Motivation Science in Social Psychology

PSY 324S

Survey of motivational approaches in social psychology. Examines work on specific types of motivation (e.g., achievement, altruism, power) and the manner in which each may come to influence our actions, cognition and emotions. Also focuses on broader implications of motivational approaches for improving psychological health and well-being and for resolving interpersonal and social conflict.
Curriculum Codes
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring