NYU Steinhardt

Positive Psychological Development: Research and Practice

  • Course Number: APSY-GE 2870
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Building on innovations in the merging field of positive psychology, this course explores research & theory on factors that represent strengths & virtues & that enhance the human capacity to experience wellness. Particular emphasis is placed on the interplay between culture, context & positive psychological outcomes (e.g., hope, creativity, purpose, wisdom) & on state-of-the-art interventions that facilitate individual, family, & community efforts to achieve these outcomes.
  • Old Course Number: E63.2870