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Skills you will gain

GratitudeHappinessMeditationSavoring

Learner Career Outcomes

36%

started a new career after completing these courses

34%

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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
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Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 13 min), 9 readings
4 videos
Become Happier by Learning & Applying Psychological Science4m
Why This Course Exists3m
What is the G.I. Joe Fallacy?4m
9 readings
Welcome Letter from Professor Santos5m
Boosting well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic10m
Course Requirements10m
Course Rewirements5m
Rewirement Tracking10m
Measure Your Happiness and Discover Your Strengths10m
Optional Pre-Course Survey10m
References & Notes10m
Ways to Learn More10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Misconceptions About Happiness

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 63 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Gratitude56s
Part 1 - Good Job7m
Part 2 - Money11m
Part 3 - Awesome Stuff, True Love, Perfect Body & Good Grades12m
Annoying Features of the Mind8m
Question & Answer21m
3 readings
Savoring & Gratitude10m
References & Notes10m
Ways to Learn More10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Why Our Expectations are so Bad

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 64 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Social Connection46s
Annoying Feature #14m
Annoying Feature #226m
Annoying Feature #37m
Annoying Feature #413m
Annoying Features Summary1m
Question & Answer9m
3 readings
Kindness & Social Connection10m
References & Notes10m
Ways to Learn More10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

How Can We Overcome Our Biases

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 73 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Sleep56s
Part 1 - Rethink "Awesome Stuff"18m
Part 2 - Thwart Hedonic Adaptation20m
Part 3 - Reset Your Reference Points19m
Overcome Biases Summary2m
Question & Answer10m
3 readings
Exercise & Sleep10m
References & Notes10m
Ways to Learn More10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz30m

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