This course has been absolutely terrific! The knowledge and insight this has briefed me with has been very useful, and makes more than a lot of sense. Thank You Mr. Prinstein, and Thank You Coursera!
This was amazing, really interesting, well presented. A good insight into how our friendships while of school age can impact on our adulthood and how this is so often repeated down the generations.
Great course. Great information.
The materials are simply presented, well explained and well organised. The lecturer is very very organised, clear, giving the important points sonly. The quizes are designed to sum up and make sure you got the main point. The overall course meant to deliver you very important information i a very simple yet remarkable method to be memorised. I can keep taking positively alot about this course and compared it with several useless courses I have been enrolled to. Good luck
par Larissa H H•
This course has been absolutely amazing! Dr. Mitch Prinstein does not only has a lot of knowledge, he also has the ability of teaching with mastery.
The dynamic of the course was fantastic as well. The lessons were brief, and the tests were fair, with objective questions about the topics teached.
If you want to get to know yourself better (how do you interpret simple events of everyday life, and how your childhood may affect your future) this course is for you.
par Kostiuk Y•
Досить цікава тема простими слова про складні речі, які зазвичай остаються поза полем зору серед зрілих людей. Чимало учнів зможуть відкрити для себе ази до пізнання, а також подальшої поведінки самих себе та людей, які їх оточують. Зробивши необхідні корективи в власній поведінці, методом аналізу отриманої інформації з курсу, є реальний шанс своє соціальне становище, методом підвищення власної популярності.
par Jinan M L•
Very clear and friendly lecturer, and very interesting topics discussed! Learned lots about how likability and popularity impact our personalities, biases, attachment styles and even health in adulthood. Quiz questions were not always straightforward, and required you to understand what was taught - precisely what I'd expect from a solid university like UNCCH. This is quality content. Highly recommended!
par Yuen W H•
This has been a very engaging and interesting course that has given me new perspectives on what popularity means and how it could affect individuals throughout their lives. The explanations by Prof Prinstein were very clear and well-supported with a wide range of scientific studies, and the slides were simple yet highly effective, especially the animations that were incorporated into the slides.
par Serena S•
I Loved taking this course, the professor was engaging and it was far more challenging than I anticipated! It made me look at my high school years in a new light and how it affected myself and those I went to school with as well. It's still breaking ground research and I think I'll be taking part in the study to find out more! Thanks for teaching it and making it available!
par Marta F•
Great course!! Before knowing that there is such thing as psychology of popularity I knew intuitively that popularity had to be a big factor deserving of study. Growing up I was very aware of how popular some people were and the power they had on the rest -most of the time unknowingly. The social dynamics are so interesting. This course was amazing to me. Thank you!!
par Asif-Uz-Zaman K S•
No words to thank Dr. Mitch Prinstein. One of the best course I have ever taken. While taking the course I remembered my kindergarten, primary, high school and college level and had an illustration of the behavior of all my friends and I am now able to categorize myself too. In long run this course gonna help anyone who take it. I highly recommend this course.
par Natalia M•
Incredible course. Fully recommended. Mitch Prinstein is great explaining concepts as difficult as the human mind, makes them so simple to understand.
Es un curso increíble. Totalmente recomendable. Mitch Prinstein es genial explicando conceptos tan difíciles como la mente humana, los vuelve muy simples para comprender.
Many of the lessons learned in this course were things that I "knew" anecdotally, and it was interesting to learn the research-backed perspective. I liked learning the distinction between likability and social reputation, and gaining the re enforcement that being "nice" or likable is a solid path in life.
par Alfonsus G•
This class provides a lot of results from research on the popularity that has been done so that the facts and explanations can be trusted. Besides, I also discovered many new facts about the popularity that I had never heard of before, thus creating a new perspective for me. I highly recommend this class.
par Samantha S•
This course is full of interesting information based on the most up-to-date research around the two types of popularity. Dr. Mitch Prinstein presented the information in a very relatable and non-judgement way. If you are interested in Psychology (and/or are a parent) take this course!
par Lisa S•
This course was very insightful. I would love to learn more and about suggestions for taking this learning further into adulthood and what popularity means in the workplace and beyond. Though we touched on it, I think there is a lot more yet to discover. Thanks!
par Janis M•
Nice course, explaining all the basics of popularity, it's various perceptions and impact throughout lifespan. Really good if you have kids and want to understand more on their societal development and how you can support them in finding their place in society.
Loved how sensitive the instructor has been about various topics. He's been enthusiastic as well. Not only did I learn a lot, I eagerly wrote to my friends, every time I came across an insight- which always ended in a rich conversation.
I'm much grateful.
par Bára B•
Very interesting and fun. I expected something like "how to be pupular", but I was really pleasantly surprised - it is really based on scientific researches I haven't heard before and hard data. Some parts of the course showed me a new perspective.
par Teresa c•
This was very eye opening as to how and why kids truly feel the way they do when in school, around friends, and in their social environments. This course benefited my view of children and how adults can easily be an effective mentor for them.
par Danae P•
Very informative. I want to believe that I learned more about myself also. I am now 25 years old so I still remember adolescence clearly enough and this course gave me a new perspective on how things might have actually been back then.
par Geetika k•
I enjoyed learning how popularity affects each one of us differently and can have an impact on us for the rest of our lives. No doubt Dr. Mitch is an amazing instructor. Would surely recommend this course. Have fun. Best wishes. :)
The structure is very clear, also the topics are great and interesting. It's my first online course, and it turns out to be very helpful, from the course I've learned the basic knowledge of popularity psychology. :D
par Paula K T•
This course helped me assess my life and it has helped put a lot of my growing up issues into a better perspective. I hope I can use what I've learned in my recovery. Thank you for designing this insightful course.
par Lorenzo G M d B•
As a Psychology student, i consider very important to take this course to learn about the importance of early rejection or acceptance by peers as well as later outcomes. It was very interesting to me as well.
par Shishir C D•
This man is a Genius. I am really appreciating him as he instructs this course from the beginning till the end so smoothly. It helps me to understand every topic pretty well in this Course. Thanks a lot Sir
par Karin C•
This course offers very important tools to detect violence from the popularity perspective through signs and symptoms of children and teenagers behavior. I can widely recommend this course.
par Kavya M•
It was a great experience learning about how our everyday lives are influenced by our popularity. This subject piqued my curiosity, and I'd like to learn more about it and do more research