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Positive Education

Positive education is an emerging branch of positive psychology. The aim is to integrate positive psychological practices into the educational system to enhance both learning and wellbeing at the same time.

Positive Psychology Courses

23 Top Positive Psychology Courses for a Fulfilling Career in 2024

Ever been interested in topics such as happiness, hope, strengths, or resilience? Ever wondered about the science behind these concepts, and the now popular trend [...]

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How to Get a Ph.D. in Positive Psychology

Lately, we’ve been getting an increasing number of questions from people who want to pursue a PhD program in positive psychology (mostly after having finished [...]

Masters of applied positive psychology

Masters of Applied Positive Psychology: The MAPP Program

Interested in pursuing your love of positive psychology further? Good news—in recent years, we’ve seen more and more opportunities arise for developing that interest academically. [...]

Positive reinforcement classroom

5 Positive Reinforcement Activities to Use in the Classroom

It wasn’t too long ago that school-rooms were places of stern words and plentiful discipline. It was commonplace for teachers to favor harsh punishment over [...]

Positive Reinforcement

Positive Reinforcement in Psychology (Definition + Examples)

If you read our earlier piece on positive punishment, you know that there are different methods of teaching and instilling good habits and behaviors. One [...]

Positive Education: Happy Students

Positive Education: Applying Positive Psychology in Schools

Positive psychology practitioners have advocated for positive psychology in schools alongside traditional psychology. This movement can be called positive education. There is a natural pairing [...]

Positive education practices

Positive Education Books: 18 Best Books for Teachers

Would you like your students to be resilient and motivated, have a healthy self-esteem, and treat others with kindness? This should be every educator’s goal [...]

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Positive Psychology 1504: Harvard’s Groundbreaking Course

Harvard’s Positive Psychology 1504, taught by professor Tal Ben-Shahar Ph.D., will enter the books as the most popular course in the history of Harvard University. In the spring [...]

3 Positive Psychology Tools (PDF)