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University of Pennsylvania

Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science

University of Pennsylvania via 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.

Taught by

Martin E.P. Seligman


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  • What a wonderful class taught by the founding father of the field of positive psychology. Just loved it. This class introduces the field of positive psychology and is taught by Prof. Saligman. Lectures are clear and impactful. He introduces the…
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    Cheryl Penn

    Cheryl Penn completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    If you want to know about a subject go to the top person in the field. Marty Seligman's class is what you are looking for if you want to know more about how positive psychology can help you and others you know right now. It's filled with practical a…
  • This course from Martin E.P.Seligman's is very effective in the feild of day to day activity. The effect of positive psychology in our mind create a very powerful understanding for self happiness. Nowadays, in our practical life it is very difficult to keep always happy or stay stable with good feeling. So, lead a happy life it very much important. For this reason this course is needed for everyone according to my understanding.

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