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Your Public Persona: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life

Examine the tactics we use, both positive and negative, to manage other people's impressions and to achieve our goals, in this illuminating course taught by a professor of psychology.
Your Public Persona: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life is rated 3.4 out of 5 by 30.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant presentation, worth my time This is a course where there is no clear prescription for what to do, if that is what you are looking for, then you will be disappointed. This is a thinking course, looking deep into yourself and then learning about yourself and knowing how much deception is going on a daily basis and then deciding what you going to do about it, if anything. A great course. Thank you
Date published: 2022-11-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I have watch/listened to a variety of courses since the beginning of the year. Actually one course right after another has been my viewing pattern. The professor for this course used his hands constantly in every lecture which was annoying. It certainly was not the first course I have seen this happen. Unfortunately I did not find this course full of new information that I did not already know. Much of the info one gains just through life experience. Professor presented info well except for hand use. I just did not find the info all that new or helpful.
Date published: 2022-08-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from OK to follow but needed more real interaction As many have already posted, the content was OK and generally easy to follow. It was NOT a self-help, wished it was, but presented like an introductory college course lecture with summaries of the lecturer's works/theories that gave a variety of topics/ideas to think about. Thought it was worth what I paid for, but I felt like I paid more than what I actually learned from it. I would watch again, though I would NOT watch it frequently, but OCCASIONALLY as a refresher. I watched with subtitles that generally worked well. Some improvements could have been that the visuals overall were slow and bland (except the image of the guy with the colored hair), repetitive, and video often had too much focus on the lecturer gesturing frequently. Lecturer did everything he could to seem engaging and hearing his studies WERE provoking, but agree with others this was easy to fall asleep to. There were times you wished more people were overall involved, this lacked some good interviewing or back and forth among something real. Good to get you thinking/discussing, good if you are bored, good for introduction. Avoid if you want details or self help or get bored easily.
Date published: 2022-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good lecture I am listening to this and it has some great info.
Date published: 2022-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Valuable and a Nice Break from Heavier Subjects The course caused me to think more about my public persona, including with other family members, not just the public. Very easy to listen to. Provides a nice break to courses on heavier academic subjects.
Date published: 2021-07-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Experiential Common Sense - Nothing new If you have lived any length of time, you could pass along the very same information. The clothes you wear matters and must fit the situation. Any individual over 5 years old knows this. The language you use matters. Some "out of place" appearance is in its own way deliberate rebellion. Young people know this (as do their parents and teachers) before they reach 6th grade. I was acutely disappointed. I stayed with it until I realized it was not going deeper or becoming more useful.
Date published: 2021-06-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not a self-help course, merely an education course I have read some of the other reviews, where people said that the presentation was only informational. Well after watching the course all the way through I can confirm that the course is informational. If you are thinking "I will watch this and make better impressions on people" then you are incorrect. This course talks about self-presentation and all of its aspects of it. It was interesting to hear the research that the lecturer knows, and it gave me some good points to think about.
Date published: 2021-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great course and presentaion well done ! The presentation is concise and excellent. It is easy to understand without jargon. The course is incorporating many academic studies. The listeners will certainly benefit their career advance.
Date published: 2021-06-13
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Overview

In Your Public Persona: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life, Professor Leary brings you to the forefront of recent studies in self-presentation. After more than 40 years of experience in psychology and neuroscience-and with wry humor and a talent for distilling difficult concepts into manageable parts- he makes this fascinating topic accessible to audiences everywhere. Step up to a thought-provoking journey into the workings of the human social mind filled with self-discovery and insights into the other people in your life.

About

Mark Leary

Most of the important things that happen in life involve our encounters and relationships with other people. I became interested in scientific psychology to help us understand both ourselves and the people with whom we interact.

INSTITUTION

Duke University

Professor Mark Leary is Garonzik Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University, where he heads the program in Social Psychology and is faculty director of the Duke Interdisciplinary Initiative in Social Psychology. He earned his bachelor's degree in Psychology from West Virginia Wesleyan College and his master's and doctoral degrees in Social Psychology from the University of Florida. He has taught previously at Denison University, The University of Texas at Austin, and Wake Forest University, where he served as department chair. Professor Leary has published 12 books and more than 200 scholarly chapters and articles on topics dealing with social motivation and emotion and the negative effects of excessive egotism and self-focus. He has been particularly interested in the ways in which people's emotions, behaviors, and self-views are influenced by their concerns with other people's perceptions and evaluations of them. Professor Leary's books include Social Anxiety; Self-Presentation: Impression Management and Interpersonal Behavior; The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life; Handbook of Self and Identity; and Introduction to Behavioral Research Methods. Based on his scholarly contributions, the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin designated him among the top 40 social and personality psychologists in the world with the greatest impact. In 2010, he received the Lifetime Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity. In addition, he was the founding editor of the journal Self and Identity and is currently the editor of Personality and Social Psychology Review. He is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

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Your Public Persona: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life

Trailer

Self-Presentation in Everyday Life

01: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life

32 min
Tactics for Managing Impressions

02: Tactics for Managing Impressions

32 min
Fitting In and Playing Roles

03: Fitting In and Playing Roles

33 min
Playing to the Audience’s Values

04: Playing to the Audience’s Values

33 min
When Undesirable Personas Are Deliberate

05: When Undesirable Personas Are Deliberate

34 min
Your Public Persona and Your Self-Image

06: Your Public Persona and Your Self-Image

33 min
Self-Presentation in Close Relationships

07: Self-Presentation in Close Relationships

33 min
Managing Your Image at Work

08: Managing Your Image at Work

33 min
Social Anxiety and Self-Presentation

09: Social Anxiety and Self-Presentation

32 min
Self-Presentation Dilemmas and Disasters

10: Self-Presentation Dilemmas and Disasters

34 min
The Dangers of Self-Presentation

11: The Dangers of Self-Presentation

29 min
Behind the Mask: Who Are You Really?

12: Behind the Mask: Who Are You Really?

35 min