It is my understanding the central themes and strategies of positive psychology are we are creator

It is my understanding the central themes and strategies of positive psychology are we are creator

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Psychology Themes CheckPoint—Lorie Stockton It is my understanding the central themes and strategies of positive psychology are we are creators as well as creatures of our personal and social worlds. In this course we will discover how we, as humans have the capability to choose, change, and control influence our goals and how we pursue them. We will also discover how biological factors, past experience, and the present situation shape our behavior, by understanding the impact of external factors enable us to make wise choices. We will learn by carefully applying the scientific method, psychology can help us sort fact from fiction. This is very important in understanding subjective well-being and civic virtue.
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Unformatted text preview: Understanding psychological disorder can also help our understanding of the roots of human strengths. We will also cover the implications and applications of basic research, such as fostering human strengths and virtues in ourselves and others. We will also discuss what constitutes a strength or a weakness, a virtue or a vice. Positive psychology recognizes the importance of autonomy and relatedness as well as the effects of our values in human flourishing. We will research several areas, such as how do we promote human well-being and civic responsibility, how can we build a healthy social environment?...
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2010 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Tauresjackson during the Spring '10 term at Phoenix School of Law.

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