Martin E.P. Seligman, PhD

Martin Seligman, PhD is widely considered a founder of “positive psychology.”  He is professor of psychology and director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He has authored numerous books including The Optimistic Child, Child’s Play, Learned Optimism, Authentic Happiness and Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being. His research areas are positive psychology, “learned helplessness,” depression, optimism and pessimism.