1. Theory development and hypothesis generation
2. Research design and dissemination
3. The self and person perception
4. Perspective taking
5. Mimicry, synchrony, and joint action
KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES:
On completion of this module the student will be able to:
Describe and discuss the underlying cognitive processes that shape how we mentally represent ourselves, how we form impressions of others, and how our knowledge of ourselves and others is modulated by cognitive, motivational, and contextual factors.
Critically evaluate theories and evidence in social cognition.
Demonstrate understanding of the methods used in social cognition.
Formulate a clear research question along with a structured plan for answering it by empirical study.