Social Psychology

6 ECTs / Semester / Portuguese

Students that successfully finish this CU prove able to attain the following Learning Goals:
– Describe the major developments involved with the origin and independence of social psychology as a field.
– Identify and describe in a concise and critical way the main theories, models and paradigms of social psychology.
– Articulate the contributions from social psychology and its different levels of analysis to the understanding of social reality regarding processes at the intra-individual, inter-individual, group and intergroup levels, with a special focus on the processes and phenomena underlying communication, organizations and leadership.
– Understand the usefulness and the application of the main social psychology research methodologies.


Assistant Professor
With a PhD in Social Psychology (ISCTE, 2009) Rui Costa Lopes is an Invited Assistant Professor at the School of Human Sciences (Catholic University of…
Associate Professor
PhD in Psychology in the field of Psychological Assessment (1997) - Faculté de Psychologie et des Sciences de l'Éducation de l'Université de Liège, Belgium…