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Positive Psychology

Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science

This course is a part of Foundations of Positive Psychology , a 5-course Specialization series from Coursera.

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. There are no prerequisites.
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Rating 4.8 based on 708 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week
Starts Sep 16 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $99
From University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
Instructor Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D.
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Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
Tags Social Sciences Life Sciences Personal Development Psychology

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thoroughly enjoyed in 11 reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed doing this course.

I thoroughly enjoyed this course conducted by Dr. Martin Seligman.

I thoroughly enjoyed Dr. Seligman's course and found it to be insightful, meaningful and inspirational.

I thoroughly enjoyed hearing Dr. Seligman himself share his journey and findings.

I thoroughly enjoyed this course.

As a beginner to this field of study - I thoroughly enjoyed getting the foundations of what positive psychology actually is.

I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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looking forward in 10 reviews

Looking forward to course 2!!

Looking forward to continuing with the rest of the courses!

This has been so very inspirational and I am looking forward to continuing with this specialization.

great introduction to the positive pychology Excellent course & really looking forward to the next in series.

I'm looking forward to the depth of such skills in next courses in the specialization.

Looking forward to learning more!

Looking forward to the next section!

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look forward in 10 reviews

I look forward to completing the rest of the course.

I look forward to taking all the courses required for the Positive Psychology specialization.

Look forward to learn further and moreMartin Saligman - personal deep thank you for what you started doing.

This topic is very important to my life and career and I appreciate the insights and I look forward to studying it more deeply.

I greatly look forward to the remaining courses in this certificate!

I look forward to taking the next step in learning more!

Thanks coursera team for providing me the financial aid to complete this course and i look forward to your support for helping me complete this specialization, which then i can spread to people who i work with and care for.

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highly recommend it in 9 reviews

Enjoyable and eye-opening - I highly recommend it.

I would highly recommend it to anybody, whether or not they are interested in psychology - it's much more about how to live life well, and we all have an interest in that, no matter our profession.

I'd highly recommend it.

I highly recommend it!!!

I loved this course and would highly recommend it!

This is a great course, I highly recommend it!

I highly recommend it to everyone regardless whether you are interested or not in psychology.

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highly recommended in 9 reviews

Highly recommended.

highly recommended to who is new to this area.

Highly recommended for any person who wants to improve their life or just learn more about how people work.

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constructive journalism in 7 reviews

But the VIA survey and the Positive Journalism (I prefer the term Constructive Journalism) was ok for me.

The lectures were interesting and varied, and it was great to have guest appearances from researchers in diverse areas of the discipline, from constructive journalism to the impact of big data.

This course did a nice job covering the growth and development of Positive Psychology as a science, some of the key models and components, as well as some of the current research that is moving this science to how it can impact not only individuals but communities as well through public health research, constructive journalism, and positive education interventions.

I've been looking for what degree to do for my graduate studies, and I think I found it from this program - constructive journalism.

videos on constructive journalism)2) Structure.

It concerns not only design, but also video lenght (for example videos on constructive journalism were way too long) and lack of a sigle thread going through all the videos and supplementary materials.

And I gained fresh knowledge of important and fascinating new fields, such as constructive journalism and big-data psychology.

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

Adjunct Professor, Graduate Psychology $47k

Positive Pay Specialist $48k

Research Professor, School of Psychology $50k

Chair, Psychology Department $53k

Assistant Professor of Psychology 2 $56k

Professor of Psychology; department chair $59k

Program Administrator, Positive Health Mnagement $62k

Professor of Psychology and Chair of Psychology Department $67k

Adjunct Lecturer in Psychology $73k

Dean of Faculty; Professor of Psychology $93k

Assistant Commonwealth Professor of Psychology $99k

Assistant Professor of Education and Psychology $131k

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Rating 4.8 based on 708 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week
Starts Sep 16 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $99
From University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
Instructor Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D.
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
Tags Social Sciences Life Sciences Personal Development Psychology

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