No matter how old you are, there's a good chance that the word "popular" immediately transports you back to your teenage years. Mitchell J. Prinstein, a nationally-recognized psychologist and Director of Clinical Psychology at UNC-CH, presents the latest research on our natural human social impulses to be popular. Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World describes how to channel that into making wise choices rather than chasing after arbitrary measures of happiness and success. Join us Monday, October 16 at 7pm for what is sure to be an insightful look into the social world of adults and children, alike.
A leading psychologist examines how our popularity affects our success, our relationships, and our happiness--and why we don't always want to be the most popular