Credits and Attributions

Course Credits

Developer Bios as of Course Opening

Cory Elfrink is a graduate student at the University of Missouri studying Counseling Psychology with emphases in positive psychology, sport psychology, and career psychology. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri in 2004 and has since been involved in industries ranging from tourism to college counseling to journalism. His work has taken him to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, the Hawaiian Islands, and the slightly less majestic St. Louis, Missouri.

Meghan Keeler is a graduate student in the Counseling Psychology, Career Counseling program with emphases in positive psychology, contemplative studies, and ecopsychology at the University of Missouri. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 2002. Since then, she has spent several years in service to a variety of community organizations, non-profits, and wide-open spaces. Her work has taken her up and down the west coast, to the southwest, and into the heart of the Missouri Ozarks.

Michelle Hastings is a doctoral student in counseling psychology at the University of Missouri. Michelle recently taught "Exploring Cultural Diversity in the U.S." for undergraduates and has been working as a counselor at Westminster College. Her professional interests include spiritual and religious issues, attachment styles, and perfectionism. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys yoga, scuba diving, gardening, international travel, and spending time with her husband and new baby girl, Harlow.

Marlen Kanagui is a doctoral student in counseling psychology with a minor in multicultural psychology and education at the University of Missouri. Marlen received her undergraduate degrees in psychology and sociology from the University of California, Irvine. Her research interests include multicultural psychology, understanding coping within cultural contexts, and positive psychology.

Cyndie Kimball is a master's student in career counseling psychology. She has a master's of science in maternal-child nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. After spending time raising and educating her three children, she has returned to graduate school. Her career interests include working with women who are returning to the work force after years at home with children or elderly parents, as well as those who want to pursue an artistic career.

Julie Ladehoff is a doctoral student in counseling psychology. She received an undergraduate degree in philosophy. Her research interests, in addition to positive psychology, include career development of women and multicultural issues as they relate to addiction recovery. For leisure, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family, hiking, and camping.

Instructional Developers
Tina Roselle and Kimberly Small

Image and Multimedia Attributions

Title graphic
The gerbera daisy on the title graphic is © iStockphoto/ThomasVogel.
Activity 1.1 flower
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Activity 1.2 flower
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Activity 1.3 flower
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Activity 1.4 flower
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Activity 1.5 flower
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Activity 2.6 flower
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Activity 10.7 flower
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Lesson 1: Introduction to Positive Psychology
The first three-part image contains the following photos: Senior couple on cycle ride, © iStockphoto/monkeybusinessimages. Two best friends, © iStockphoto/quavondo. Father and son coloring © iStockphoto/snapphoto.
The image of the young superhero is © iStockphoto/RichVintage.
The second three-part image contains the following photos: Depressed man, courtesy of Chris(UK) (Flickr), licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic. Einstein, public domain image accessed at Wikimedia Commons. Young woman smiling, courtesy of Kam™ (Flickr), licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic.
Lesson 2: Positive Psychology Foundations: Emotion, Motivation, and the Nature of Well-Being
The image of multiple emotions is © iStockphoto/macniak.
Lesson 3: Subjective Well-Being
The image of a man with arms outspread on the beach is © iStockphoto/ImagineGolf.
The magnifying glass used for all show/hide answers is courtesy of Everaldo Coelho and Yellowicon. Image accessed at Wikimedia Commons and licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License.
Lesson 4: Leisure, Optimal Experience, and Flor
The first three-part image contains the following photos: Women sharing coffee, © iStockphoto/MichaelDeLeon Young man playing the piano, © iStockphoto/arekmalang. Woman rock climbing, © iStockphoto/Sportstock.
The image of parasailers is courtesy of Grantsviews (Flickr). Image licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic.
The second three-part image contains three separate photos of girls playing soccer, all © iStockphoto/apomares.
The third three-part image contains three separate photos of a woman weaving, all © iStockphoto/leezsnow.
The image of a woman on the beach at sunset is © iStockphoto/Lord Runar.
Lesson 5: Love and Well-Being
The first three-part image contains the following photos: Two children cooking and kissing, © iStockphoto/ericmichaud. Couple dressed in green, © iStockphoto/Feverpitched. Senior couple, © iStockphoto/JJRD.
The image of the senior couple hugging is © iStockphoto/stevecoleccs.
The second three-part image contains the following photos: Senior couple, © iStockphoto/aldomurillo. Middle-aged couple, © iStockphoto/DeannaBean. Young couple, © iStockphoto/kevinruss.
Figure 5.1, the image of Drs. John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman, is courtesy of the Gottman Institute®.
The images used in the Review Exercise are (in order of appearance): girl with flower, courtesy of clgregor; two boys hugging, courtesy of StuSeeger; woman kissing baby, courtesy of Pink Sherbet; girl smiling in the grass, courtesy of Scarleth White; man smiling, courtesy of craigallyn; couple smiling, courtesy of lepiaf.geo (lost in translation); girl smiling, courtesy of Kevin Tiqui; girl playing guitar, courtesy of lanuiop; heart lollipop, courtesy of Pink Sherbet; and married couple, courtesy of Azmil77. All images accessed at Flickr and licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic.
Lesson 6: Positive Health
The three-part image contains the following photos: Male cyclist, © iStockphoto/Bliz. Teacher with student, © iStockphoto/monkeybusinessimages. Young girl helping senior woman, © iStockphoto/lisafx.
Lesson 7: Excellence, Aesthetics, Creativity, and Genius
Figure 7.1 contains the following images: Marie Curie, Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Asimov, Michael Phelps, and Fred Astaire, all accessed at Wikimedia Commons. Curie, da Vinci, and Astaire images are in the public domain. Image of Phelps is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0. Image of Asimov is courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-115121.
The three-part image contains the following photos: Male chemist, © iStockphoto/LajosRepasi. Woman painting, © iStockphoto/VikramRaghuvanshi. Seamstress, © iStockphoto/Berenika_L.
The image of the rose is courtesy of geishaboy500 (Flickr). Image licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic.
Figure 7.2 contains the following images: William Shakespeare, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking, all public domain images accessed at Wikimedia Commons.
Figure 7.3, Monet's The Water Lily Pond is a public domain image accessed at Wikimedia Commons.
Lesson 10: Religion, Spirituality, and Well-Being
The three-part image contains the following photos: Praying hands in church, © iStockphoto/sjlocke. Muslim woman in mosque, © iStockphoto/1001nights. Jewish men at temple, © iStockphoto/Yason.
The image of the woman giving blood is © iStockphoto/dlewis33.
Lesson 11: Positive Institutions
The three-part image contains the following photos: Office employees, © iStockphoto/peepo. Woman reading to children, © iStockphoto/ranplett. Woman and child © iStockphoto/VikramRaghuvanshi.
The image of four generations of women is © iStockphoto/oneclearvision.
Lesson 12: The Future of Positive Psychology
The images used in the Review Exercise are (in order of appearance): woman kissing little boy, courtesy of lepiaf.geo (lost in translation) (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic); couple laughing in the grass, courtesy of Moomettesgram (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic); man laughing, courtesy of Bukutgirl (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic); men laughing, courtesy of Rsms (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic); violinist, courtesy of Mourner (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic); butterfly on flower, courtesy of MrClean1982 (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic); man in pink hat, courtesy of SeenyaRita (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic); Buddha, courtesy of alicepopkorn (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic); man praying, courtesy of kalandrakas (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic); office workers, courtesy of Alex Barth (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic); and children, courtesy of mknobil (Flickr) (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic).

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