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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Social Psychology by Wesleyan University

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1,650 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 (SocialPsychology.org). 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

IV
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.

EW
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 Pietro P

May 16, 2020

MAGNIFICENT COURSE

By Abdul W M

Jan 20, 2020

A brilliant course

By Nguyen T T

Apr 19, 2019

Excellent course !

By Behzad E

Jun 19, 2021

t​hat's wonderful

By Kangting S

Jun 6, 2021

an amazing class!

By Ana M

Sep 27, 2020

very good, thanks

By Marcos A O O

Jul 6, 2020

Daaamnn Aweesome!

By Maria R M D

Jun 20, 2020

Excelente curso!!

By Robin G

Jun 15, 2020

Enjoyable course!

By Luyang L

May 28, 2020

Excellent Course!

By Jon L M

May 13, 2020

Very interesting!

By Samuel B S

Apr 3, 2019

Excellent Course!

By Claudio T

Jun 29, 2021

Excellent course

By Dana S

Dec 23, 2020

Excellent Course

By Bhupender S

Oct 10, 2020

excellent course

By PRABHAKARAN G

Sep 8, 2020

Excellent course

By Varsha K

Aug 27, 2020

Very Good Course

By Victor A R V

Jul 27, 2020

Excellent Course

By S. V

Jul 27, 2020

very good course

By Vikrant S

Jul 1, 2020

Excellent course

By Sebastian L

Jun 9, 2020

Fully Recomended

By Sameer S

Jun 6, 2020

Excellent Course

By Roopali D

May 31, 2020

Great Experience

By GAUTAM P

May 23, 2020

Enjoyed learning

By Rahmat N I

Apr 29, 2020

Beautiful course