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Fundamentals of Emotional States and Processes

Free online course on the concept of happiness and wellbeing as well as the fundamentals of emotional states.

Psychology
Free Course
This free online course on the fundamentals of positive emotional states and processes provide a comprehensive guide on how to be happy and the role happiness plays in promoting healthy relationships among people. Learn about the concept of positive affectivity as a trait that reflects stable individual differences as well as the various ways to develop positive emotional states. Start this course today and improve your humanities skills.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

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.

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Learning Outcomes

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.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
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All Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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