this assignment is TWO parts.
The first part is DUE Wednesday and is 150-200 words.
The second part is due on the 22nd but requires the information from both to do either one
Now, take time to evaluate some of the criticisms leveled against positive psychology; and be sure to reflect on how the country of Bhutan has incorporated happiness into its Constitution. Although the strengths of this field have been discussed, it is important for you to also focus on potential weaknesses.
Part 1 Due Wednesday
Now that you have examined potential arguments against positive psychology, post a discussion for your professor in which you indicate the most challenging of these arguments. For example, is it appropriate for a governing body to include these feelings and emotions in documents such as a constitution? How can well-being and happiness be promoted while still respecting the privacy and freedoms of the public?
Please note that your content post is due by 11:59:59 PM on Wednesday of this week. Once this is complete, please post a response by 11:59:59 PM on Sunday, the due date of this week’s assignment(s).
Length: Content post 150-200 words; response post 75-100 words.
Both your content post and your response post should reflect a collegial attitude, be free of grammar and spelling errors, and include the criteria mentioned above.
Post your discussion by clicking on Start a New Thread and then click the Post button when you have completed your response.
2nd Part, Due 22 April
Assume you are attending a conference and roundtable where a researcher argues against positive psychology. Identify those possible points first. Next, use your reasoning and evidence to explain at least four points to take a stand for positive psychology that benefits all cultures. Identify specific examples from a variety of cultural backgrounds to illustrate your findings.
Length: 4-6 pages, not including title and reference pages
References: Include a minimum of five scholarly resources
Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards where appropriate.