Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman—renowned worldwide as the “father of Positive Psychology”—has led visionary leaps in the scientific research, empirical data and personal understandings of human flourishing. This course explores the past, present and future of positive psychology as a journey through the key scientific leaps led by Dr. Seligman and his colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania's Positive Psychology Center and Master of Applied Positive Psychology program.
This course is part of the Foundations of Positive Psychology Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Understand the scientific foundations of Positive Psychology
Explain how skills of well-being can be learned and taught
Describe why mind and body flourish together
Discuss inspiring new developments in the field of Positive Psychology
Skills you will gain
- Character Strengths And Virtues
- Positive Education
- Positive Psychology
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Positive Psychology Introduction by Dr. Martin Seligman
The Skills of Well-being Can Be Learned, Taught, and Transformative
Being Whole: Mind/Body Flourishing Throughout Life
Future Directions in Positive Psychology
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TOP REVIEWS FROM POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: MARTIN E. P. SELIGMAN’S VISIONARY SCIENCE
This course has been an eye opener for me to the possibilities and options of changing culture and behavior, not solely basing on past experience of individuals but with more focus on future choices.
Glad to learn lot of experimental positive psychology tools to use in day to day life and helped to practice positive psychology coaching through this course. Thank you Coursera for this opportunity.
A rewarding course on the introduction of Positive Psychology.
Lot's of hands on tasks to practice and engage in and real life examples of implementing strategies that improve positive wellbeing.
This cource is life changing, it gives real life practical and useful interventions that realy improve the wellbeing of a person. I am enjoying practicing a lot of what i learned. Thank you Penn!
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