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In a latest handle to college students within the Grasp of Utilized Optimistic Psychology program on the College of Pennsylvania, famend scholar Martin Seligman commented that if he had a possibility to do his research once more, he would discover the intersection of constructive psychology and synthetic intelligence (AI).

Seligman is hardly alone in his fascination with AI. As this and different rising applied sciences, together with machine studying, proceed to rework life, work, follow, and analysis, we are able to each listen and play an element. The intersection the place know-how and well-being collide is the main focus of the June 2023 concern of MAPP Journal.

The mission of MAPP Magazine is first to maintain College of Pennsylvania Grasp of Utilized Optimistic Psychology Program (MAPP) alumni related, and second to share the big selection of our purposes of constructive psychology with a broader viewers to encourage collaboration and development within the subject.

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AI is here to stay

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Why ought to constructive psychology practitioners discover AI?

AI is shortly revolutionizing life as we all know it, and it’s right here to remain.

Nizzi Karai Renaud (MAPP ’22) presents alternatives and challenges of integrating this rising know-how into constructive psychology analysis and follow. She explores why, as practitioners, we should contribute to its accountable improvement.

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Reclaiming our lives

Discover a 30-day digital detox as a catalytic constructive intervention.

How are social media and digital know-how affecting your well-being? On this article, writer Miles Bukiet (C’18) explores solutions to this query. He unpacks a compelling case not just for why we should steward our consideration, foster more healthy digital habits, and realign our use of know-how with our values—but in addition how.

Capitalizing on Positive Technology

How do bioengineering, laptop and data science, and constructive psychology intersect?

MAPP Journal interviewed Professor Lyle Ungar, College of Pennsylvania professor on this query. He highlights the way forward for know-how and well-being, and he explores how we are able to higher use what we presently need to thrive and join.

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