Jun 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLS 319 - Politics and the Mind (4)


Uses findings from the fields of social and cognitive psychology to explain political phenomena. Particular attention is paid to the role of social categorizations in politics such as race and gender, and the use of cognitive shortcuts in decision making. While the lessons in the course can be applied across nations, most of the findings come from studies focused on U.S. politics. See department chair.