PSY225 Lesson 7 Positivity and Creativity Psychology Project

Lesson 7

  • Review materials from last week.
  • Discuss Moodle Forums and assignments.
        • What is excellence and how can we achieve it?
        • What do we gain from aesthetics?
  • Connection between genius and madness.
  • TEDTalks: Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius (BIG MAGIC)
  • Assignment: Each student will write about a time they feel they achieved excellence, what they find aesthetically pleasing, what creativity outlets they have, and in what area/if any they consider themselves to be a genius.

Interview at Google:

(short interview with the producer, Tom Shadyac)