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Tuesday, August 30, 2011
11:10 AM Happiness consists of 3 components:
Positive Emotion (The pleasant life)
Positive emotion about the past present and future
Engagement(The engaged life)
Using positive individual traits such as strengths or talents
Meaning(The meaningful life)
The pursuit of meaning; belonging to or serving positive institutions (family, community,
Theories of what comprises mental health:
Feelings of competence
Purpose on life
Areas of Psychology:
Assessment and truth of abnormal behavior (personality, IQ, symptom assessments)
Deals with how humans develop; at what age kids develop certain intellectual and
psychological traits or skills
Helping behavior, compliance, stereotypes, group behavior, aggression, attitudes, schemas,
Using personality to fit a job type
How do we get people to act more efficiently on the job
Questions like "how does a physical context make someone crave something more"
"how does physical brain damage affect behavior ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08