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  1. Background Reading 3 items
    There are no specific textbooks for this module. Readings within this module will be in the form of weekly-assigned, topic-specific journal articles (both theoretical and empirical). Each week’s readings will be posted here. The following texts provide broad introduction to the discipline.
    1. The message of social psychology: perspectives on mind in society - Craig McGarty, S. Alexander Haslam 1997

      Book 

    2. Research methods for social psychology - Dana Dunn 2013

      Book 

    3. Doing social psychology research - Glynis M. Breakwell, Glynis M. Breakwell 2004

      Book 

  2. Week 1: Introduction 1 item
    Session Leader: Rose Meleady
    1. The SAGE handbook of social psychology - Michael A. Hogg, Joel Cooper 2007

      Book  Chapter 1 - A Century of Social Psychology: Individuals, Ideas, and Investigations

  3. Week 2: Intergroup Emotions 3 items
    Session Leader: Charlie Seger
    1. Intergroup Emotions - Mackie D.M., Smith E.R. 2014

      Article  Paper 1

    2. Subtle activation of a social categorization triggers group-level emotions - Charles R. Seger, Eliot R. Smith, Diane M. Mackie 2009-5

      Article  Paper 3

  4. Week 3: Intergroup Contact Theory 3 items
    Session Leader: Rose Meleady
    1. Secondary Transfer Effects of Intergroup Contact - Katharina Schmid, Miles Hewstone, Beate Küpper, Andreas Zick 03/2012

      Article  Paper 1

    2. The Contact Caveat: Negative Contact Predicts Increased Prejudice More Than Positive Contact Predicts Reduced Prejudice - Barlow, FKPaolini, SPedersen, AHornsey, MJRadke, HRMHarwood, JRubin, MSibley, CG 2012

      Article  Paper 3

  5. Week 4: Ageism and Stereotype Threat 3 items
    Session Leader: Hannah Swift
    1. BMJ OPEN - Abrams, William Dominic JoshuaSwift, Hannah J.Lamont, Ruth A.Abrams, Dominic 2012

      Journal 

    2. Social Issues and Policy Review - Swift, Hannah J.. Centre for the Study of Group Processes, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom, H.J.Swift@kent.ac.uk Abrams, Dominic. Centre for the Study of Group Processes, University of Kent, Canterbury, United KingdomLamont, Ruth A.. Centre for Research in Ageing and Cognitive Health, University of Exeter, Exeter, EnglandDrury, Lisbeth. University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom 2017

      Journal 

  6. Week 6: Risk and Economic Decision Making 3 items
    Session Leader: Piers Fleming
    1. Dictator games: a meta study - Christoph Engel 11/2011

      Article  Paper 1

    2. In Search of Homo economicus - Yamagishi, TLi, YTakagishi, HMatsumoto, YKiyonari, T 2014

      Article  Paper 2

    3. A simple stress test of experimenter demand effects - Piers Fleming, Daniel John Zizzo 2015-2

      Article  Paper 3

  7. Week 7: Attitudes and Decisions 3 items
    Session Leader: Vicky Scaife
    1. Efficacy of the Theory of Planned Behaviour: a meta-analytic review. - Armitage CJ; Centre for Research in Social Attitudes, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK.Conner M 2001

      Article  Paper 2

  8. Week 8: Interpersonal Cognition 3 items
    Session Leader: Natalie Wyer
  9. Week 9: 'Nudging' Pro-Environmental Behaviour Change 3 items
    Session Leader: Ellin Lede
    1. A review of intervention studies aimed at household energy conservation - Wokje Abrahamse, Linda Steg, Charles Vlek, Talib Rothengatter 2005-9

      Article  Paper 1

  10. Week 10: Virtual Identity and Real Selves 3 items
    Session Leader: Neil Cooper
    1. Making Friends in Cyberspace - Malcolm R. Parks, Kory Floyd 23/06/2006

      Article  Paper 2

    2. Online identity construction: How gamers redefine their identity in experiential communities - Diego Costa Pinto, Getúlio Reale, Rodrigo Segabinazzi, Carlos Alberto Vargas Rossi 11/2015

      Article  Paper 3

  11. Week 11: Critical Social Psychology 3 items
    Session Leader: Neil Cooper
    1. Social psychology as history - Kenneth J., Gergen 1973

      Article  Paper 1

    2. Critical psychology: What it is and what it is not. - Parker, Ian. Division of Psychology and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, United Kingdom, i.a.parker@mmu.ac.uk 2007

      Article  Paper 2

    3. Men Not Included? - Victoria Clarke 06/02/2007

      Article  Paper 3

  12. Week 1: Research Ethics for Social Psychology 3 items
    Session Leader: Piers Fleming
    1. False-Positive Psychology - Joseph P. Simmons, Leif D. Nelson, Uri Simonsohn 11/2011

      Article 

  13. Week 2 & 3: Measuring Implicit and Explicit Attitudes 6 items
    Session Leader: Sandra Bogelein
    1. Session I 3 items
    2. Session II 3 items
      1. Understanding and using the Implicit Association Test: III. Meta-analysis of predictive validity. - Anthony G. Greenwald, T. Andrew Poehlman, Eric Luis Uhlmann, Mahzarin R. Banaji 2009

        Article 

      2. Measuring sexual behaviour: methodological challenges in survey research - Kevin A, FentonAnne M, JohnsonSally, McManusBob, Erens 2001

        Article 

  14. Week 4 & 6 Interviews and Focus Groups 6 items
    Session Leader: Julie Young
    1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

      Book  Chapter 20 and 21

    2. InterViews: learning the craft of qualitative research interviewing - Svend Brinkmann, Steinar Kvale 2015

      Book 

    3. Readme first for a user's guide to qualitative methods - Lyn Richards, Janice M. Morse c2013

      Book 

    4. Qualitative researching - Jennifer Mason 2002

      Book 

    5. Interviews in qualitative research - Nigel King, Christine Horrocks 2010

      Book 

  15. Week 7 & 8: Experimental Design 6 items
    Session Leader: Sandra Bogelein
    1. Session I 3 items
      1. The SAGE handbook of quantitative methods in psychology - Roger Ellis Millsap, Albert Maydeu-Olivares 2009

        Book  Chapter 2: Experimental Design

      2. Who is being deceived? The experimental demands of wearing a backpack - Frank H. Durgin, Jodie A. Baird, Mark Greenburg, Robert Russell 10/2009

        Article 

    2. Session II 3 items
  16. Week 9 & 10: Field Experiments 6 items
    Session Leader: Sandra Bogelein
    1. Session I 3 items
    2. Session II 3 items
      1. Field Experiments and the Study of Voter Turnout - Donald P. Green, Mary C. McGrath, Peter M. Aronow 02/2013

        Article 

  17. Week 11 & 12: Digital Methods 4 items
    Session Leader: Kamena Henshaw
    1. Week 11 3 items
      1. Life story work: why, what, how and when - Tony Ryan, Rodger Walker 2016

        Book 

    2. Week 12 1 item