Emory University
The Psychology of Thrill Seekers
Emory University

The Psychology of Thrill Seekers

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Kenneth Carter

Instructor: Kenneth Carter

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15 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
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There are 5 modules in this course

In this week, we'll examine the curious beginnings of sensation-seeking research, discuss the four components that make up sensation seeking, and discuss the profile of a high sensation seeker.

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6 videos4 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

This week, we'll take a scientific approach to uncovering more about sensation seeking and focus on the fascinating biological processes and environment at play.

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6 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In this week, we'll look at the hobbies and travel and food preferences of high sensation seekers and discuss why they are so unique compared to the average person. We'll begin our exploration with a focus on emotional regulation and what that means for a high sensation seeker.

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In this week, we get more personal and look at the challenges and rewards high sensation seekers face in regards to relationships and love.

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7 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In this week, we consider how to perceive high sensation seeking and look at the overall benefits and issues as well as how to keep high sensation seeking in check.

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8 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.9 (18 ratings)
Kenneth Carter
Emory University
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