AP Psychology/Social Psychology

Introduces how humans interact in groups and social situations, as well as how others can affect an individual’s behavior and mental processes.[1]

Objectives and SkillsEdit

Topics may include:[2]

  • How social and cultural categories like gender and race can impact self-concept and behavior
  • The factors that lead people to form and change attitudes
  • Group dynamics, including conformity, compliance, and obedience to authority
  • Types of behavior caused by the presence of others
  • Bias, prejudice, and discrimination
  • Altruism and aggression
  • The variables that contribute to attraction

Study NotesEdit