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Celebrating the acts of seeking, inquiring, and investigating with a day-long parent education event. Join us as we engage with real-time cultural, developmental and social issues while fostering a lifelong love of learning.
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Sunday, February 10 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Thrive! Positive Psychology and You FILLING

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Positive Psychology and similar courses are now among the most popular offered at some of the most elite academic institutions in the world including Harvard, Yale, Penn and more. Attendees will get a brief introduction to the academic field of positive psychology, which is the study of optimal human functioning and well-being. While the field of psychology has traditionally focused on fixing what is wrong by understanding the roots of human suffering, positive psychology concentrates on building what is right. This rapidly growing field represents the scientific study of what makes us happy, healthy, and content in our lives as well as variables that lead to meaningful personal growth and allow us to become the very best versions of ourselves.

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Nick Holton, PhD

Positive Education Chair, Milken Community Schools
Dr. Holton completed his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology in 2016 and developed his primary research focuses within the sub-field of Positive Psychology. Since then he has been teaching Milken's popular Positive Psychology elective course at the Upper School and coordinating Milken's... Read More →


Sunday February 10, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am
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Attendees (37)