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- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryReview specific psychology concepts with this Positive Psychology Study Guide course. These lessons provide a fun and easy way to brush up on information about emotions, human needs and psychosocial health to help you gain a better understanding of topics you might be covering in psychology class or prepare for an upcoming test.
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- Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
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- Missed class time and need to catch up.
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- Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
- Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Confirm your understanding through lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
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- Study Efficiently:Skip what you know, review what you don't.
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- Get Extra Support:Ask our subject matter experts any relevant questions. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility:Watch videos on any web-ready device.
In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- How are emotions expressed differently in different cultures?
- What does research say about the things that make people happy?
- What is meant by psychosocial health?
- How is it that stress can sometimes be a good thing?
- What is meant by successful aging?
- How did research with dogs teach us about human depression?
- What's the difference between self-efficacy and self-concept?
- Why is social-cognitive learning important in positive psychology?
- What is meant by positive organizational scholarship?
- Who is Abraham Maslow and what is his hierarchy of needs?
- How do morals and values play a role in human well-being?
- What are some ways of coping exhibited mostly by older people?
- How does achievement look different at different stages of life?
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