PPWDAI002 – Develop and apply interventions to leverage positive emotions

Please find below the key readings for this unit:

We will be covering the content that these readings relate to during the programme. The readings are academic and research based, and are for those of you who want to read more on a particular theory.  They can be read before attending the face-to-face units, or as additional information for your assignments, or not at all.  Entirely up to you and your learning preferences.

  1. Emotional Intelligence Whitepaper (EIW, 2012)
  2. The Values of Positive Emotions (Fredrickson, Danner and Snowdon, 2003)
  3. Positive Affect and the Complex Dynamics of Human Flourishing (Fredrickson and Losada, 2005)
  4. The Benefits of Frequent Positive Affect: Does Happiness Lead to Success (Lyubomirsky, King and Diener, 2005)
  5. Pursuing Happiness: the Art of Sustainable Change (Lyubomirsky, Sheldon and Schkade, 2005)
  6. High income improves evaluation of life but not emotional well-being (Kahneman and Deaton, 2010)
  7. Review and Summary of Research on the Embodied Effects of Expansive (vs. Contractive) Nonverbal Displays (Carney, Cuddy and Yap, 2015)

Please find below some additional readings for this unit: