El papel de las emociones positivas en el desarrollo de la Psicología Positiva

This article presents a literature review aimed to investigate the role of positive emotions in Positive Psychology. The first part is an approach to the emergence and foundations of this branch of psychology; then it moves into the development of positive emotions and to know the roots of Positive...

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Main Authors: Alpízar Rojas, Harlen Yadira, Salas Marín, Deilin Elena
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/wimblu/article/view/1188
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/12462
Summary: This article presents a literature review aimed to investigate the role of positive emotions in Positive Psychology. The first part is an approach to the emergence and foundations of this branch of psychology; then it moves into the development of positive emotions and to know the roots of Positive Psychology. Later, it is made an exploration on the main positive emotions such as optimism, resilience, flow, happiness, creativity, humor, and emotional intelligence. Finally, the main criticism on this new model of positive psychology is reviewed as well as its future perspectives.