What exactly is “happiness”? How can we use the science of happiness to become happier and fight depression?
- Explore the latest scientific data on the causes of happiness.
- Learn about the pioneers of Positive Psychology including Martin Seligman and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
- Examine the remarkable parallels between modern psychology and the ancient wisdom of great thinkers.
In conclusion, we suggest practical tips on how to apply the science of happiness to daily life.
“Not only was I clearly happier myself while immersed in this course, but I also got to study Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi’s work on ‘flow’ – or, having an “optimal ‘experience,’” Ginny Sassaman
Stimulated by the ground-breaking work of Positive Psychologists such as Martin Seligman, both popular media and academia have seen an upsurge of interest in the new “Science of Happiness.”
What exactly is “happiness”? Can we measure happiness or peace of mind? What do the latest scientific data tell us about the causes of happiness? How can we use the science of happiness to become happier and fight depression? We will explore these questions and more while examining the work of philosophers and psychologists from both East and West who have pioneered the exploration of happiness. In doing so, we will examine the remarkable points of resonance between the insights of the great philosophers and the discoveries of modern psychology. Read more
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