Barbara Fredrickson: Positive Emotions Open Our Mind
Lesson created by Louisa Jewell using
Video from Greater Good Science Center YouTube Channel
This is the first video of Dr. Barbara Fredrickson who is a leading researcher on the study of positive emotions. In this video she describes how positive emotions actually open our mind - even at a physical level. This will give you an introduction to our discussion on positive emotions.
To learn more about Barbara Fredrickson's work on positive emotions, read her book, Positivity; Top Notch Research Reveals the 3 to 1 Ratio that will Change Your Life. http://www.amazon.com/Positivity-Top-Notch-Research-Reveals-Change/dp/0307393747/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1367604339&sr=8-1&keywords=positivity
Or you can read this short article for more on positive emotions and positive psychology.
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