February 02

Websites on positive psychology

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Authentic Happiness is the website of Martin E.P. Seligman, director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

PEPLab - Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab. This research center of positive emotions at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is directed by Barbara L. Fredrickson.

Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Research center created and directed by Martin E.P. Seligman. This center promotes research, training, education and the dissemination of positive psychology.

The Good Life – Positive Psychology and What Makes Life Worth Living is a blog about positive psychology from Christopher Peterson.

Psychology Today. The online version of the famous American magazine includes a section on positive psychology, with articles, blogs from multiple authors, and so on.

Positive Psychology News Daily. Website with articles related to positive psychology. The authors of Positive Psychology News Daily are students or graduates of the MAPP (Master of Applied Positive Psychology) program at the University of Pennsylvania or at the University of East London.

Emotional Intelligence Information. A site developed by John D. Mayer, dedicated to communicating scientific information about emotional intelligence, including relevant aspects of emotions, cognition and personality. It also features information about the MSCEIT and related research.

MHS – Psychological Assessments and Services. The site of the publisher of the MSCEIT (Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test).

IPPA - International Positive Psychology Association. IPPA hopes to integrate the positive psychology activities around the world.

ENPP - European Network for Positive Psychology. ENPP is a collective of European researchers and practitioners with shared interests in the science and practice of positive psychology. Researchers and practitioners from other disciplines like economics, sociology, philosophy or biology are also invited to participate.

VIA Institute on Character. It is a non-profit organization that systematically explores what is best about human beings. They work with researchers around the world to utilize the VIA Classification of Strengths and the VIA Inventory of Strengths (VIA Survey) in the scientific study of character. The Classification of Strengths is the ‘backbone’ of the science of positive psychology.

World Database of Happiness. Data on subjective happiness in the world. The World Database of Happiness is an ongoing register of scientific research on the subjective enjoyment of life. It brings together findings that are scattered throughout many studies and provides a basis for synthetic work. It is directed by Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

HEB - Health, Emotion and Behavior Laboratory. Site directed by Peter Salovey, Department of Psychology, Yale University. The mission of the HEB Laboratory is to translate psychological science into action. They focus especially on emotional skills and competencies, health cognition and health behavior relevant to diseases prevention, and the interactions among these areas of study.
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