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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Social Psychology by Wesleyan University

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1,703 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.

May 20, 2021

The course is great. There are plenty of study materials provided and the lecturer is very good. Items studied in this course are immensely helpful in understanding group thinking and group behavior.

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By Asif-Uz-Zaman K S

Sep 5, 2020

Excellent Course! Now I know myself better.

By Camila C

Aug 20, 2020

Extremely well guided and very interactive.

By youssef b

Aug 11, 2020

First experiance in this cours and the best

By Angodage R P

Jun 14, 2020

Excellent course provide valuable knowledge

By Mustafa S

Jun 14, 2019

Easy, Joyful, inspirational and interesting

By Amit B

Apr 22, 2021

Recommendations for everyone. Great course

By Piyush S

Jul 30, 2020

really informative and practically helpful

By Kanishka J

Jul 23, 2020

Wonderful course and beautiful experience!

By Aiya K

Jul 20, 2020

thank you Scout Plous for your great work!

By S. G C

May 30, 2020

Excelente curso, excelente Profesor Scott!

By veda l

May 27, 2020

It was an amazing time being with coursera

By kehinde A

May 8, 2020

it was an excellent and informative course

By Pallav T

Aug 19, 2019

A very interesting and informative course.

By Oluwasemilore O

Aug 6, 2020

It was a wonderful and insightful course.

By Evelin S

Aug 2, 2020

Thank you for everything!

I learned a lot!

By Jojo N P

Jun 4, 2020

It was an incredibly amazing opportunity.

By Gerard D

May 23, 2020

Very interesting and high quality course.


May 12, 2020

It was an exceptional learning experience


Sep 11, 2020

Excelente calidad academica, felicidades

By Dechen W

Aug 23, 2020

Best course ever! Thank you prof. Scott!

By Alanna H

Jul 31, 2020

Very interesting and eye opening course.

By Saman A k

Jul 22, 2020

It is ever best course I did in my life.


Jul 14, 2020

It was amazing. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

By Manan C G

Jun 6, 2020

Amazing, Mind blowing and Stupendous....

By Julia W

May 31, 2020

One of the best courses I've taken here!