PSY-460: Interaction Rituals: Research Seminar In Contemporary Psychology

Credits 3
Grade Scheme
Session Cycle

Overview of the psychology of social interactions involving status rituals and politeness expectations. Contemporary topics include forgiveness, lying apologizing, teasing and gossiping. Discussion based seminar causes students to examine their daily interactions more closely and gives them insight into their own status in their social groups. Daily reflective essays, class participation, seminar leadership and a final self-analysis paper are the bases of the course grade.


PSY-101 or permission of instructor

Term Offered
May Term