Positive Psychology Pioneer Barbara Fredrickson Talks Science, Fleeting Emotions, and Her New Course on Coursera
Why is it important to study positive psychology? What are the benefits?
You know that saying ‘A little knowledge is a dangerous thing’? That’s so true of positive psychology. Our latest research tells us that the pursuit of happiness is a delicate art. Certain approaches to seeking happiness are now known to backfire, whereas others are effective. [My positive psychology course on Coursera] will help you discern what works and why. Studies show that people who put what they learn about positive psychology into practice become happier, more resilient, more satisfied with life.
Source: Positive Psychology Program