¡Escribe tu textthe study of morality aims to understand where the principles of right and wrong come from and how they work.  is right or wrong but we are unable to explain the reasons of why we think that way. This is called ‘moral dumbfounding’, which opens the question to different theories and research exploring moral nature.  On one hand, nativism argues that moral knowledge and emotions are instinctive; a product of evolutionary history with a strong genetic base. On the other hand, Read More


Fixed mindsets = people who believe their intelligence is set in time, they think their intelligence is carved in stone and they wonder “if they have enough of it” Growth mindsets = people who believe their knowledge is always expanding and growing as they continue learning throughout their life. Scientific studies show that people with different learning styles perform better on an exam when presented one way or the other. If learning styles are limiting learning at all it’s because we believe/

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3MT3: Midterm 1

Validity (predictor vs. criterion) Content-Related Evidence: education; construct underrepresentation (does it test all imp elements) or construct-irrelevant variance (rely on wrong)? How to know?: are there separate factors and own expert judgement? / Criterion-Related Evidence: make a prediction (predictive validity evidence) high school predicts uni gpa? Concurrent validity evidence: 2 things happening at same time; small sample represents overall? / Validity coefficient: tend to not be high

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psych pos approach


A1 – Acknowledgement Of Free Will 

  • The positive acknowledges that we have free will, rather than being determined by internal/external factors

  • We have the ability to choose, grow, and respond actively to events around us

  • Since we have control over our own behaviour, happiness is accessible to us all

  • As humans, we are self-directing and adaptive. So, a good life can be experienced if we use our strengths and virtues to enhance our lives

A2 – Authenticity of goodness and excellence 

  • According

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research method



the loss of participants in the course of a study when they fail to complete it



occurs when knowledge, services, or other experiences intended for one group are unintentionally received by another group (when future participants learn information from previous participants that they are not supposed to know until after data collected is completed)


efficiency assessment

in program evaluation, the process of weighing the program’s benefits and effectiveness in relation to

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Experiencing Positive Emotions

Chapter 7: Experiencing Positive Emotions

> When it comes to flourishing as human beings, what often takes center stage is our ability to feel positive emotions.

¨One of the core elements of flourishing is the study of positive emotions (PERMA). 

Positive Emotions: a wide range of pleasant emotions in the past, present, and future; being able to know what it is to be happy and to experience an enduring sense of well-being.

         Two ways of smiling: 

- Duchenne smilea full-face

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