Dr. James Pawelski awarded $2.5 million to study well-being effects of the arts and humanities

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By Michele W. Berger and Katherine Unger Baillie
Monday, May 1, 2017

An interdisciplinary project led by Arts & Sciences’ Dr. James Pawelski, founding director of Penn’s Master of Applied Positive Psychology program, will study the well-being effects of the arts and humanities through the lens of eight disciplines. 

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Dr. James Pawelski, along with Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman, Dr. Angela Duckworth, Dr. Claire Robertson-Kraft and Dr. Karen Reivich—distinguished faculty scholars from the University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center—present Foundations of Positive Psychology on Coursera. This non-degree certificate program explores the theory, science and application of positive psychology. Enroll now and bring greater well-being to your life and work.

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