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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Lecturer Joseph Vitriol  from Harvard University


The course "Social Psychology: How We Think, Feel, and Behave in Groups" offers a comprehensive exploration of the intricate dynamics that shape human behavior and interactions within social contexts. Participants delve into the fundamental principles of social perception, cognition, and attitudes, gaining insights into the complexities of social influence and persuasion. The course emphasizes the impact of group dynamics and social identity on individual behavior, fostering an understanding of the intricate interplay between personal and collective identities. Additionally, it addresses the significant role of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination in shaping societal attitudes and fostering intergroup relations. By exploring the psychology of emotions, close relationships, and altruistic behavior, the course equips participants with the knowledge and tools to analyze and address a diverse range of social behaviors and phenomena. Moreover, it encourages participants to critically examine the ethical considerations and research methodologies in the field, fostering a responsible and well-rounded approach to studying and understanding human behavior within the context of social groups and societal structures.


At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the educator indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Social Psychology by Joseph Vitriol

  •  Joseph A. Vitriol is an assistant professor in the College of Business at Lehigh University. Dr. Vitriol was formerly a senior researcher in the political science department at Stony Brook University, a college fellow in the psychology department at Harvard University, and a postdoctoral research associate in the psychology department at Lehigh University. He holds a Ph.D. in social-personality and political psychology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and a BA/MA in forensic psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.Dr. Vitriol studies the causes, consequences, and solutions to bias in judgment and behavior in applied contexts, including political, legal, and organizational settings. His scholarship has been published in leading peer-reviewed outlets across the social and behavioral sciences, including American Psychologist, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Social Psychological and Personality Science, Political Psychology, Law and Human Behavior, European Journal of Personality, Journal of Research in Personality, Personality and Individual Differences, Electoral Studies, and Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.

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