University of Minnesota
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Social Psychology

The social psychology graduate training program focuses on both basic and applied research in social and personality psychology, with an emphasis on developing research skills through course work, research experience with area and affiliated faculty members, field research, and interdisciplinary research opportunities. Research areas include social cognition, emotion, subjective well-being, personality and social behavior, attitude formation and change, culture, intergroup relations, social psychology and law, political psychology, decision-making and health behavior, stress and coping, dyadic social interaction and strategic social communication, prosocial action and citizen participation, and interpersonal relationships.

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Area Director

Marti Hope Gonzales
N315 Elliott Hall