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These are the top 27 Psychology courses found from analyzing all discussions on Reddit that mention any Coursera course.

#1
Buddhism and Modern Psychology Course
The Dalai Lama has said that Buddhism and science are deeply compatible and has encouraged Western scholars to critically examine both the meditative practice and Buddhist ideas about the human mind.
Princeton University
Robert Wright
14 reddit posts
104 mentions
#2
Everyday Parenting Course
The ABCs of Child Rearing
Everyday Parenting gives you access to a toolkit of behavior-change techniques that will make your typical day in the home easier as you develop the behaviors you would like to see in your child.
Yale University
Alan E. Kazdin, PhD, ABPP
2 reddit posts
58 mentions
#3
Psychological First Aid Course
Learn to provide psychological first aid to people in an emergency by employing the RAPID model: Reflective listening, Assessment of needs, Prioritization, Intervention, and Disposition.
Johns Hopkins University
George Everly, Jr., PhD
3 reddit posts
18 mentions
#4
Moralities of Everyday Life Course
How can we explain kindness and cruelty? Where does our sense of right and wrong come from? Why do people so often disagree about moral issues? This course explores the psychological foundations of our moral lives.
Yale University
Paul Bloom
4 reddit posts
19 mentions
#5
A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment Course
What are the determinants of a happy and fulfilling life? This is surely one of life’s biggest questions, and a question that has interested many of our ancestors.
Indian School of Business
Dr. Rajagopal Raghunathan
1 reddit posts
25 mentions
#6
Introduction to Psychology Course
This course will highlight the most interesting experiments within the field of psychology, discussing the implications of those studies for our understanding of the human mind and human behavior.
University of Toronto
Steve Joordens
0 reddit posts
19 mentions
#7
Introduction to Psychology Course
What are people most afraid of? What do our dreams mean? Are we natural-born racists? What makes us happy? What are the causes and cures of mental illness? This course tries to answer these questions and many others, providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of thought and behavior.
Yale University
Paul Bloom
0 reddit posts
13 mentions
#8
Questionnaire Design for Social Surveys Course
This course will cover the basic elements of designing and evaluating questionnaires.
University of Michigan
Frederick Conrad, Ph.D.
0 reddit posts
9 mentions
#9
Mind Control Course
Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19
Never in the history of humanity have so many people been feeling intense anxiety related to COVID-19 and the world it will leave in its wake.
University of Toronto
Steve Joordens
1 reddit posts
21 mentions
#10
Positive Psychology Course
This course discusses research findings in the field of positive psychology, conducted by Barbara Fredrickson and her colleagues.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Barbara L. Fredrickson
1 reddit posts
7 mentions
#11
Psychology of Popularity Course
The level of popularity you experienced in childhood and adolescence is still affecting you today in ways that you may not even realize.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Mitch Prinstein
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#12
Social Psychology 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.
Wesleyan University
Scott Plous
4 reddit posts
21 mentions
#13
Unethical Decision Making in Organizations Course
This course 'Unethical decision making in organizations : A seminar on the dark side of the force' will teach you how strong organizational contexts push good people towards unethical decisions.
University of Lausanne
Guido Palazzo
2 reddit posts
4 mentions
#14
The Bilingual Brain Course
This course explores the brain bases of bilingualism by discussing literature relevant to differences in age of initial learning, proficiency, and control in the nonverbal, single language and dual-language literature.
University of Houston
Arturo E. Hernandez
0 reddit posts
8 mentions
#15
Positive Psychology Course
Resilience Skills
Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and professional life with Dr.
University of Pennsylvania
Karen Reivich, Ph.D.
0 reddit posts
12 mentions
#16
Mindware Course
Critical Thinking for the Information Age
Most professions these days require more than general intelligence.
University of Michigan
Richard E. Nisbett
0 reddit posts
8 mentions
#17
Introduction to Human Behavioral Genetics Course
Behavioral genetic methodologies from twin and adoption studies through DNA analysis will be described and applied to address longstanding questions about the origins of individual differences in behavioral traits.
University of Minnesota
Matt McGue
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#18
Positive Psychology Course
Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science
Dr.
University of Pennsylvania
Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D.
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#19
Gender and Sexuality Course
Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
What is sex? What is gender? What is sexuality? What do we mean by LGBTQIA? How are these concepts related to the workplace? How have our understandings of these terms changed over time, and how have these changes impacted work and culture? To help you answer these important questions, this course w...
University of Pittsburgh
Julie Beaulieu
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#20
Positive Psychology Course
Character, Grit and Research Methods
Learners discover how apply to research methods to their study of Positive Psychology.
University of Pennsylvania
Claire Robertson-Kraft, Ph.D.
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#21
Schizophrenia Course
The main goal of this class are to gain an introductory exposure to the nature of the psychiatric disorder known as schizophrenia as revealed by the scientific method.
Wesleyan University
Matt Kurtz
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#22
The Psychology of Thrill Seekers Course
Sensation seeking is a trait we all have and includes the search for complex and new experiences.
Emory University
Kenneth Carter
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#23
Understanding Memory Course
Explaining the Psychology of Memory through Movies
Welcome to Understanding Memory.
Wesleyan University
John Seamon
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#24
Neurolinguistics Course
This course introduces the key principles and goals of modern neurolinguistics.
Saint Petersburg State University
Черниговская Татьяна Владимировна
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#25
Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster and War Course
Global Perspectives
How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of fostering resilience in children at risk.
University of Minnesota
Ann S. Masten, Ph.D., LP
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#26
Resilience Skills in a Time of Uncertainty Course
We are all facing different and difficult challenges as we confront the COVID-19 pandemic.
University of Pennsylvania
Karen Reivich, Ph.D.
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#27
Introduction to Self-Determination Theory Course
An approach to motivation, development and wellness
Self-determination theory (SDT) is an empirically based theory of motivation and psychological development that is especially focused on the basic psychological needs that promote high quality motivation and wellness, and how they are supported in social contexts.
University of Rochester
Richard Ryan
0 reddit posts
1 mentions