Course level

Undergraduate

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour

Prerequisite

PSYC2040, PSYC2010

Assessment methods

2 written assignments plus end-of-semester examination

Course coordinator

TBA enquiries please contact ug.psychology@enquire.uq.edu.au

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school or faculty of your program.

Course description

NOT OFFERED IN 2014.
This course provides an overview of theoretical and empirical approaches to emotion. Topics covered include historical approaches to studying emotion; conceptual and operational definitions; functions of emotion; emotion regulation; emotion in social relations (including inter-personal, intra-group and inter-group levels of analysis); gender and cultural differences in emotion; and implications of emotion for social cognition, attitudes and beheaviour (at inter-personal and inter-group levels). The final week provides an integrative summary of the material and highlights directions for future research.