Happiness Education Course Ideas

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* Companion vs. passionate love
* Companion vs. passionate love
* EXERCISE: Take emotional intelligence test -> [[Brackett, M. A., & Mayer, J. D. (2003)]]. Convergent, discriminant, and incremental validity of competing measures of emotional intelligence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 9, 1147-1158.
* EXERCISE: Take emotional intelligence test -> [[Brackett, M. A., & Mayer, J. D. (2003)]]. Convergent, discriminant, and incremental validity of competing measures of emotional intelligence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 9, 1147-1158.
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* EXERCISE: Do Iowa Gembling Task
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* EXERCISE: Do Iowa Gambling Task
* Relate emotional intelligence to Phineas Gage & neuroanatomy
* Relate emotional intelligence to Phineas Gage & neuroanatomy
* READING: ch. 6 of Happiness Hypothesis
* READING: ch. 6 of Happiness Hypothesis
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** Marijuana
** Marijuana
** Heroine/Meth/Cocaine
** Heroine/Meth/Cocaine
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** Prozak
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** Prozac
** Caffeine
** Caffeine
* Positive Illusions? - [[Taylor, S. E., Kemeny, M. E., Reed, G. M., Bower, J. E., & Gruenewald, T. L. (2000)]]. Psychological resources, positive illusions, and health. American Psychologist, 55, 1, 99-109.**
* Positive Illusions? - [[Taylor, S. E., Kemeny, M. E., Reed, G. M., Bower, J. E., & Gruenewald, T. L. (2000)]]. Psychological resources, positive illusions, and health. American Psychologist, 55, 1, 99-109.**
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= Other thoughts/ideas =
= Other thoughts/ideas =
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Latest revision as of 16:18, 18 June 2010

This page was created for Ravi Iyer and Brian Lickel to brainstorm over ideas for a new course on "Happiness" aimed at undergraduates at USC.

This page may be a bit outdated...check out the USC happiness course lab page for more

Contents

General vision

Topics we could cover

What is happiness? How is it measured?


the Hedonic Treadmill

Wanting vs. Liking

Basic Psychological Needs

Training one's focus (ie. Gratitude, Altruism)

Meditation


Relationships & Emotional Intelligence

The relationship between physical and emotional health

Self Regulation, Habits vs. Discipline, Belief

Adversity and Resilience

Experiencing Flow

Morality and Evil

Wrap-up

Multimedia we could use

Experiential Excercises

Books to buy/check out

Other thoughts/ideas

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