Posts tagged Experimental Psychology

Martin Seligman's Flourish argues that Positive Psychology, not pharmaceuticals, is the solution to the depression epidemic.  Well-being isn't simply the absence of sadness, it's a measurable and trainable set of positive behaviors.  Explore Seligman's arguments in support of Positive Psychology and see how learning to be optimistic is the driver or happiness and human flourishing.  

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The Marshmallow Test

Why Self-Control is The Engine Of Success.  Self-Control is a learnable and trainable set of cognitive skills.  Explore the developmental roots of self control and see how it's possible to take far greater control of your circumstances.  Walter Mischel's book is incredibly important and seriously relevant.  

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