Positive Psychology: A Free Online Course from Harvard University


A quick bit of info: Tal Ben Shahar teaches a course on positive psychology at Harvard. And it’s apparently one of the most popular courses the university has ever offered. Above, you can watch all 30 lectures in an admittedly grainy format. In 2006, NPR wrote“Twice a week, some 900 students attend Tal Ben-Shahar’s course on what he calls ‘how to be happy’. … Her class offers research in the relatively new field of positive psychology, which focuses on what makes people happy, rather than their pathologies.

Positive Psychology Lectures has been added to our collection of free psychology courses, a subset of our meta-collection, 1,700 free online courses from top universities.

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