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Introduction to Positive Psychology and Positive Personality Traits

Free online course on the fundamentals of positive psychology and the development of positive personality traits.

Psychology
Free Course
This free online course on positive psychology and positive personality traits provide a comprehensive guide to the understanding of the emergence of positive psychology as a subfield in psychology. Learn about the concept of happiness and wellbeing as well as how to develop emotional intelligence as a positive personality trait that aids effective interaction with people. Begin this course now and improve your knowledge of positive psychology.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course on positive psychology and positive personality traits will begin by introducing you to the concept of psychology, positive psychology as well as the basic theme of positive psychology. You will also be introduced to the different theories and branches of psychology. You will learn about the humanistic perspectives on the historical background of positive psychology, along with the methods of carrying out research in the psychology field.

This course will also introduce you to Alliport’s personality theory as it focuses on building a healthy and mature adult personality. You will learn about the view of a rationally functional person as put forward by Rogers. This course will also introduce you to the eight positive personality traits of self-actualizing people as provided by the Maslow hierarchy of needs theory.

Finally, this course will introduce you to the meaning as well as how to develop character strengths and virtues. You will learn about the importance of character strengths in our daily lives as well as the different classification of character strengths and virtues in positive psychology. This course will improve your knowledge of the models of character strength. Begin this course to improve your knowledge of positive psychology.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:


  • Define the concept and relevance of psychology.
  • Discuss the importance and relevance of psychology.
  • Analyze the difference between Indian psychology and psychology in India.
  • Discuss the connections between Indian psychology and positive psychology.
  • Explain how data are collected and interpreted in the field of psychology.
  • Identify the various types of research in psychology.

  • Define the concepts of character strengths and virtues.

  • Explain the various ways to assess character strengths and virtues.
  • Discuss the early psychodynamic or psychoanalytic ideas of optimal personality.
  • Analyze the different theories of character strengths and virtues.
  • Discuss the classification and measures of strengths and virtues.
  • Identify the Clifton thirty-four themes of character strengths and virtues.

Certification

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