Many of the books, courses, and websites on our lists belong in the field of positive psychology. Here is some background information about the discipline:
Christopher Peterson, PhD, “What Is Positive Psychology and What It Is Not?” in Psychology Today, online edition, May 16, 2008.
“Martin Seligman and Positive Psychology” on http://pursuit-of-happiness.org/history-of-happiness
Also consult the posts on the Positive Psychology Center website:
– Martin E.P. Seligman (Seligman is the director of the center.)
– Our Mission
Positive Psychology Program (list of courses) and Positive Psychology Conferences (list of conferences)