University of Pennsylvania
Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science
University of Pennsylvania

Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science

This course is part of Foundations of Positive Psychology Specialization

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What you'll 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

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, Dr. Martin Seligman introduces the scientific foundations of positive psychology and key research findings that led to a revolutionary understanding of what makes people flourish. Participants will learn about research-based skills and exercises to increase well-being and begin to practice these skills in their own lives.

What's included

10 videos5 readings2 quizzes1 peer review4 discussion prompts

In this module, Dr. Martin Seligman shares the great leaps in scientific understanding that created the foundation for a science of well-being at individual, communal, and global levels.

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13 videos2 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

In this module, Dr. Martin Seligman shares key research questions from the field of Positive Psychology, and the answers turn some conventional assumptions on their head. Are we shaped by the future vs. the past? And what does science tell us about mind/body flourishing? What gets better as we age?

What's included

10 videos7 readings2 quizzes3 discussion prompts

In this module, Dr. Martin Seligman discusses some of the most inspiring recent and future developments in the field of Positive Psychology, in particular those that transcend individual experience and have the potential to transform our world.

What's included

10 videos3 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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4.9 (1,355 ratings)
Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
2 Courses120,792 learners

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