Social Psychology2
TeachersTSUMURA KentaStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 1 2nd semest []
CategoryCommon Core Courses
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
 Syllabus Number0B132

Course Description

 Social psychology is the scientific study that seeks to understand how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by other people or social situations.
 This course is designed to provide theories and research findings in social psychology of "willpower", the ability or the motivation to control one's own thoughts and the way in which you behave to achieve goals, and interpersonal relations.

Course Objectives

1. Understand basic perspectives, theories, and research findings in social psychology of willpower and interpersonal relations
2. Apply theories and principles of social psychology in willpower and interpersonal relations to your own everyday issues or social problems.

Grading Policy

Your overall grade in this class will be decided based on the following:
 - term-end exam: 70%
 - minute paper: 30%

Textbook and Reference

TextbookNo textbook is required.
References『社会心理学 (New Liberal Arts Selection)』池田謙一・唐沢穣・工藤恵理子・村本由紀子有斐閣 (ISBN: 978-4641053755)


After each class, review the class and submit a minute paper via LMS.
In daily life, consider and examine your everyday issue or social problems from perspectives of social psychology.


This course uses LMS.
Students are expected to have sincere attitude during class.
The schedule is subject to change due to circumstances.


2characteristics of willpower
3sources of willpower
4how to exert your willpower
5how to control your desires
6how to revive or boost your willpower
7goal persuasion with small willpower
8willpower in everyday life
9self-presentation, self-disclosure
10interpersonal attraction
12evaluation, judgement, inference about other people
13inclusion, exclusion, and social support
14formation, development, and break up of interpersonal relationships
15group work about communication