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Describe current trends in evolutionary psychology as they relate to social psychology.
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Any behavior that exists today does so because it offers an evolutionary advantage to the species as a whole. Though not its own distinct branch of psychology, evolutionary psychology is impacting all subfields.
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Behaviors exist because of natural selection

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Module 1: Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Module 1: Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Module 2: Research Methods in Social Psychology
  • Module 3: The Self
  • Module 4: The Perception of Others
  • Module 5: Attitudes
  • Module 6: Persuasion
  • Module 7: Social Influence
  • Module 8: Group Influence
  • Module 9: Prejudice
  • Module 10: Aggression
  • Module 11: Helping Others
  • Module 12: Attraction

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What cognitive biases and heuristics are used to bolster the self?
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Which statement best describes the Ego-defensive function of an attitude?
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