Fall 2012

Self and Identity

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-252

Formerly listed as: PSYC-52

Moodle site: Course


Jessica Salvatore (Section 01)


This course will examine classic and contemporary research on selfhood and identity, two central topics of interest within social psychology. Topics will include development of self-concept; sources and accuracy of self-knowledge; self-esteem; self-regulation; self-presentation; the formation of collective identities; and contending with threats to self and identity.

Requisite:  PSYC  100.  Not open to first-year students.  Limited to 25 students.  Fall semester.  Five College Mellon Fellow Salvatore.


2019-20: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2011, Fall 2012