Positive Psychology

CLI PP641 - Positive Psychology

Credits: 3

Positive psychology is the scientific study of what makes life most worth living, by emphasizing the positive emotions, thought patterns, and relationships that contribute to human flourishing. This class explores the measurement, development, and cultivation of character strengths such as: wisdom, courage, humanity, justice, temperance, and transcendence and offers conceptual and empirical tools to craft and evaluate interventions that promote human flourishing and decrease suffering.