Fundamentals of Emotional States and Processes
Free online course on the concept of happiness and wellbeing as well as the fundamentals of emotional states.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online course on the fundamentals of positive emotional states and processes will start by introducing you to the meaning of happiness and wellbeing as well as the roles they play in fostering healthy interpersonal relationships. You will learn about the relationship between culture and happiness, as well as the role culture plays in the attainment of a happy self.
This course will also introduce you to the subjective happiness scale as one of the measures for testing happiness as well as the connection between the brain and happiness. This course will teach you about the concept of positive affectivity as a trait that reflects stable individual differences in positive emotional experiences along with the importance of being in a happy emotional state.
Finally, this course will introduce you to the neurobiological basis for positive affectivity along with the independence of positive and negative emotions. This course will teach you about the difference between emotional intelligence and intelligence quotient. This course will then improve your understanding of emotional intelligence in positive psychology. Begin this course to improve your knowledge of positive emotional states.Start Course Now
Happiness and Wellbeing
Happiness and Wellbeing - Learning Outcomes
Happiness and Wellbeing
Culture and Happiness
Measures for Happiness Testing
Happiness and Wellbeing - Lesson Summary
Positive Emotional State and Processes
Positive Emotional State and Processes - Learning Outcomes
Positive Emotional State and Processes - Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Define the concepts of happiness and wellbeing according to psychologists.
- Identify the different theories of happiness and wellbeing.
- Explain the relationship between happiness and culture.
- Discuss the factors affecting happiness and wellbeing.
- Discuss the various ways to measure happiness using the happiness scale.
- Discuss the concept of positive affectivity as an aspect of positive emotional state and processes.
- Explain the causes and correlates of positive affectivity.
- Explain the neurobiological basis of positive affectivity.
- Discuss the concept and origin of emotional intelligence as it relates to positive psychology.
- Analyze the difference between emotional intelligence and intelligence quotient.
- Explain the concepts of interpersonal and intrapersonal intelligence.
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