Broaden and Build Theory

Broaden and Build Theory

The Broaden and Build Theory of positive emotions is the brain-child of evolutionary psychologist Barbara Fredrickson 1,2 .The theory describes how the 10 positive emotions of joy, serenity, amusement, awe, pride, gratitude, interest, inspiration, hope, and love are...

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Mental Health and Meditation

Mental Health and Meditation

For the purpose of this blog, it is necessary to clarify a few common myths that are associated with Positive Psychology to help remove the notion that this field of science resembles that of a bouncy cheerleading group and couldn’t possibly be of any value to those...

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Strengths

Strengths

What is a strength? Well it’s something we’re good at isn’t it? Well, yes AND no, a strength is more than just something that we’re good at. A strength can also be carrying out a task that comes naturally to us and at the same time provides us with satisfaction when...

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Research

Please click here for links to positive psychology research from around the world. Soon, we will  offer the first internet ‘dating’ service to match MAPP dissertation students with people who would like to collaborate.

Download

Please click here to download your complimentary copy of ’10 Ways to Improve Well-being’ by Bryony Shaw MAPP. We will be adding to our available downloads regularly.