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EP09 Invited Address 07 – Advances in Positive Psychology – Martin Seligman, PhD

This address will present belief in one’s causative power as the foundation of human motivation, aspiration, accomplishments, and well-being. Whatever other factors serve as guides and motivators, they are rooted in the core belief that one has the power to make changes in one’s functioning and life conditions.

Educational Objectives

  1. To describe the four ways for enhancing self-efficacy.

  2. To list the four processes through which self-efficacy works.


Product Details
Topic Areas:
Psychology |  Invited Address
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2009
Martin Seligman
59 Minutes
Audio Only
Original Program Date:
Dec 10, 2009
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Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D in Psychology, is the Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology and Director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, where he focuses on positive psychology, learned helplessness, depression, and optimism. He is a best-selling author of several books, including Flourish. He received the American Psychological Society’s William James Fellow Award for basic science and Cattell Award for the application of science, and two Distinguished Scientific Contribution awards from the American Psychological Association. In 1996, Seligman was elected President of the American Psychological Association by the largest vote in modern history. His current mission is the attempt to transform social science to work on the best things in life – strengths, positive emotion, good relationships, meaning, and human flourishing.

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