledge about ourselves through feedback 38.3.1 Comparison with others 48.3.2 Seeing ourselves through the eyes of others 48.4 Summary 78.6 Homework assignments

9.1 Introduction 29.2 How do we deal with the impairment of our positive self-image? 29.2.1 Cognitive dissonance 29.2.2 Dissonance and decision making 59.2.3 Dissonance and justification of efforts 69.3 Social examples of dissonance 79.4 Culture and dissonance 89.5 Summary 99.7 Homework assignments

Table of contents 10.1 Introduction 210.2 Our positive self-image affected as a result of the comparison between actual and ideal self 210.2.1 Self-discrepancy. 310.3 Our positive self-image compromised as a result of the comparison between ourselves and others 410.3.1 Self-evaluation enforcement theory 410.4 What if dissonance cannot be eliminated? 510.5 What if dissonance is eliminated too often? 510.6 Summary 710.8 Homework assignments

Introduction 11.2 What is an attitude? 211.2.1 Origin of attitudes 31 1.2.2 Nature of attitudes 411.3 Changing attitudes 511.3.1 Cognitive dissonance and attitude change 511.3.2 Persuasive communication and attitude change 611.3.3 Emotions and attitude change 711.4 What to do if you do not want to change attitudes at all 811.5 Summary 1011.7 Homework assignments

Lesson 12 Module 4 Influencing thoughts, feelings and behavior What attitudes tell us about our behavior Table of contents 12.1 Introduction 2 212.2 The predictive value of attitudes 2 212.2.1 Attitudes predict behavior under specific circumstances 212.3 Advertising and attitudes 412.3.1 Subliminal messages and attitudes 412.4 Summary 712.6 Homework assignments

Lesson 13 Module 4: Influencing thoughts, feelings, and behavior The social influence on behavior Contents 13.1 Introduction 213.2 The social influence on our behavior 213.2.1 Conformism 213.3 Informational social influence and conformism 413.4 Normative social influence and conformity 613.5 Summary 913.7 Homework assignments

Lesson 14 Module 4: Influencing thoughts, feelings and behavior Why we do what others do Table of contents 14.1 Introduction 214.2 How desired behavior can be stimulated through social influence 214.2.1 Stimulating desired behavior 21 4.3 Obeying and social influence 31 4.3.1 Milgram, informational and normative social influence, Summary 614.6 Homework assignments

Lesson 15 Module 5: Group dynamics Introduction to group dynamics Contents 15.1 Introduction 215.2 What is group dynamics? 215.2.1 How did group dynamics come about? 215.3 What is a group? 315.3.1 Why are Groups Important? 415.3.2 What makes a group distinct 515.4 How do you behave in a group? 615.4.1 Social facilitation 615.4.2 Social loafing 715.4.3 Deindividuation 815.5 Summary 1015.7 Homework assignment

Lesson 16 Module 5: Group dynamics Communication in groups Table of contents 16.1 Introduction 216.2 How does group communication work? 216.3 Group communication and social interdependence 216.3.1 Characteristics of group communication 316.3.2 How can communication in groups be promoted? 716.4 Successful decision-making in groups 816.4.1 Group polarization 1016.5 Summary 1216.7 Homework assignments.

Lesson 17 Module 5: Group dynamics Group leadership Table of contents 17.1 Introduction 217.2 Leadership 217.3 Leadership: personality or situation? 217.3.1 Leadership Styles 317.3.2 Leadership and Charisma 317.4 Situational Theories 417.4.1 Theory of Common Leadership 517.4.2 Interaction Process Theory 517.4.3 Contingency Theory 617.4.4 Situational Leadership Theory 717.5 Summary 917.7 Homework.

Lesson 18 Module 5: Group dynamics Power in groups Table of contents 18.1 Introduction 218.2 Power 218.2.1 What is power? 218.3 Dynamic interdependence and power 318.3.1 Dynamic interdependence and battle. 318.3.2 Dynamic interdependence and cooperation 418.4 Power and personality 418.5 Power and group norms 518.6 Power sources 618.6.1 Reward as a source of power 718.6.2 Punishment as a source of power 718.6.3 Legitimacy as a source of power 818.6.4 Reference as a source of power 818.6.5 Expertise as a source of power 818.6.6 Information as a source of power 818.7 Summary 1018.9 Homework assignments

Lesson 19 Module 5: Group dynamics Controversies and conflict management in groups Table of contents 19.1 Introduction 219.2 Controversies and disagreements 219.2.1 Why controversies are avoided 419.2.2 What are the benefits of controversies? 619.3 Circumstances under which controversy has advantages 719.3.1 Situation 719.3.2 Social skills 819.3.3 Rationality 819.4 Conflicts of interests 819.4.1 Social dilemmas 1019.5 Conflict handling 1119.5.1 Coping styles 1219.5.2 Advantages and disadvantages of the different coping styles 1319.6 Negotiating as a conflict resolution 1319.6.1 Behavioral principles and basics in a negotiation 1419.7Summary 1619.9 Homework assignment

Lesson 20 Module 5: Group dynamics Diversity and the functioning of groups Table of contents 20.1 Introduction 220.2 What is diversity? 220.2.1 What value does diversity have for the effectiveness of groups? 220.2.2 Why is the role of diversity important? 320.3 A closer look at the value of diversity 320.3.1 If diversity improves the functioning of groups 320.3.2 If diversity worsens the functioning of groups 520.4 Summary 720.6 Homework assignments 820.7

Lesson 21 Module 6: Methodology Introduction to methodology Table of contents 21.1 Introduction 221.2 What is the methodology? 221.3 Ways of (non-scientific and scientific) knowing 321.3.1 Non-scientific ways of knowing 321.3.2 Scientific ways of knowing 42 1.4 Goals of scientific research 521.5 What is science? 521.5.1 Deduction 521.5.2 Induction 621.6 Science and the empirical cycle 721.7 Summary 1021.9 Homework assignments

Lesson 22 Module 6: Methodology Different types of research Table of contents 22.1 Introduction 222.2 How scientific research starts 222.3 Different types of research methods 222.3.1 Observational research 222.3.2 Correlational research 422.3.3 Experimental research 522.4 Requirements of research techniques 622.4.1 Reliability 722.4.2 Validity 722.5 Summary 922.7 Homework assignments

Lesson 23 Module 6: Methodology Fundamental and applied research Table of contents 23.1 Introduction 223.2 Difference between fundamental and applied research 223.3 Background data collection techniques 323.3.1 Performance tests 323.3.2 Behavioral tests 323.4 How data are collected 423.4.1 Test instruction 423.4.2 Test taking 423.5 Summary 623.7 Homework assignments

Lesson 24 Module 6: Methodology Ethics around scientific research Table of contents 24.1 Introduction 224.2 Ethics and scientific research 224.2.1 Medical objections 224.2.2 Information obligation 324.2.3 Correct reporting of research data 324.3 Summary 624.5 Homework assignments