PSY 220 Week 1 Basic Concepts in Positive Psychology
Post a 200- to 300-word response about the following:
- What do researchers mean by ‘subjective well-being’? How is this construct measured?
- On p. 18 of your textbook, the authors present the hypothetical possibility of being hooked up to an ‘experience machine’ that would guarantee a constant state of happiness and positive emotion. Would you choose to be hooked up to such a machine? Why or why not? In your response, differentiate between hedonic and eudaimonic concepts of happiness.