The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Psychology of Popularity

Taught in English

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7 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
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There are 6 modules in this course

We will review how popularity is changing your social information processing and DNA expression.

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5 videos2 readings1 quiz

We will discuss the ways that we have identified different subgroups of kids and adults who have different popularity profiles.

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5 videos1 quiz

We will discuss what behaviors popular people engage in, and what types of specific behaviors make people unpopular almost immediately. Implications for adult relationships will be discussed.

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4 videos1 quiz

We will review why facial and body attractiveness plays a role in popularity and how parents can make their children more popular.

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4 videos1 quiz

We will discuss recent findings regarding the links between popularity and psychopathology.

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6 videos1 quiz

We will review why popular people really do have better skills and life outcomes compared to others.

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5 videos1 quiz


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Dr. Mitch Prinstein
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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