Positive Psychology: Character, Grit and Research Methods

University of Pennsylvania

Learners discover how apply to research methods to their study of Positive Psychology. In this course, we study with Dr. Angela Duckworth and Dr. Claire Robertson-Kraft. Through an exploration their work "True Grit" and interviews with researchers and practitioners, you develop a research hypothesis and learn how to understand the difference between internal and external validity. You also begin to understand and apply the strengths and weaknesses associated with different types of measurements and evaluation designs. You then interpret the results in an empirical study. Suggested prerequisites: Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science and Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions.

Certificate Available ✔

Get Started / More Info
Positive Psychology: Character, Grit and Research Methods
More Psychology Courses

Creating Behavioral Change

Wesleyan University

In this course you will learn about understanding and changing mental and physical health behavior. We will examine both the historical context and the current science....

History of Mental Illness

Wesleyan University

Our lexicon of mental illness is immense: There currently are hundreds of classified disorders and an extensive assortment of medications and therapies. This course...

Salud mental y atención comunitaria

Universidad de los Andes

El curso “Fortalecimiento de los equipos psicosociales y comunidad en general para el cuidado de la salud mental” tiene como propósito acercar el conocimiento...

發展心理學:哲學觀與方法論 (Developmental Psychology: Philosophical Bases and Methodology)

National Taiwan University