Martin Seligman

Executive Director of the Imagination Institute; Director of the Positive Psychology Center; Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Martin Seligman 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, ethno-political con ict,
and optimism. His current mission is the attempt to transform social science to work on the best things in life—virtue, positive emotion, good relationships, and positive institutions—and not just on healing pathology.


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