Jan. 21, 2021

Mitch Prinstein | The Power of Likability in a Status Obsessed World

Mitch Prinstein | The Power of Likability in a Status Obsessed World

Your happiness and success are tied to your popularity. And it goes all the way back to high school. In today's episode, Mitch Prinstein helps us to explore the correlation between popularity and happiness by sharing secrets to boosting your likab...


Your happiness and success are tied to your popularity. And it goes all the way back to high school. In today's episode, Mitch Prinstein helps us to explore the correlation between popularity and happiness by sharing secrets to boosting your likability through things such as understanding what makes people tick; developing empathy for others; making people feel good about themselves; using humor in moderation and many more ways!

 

Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D. is board certified in clinical child and adolescent psychology and serves as the John Van Seters Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and the Director of Clinical Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He and his research have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, U.S. News & World Report, Time magazine, New York magazine, Newsweek, Reuters, Family Circle, Real Simple, and elsewhere.

 

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Mitch Prinstein

Mitch Prinstein is the John Van Seters Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and accepts doctoral students from both the Clinical Psychology Program and the Developmental Psychology Program. Mitch’s research uses a developmental psychopathology framework to understand how adolescents’ interpersonal experiences, particularly among peers, are associated with depression, self-injury, and health risk behaviors.