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The Psychology of Thrill Seekers

Sensation seeking is a trait we all have and includes the search for complex and new experiences. Thrill Seekers, people with high-sensation seeking personalities, crave exotic and intense experiences even when physical or social risks are involved. This course helps learners examine the remarkable world of the high-sensation seeking personality and explores the lifestyle, psychology, and neuroscience behind thrill seekers.
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Rating 4.2 based on 7 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 2-3 hours each week
Starts Jun 29 (last week)
Cost $49
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Instructor Kenneth Carter
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Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
Tags Social Sciences Life Sciences Personal Development Psychology

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Rating 4.2 based on 7 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 2-3 hours each week
Starts Jun 29 (last week)
Cost $49
From Emory University via Coursera
Instructor Kenneth Carter
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
Tags Social Sciences Life Sciences Personal Development Psychology

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