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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Social Psychology by Wesleyan University

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1,684 reviews

About the Course

Ever wonder why people do what they do? This course—which includes more than $1,000 of video and reading materials—offers some answers based on the latest research from social psychology. Students taking the course for a Certificate will also receive free membership in Social Psychology Network ( COURSE DESCRIPTION FROM PROFESSOR PLOUS: Each of us is dealt a different hand in life, but we all face similar questions when it comes to human behavior: What leads us to like one person and dislike another? How do conflicts and prejudices develop, and how can they be reduced? Can psychological research help protect the environment, and if so, how? This course offers a brief introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics such as decision making, persuasion, group behavior, personal attraction, and factors that promote health and well-being. Our focus will be on surprising, entertaining, and intriguing research findings that are easy to apply in daily life. The course will also draw from the websites of Social Psychology Network, the world's largest online community devoted to social psychology. I hope you'll join me for this course, have fun, and learn some useful information that enriches your life....

Top reviews

Jun 12, 2020

Very interesting course, tons of great material. Of all the courses I have taken so far in Coursera, this is one of the few that has pushed me to focus on the material we were going over-great course.

Sep 26, 2020

Such a wonderful course, enlightening, compelling and fun! Professor Plous is an amazing source of education and kindness throughout the 7 weeks.\n\nThank you soon much for this learning opportunity.

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By Channa S

Jul 18, 2020

Best course of social psychology. Everything is well organized

By Annie B

Jul 15, 2020

i couldnt have found a better course to start with psychology.

By Meera R

Jun 20, 2020

Very detailed and got to learn a lot about the subject. thanks

By Pratignya K

May 13, 2020

an extremely interesting course that actually makes you think.

By Aleksander A B

May 6, 2020

So much to learn, and not easy at all. But a learner for life.

By Edidiong M I

Apr 2, 2020

Best course I have taken on Coursera, changed my entire life..


Aug 31, 2020

Muy divertido y permite el aprendizaje de una manera dinámica

By Flo F

Jul 4, 2020

I enjoyed the course very much. Thank you for the experience.

By Swapnil S S

May 12, 2020

The course was Great the assignments are very interesting :-)

By Dr A J

Apr 13, 2020

Exceptionally great content delivered by terrific instructor.

By Steven B

Jun 13, 2019

Very good course and the instructer makes it fun and engaging

By John R

Aug 7, 2020

Absolutely fantastic and iluminating, an enjoyale experience

By Durvika R

Jul 22, 2020

I personally had fun during the lectures they are fun to do

By Chris

Jul 10, 2020

Fantastic course and Scott was an absolute Don! :)

Thank you!

By Lauren

May 25, 2020

I enjoyed this course a lot. Very informative and important.

By Alejandro J

May 14, 2020

Excellent course in all senses (contents, organization, ...)

By Eliza J

May 12, 2020

It was such a great experience taking this course! Thank you

By Vasu A

May 8, 2020

This is an excellent course one must do. You'll learn a lot.

By 张金妙

Aug 31, 2019

The best psychology course online I have learned. AMAZING!!!

By Alberto R d l O

Jun 26, 2020

Great course. Difficult if you are not a native, but great.

By Gustavo I

Jun 8, 2020

You'll become a better person after completing this course.

By Asma T

Jun 2, 2020

really informative. fantastic tuition and course materials.

By Amy C

May 27, 2020

Some very thought provoking material. A great introduction.

By Kimberly L J H

Nov 11, 2020

Loved it! 💃💃🙏🙏❤

Very informative and well put together.


Oct 27, 2020

Good content and best instructor. Thank you very much Prof