The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Positive Psychology

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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11 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
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There are 6 modules in this course

Look “under the hood” to discover the powerful drivers of growth, well-being, and health.

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4 videos3 readings1 quiz

Discover the roots of flexibility, creativity, and resilience.

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4 videos3 readings1 quiz

Discover the ratios and priorities that best promote flourishing and learn common pitfalls to avoid.

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3 videos3 readings1 quiz

Unveil the force of co-experienced positive emotions and practice this lab-tested meditation honed over millennia.

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6 videos3 readings1 quiz

Learn to spot the health benefits that loving-kindness uniquely nourishes.

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4 videos3 readings1 quiz

Far beyond you and your happiness, positive psychology radiates out to benefit your relationships and community.

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3 videos3 readings1 quiz

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4.8 (1,342 ratings)
Dr. Barbara L. Fredrickson
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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