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Unformatted text preview: 8-30-11 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, religion) Theories of what comprises mental health: Feelings of competence Autonomous support Relatedness Personal growth Purpose on life Environmental mastery Areas of Psychology: Clinical Assessment and truth of abnormal behavior (personality, IQ, symptom assessments) Counseling Typical "shrink" Development Deals with how humans develop; at what age kids develop certain intellectual and psychological traits or skills Social Helping behavior, compliance, stereotypes, group behavior, aggression, attitudes, schemas, attraction Industrial Using personality to fit a job type Organizational How do we get people to act more efficiently on the job Biological 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.

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