How Photography Can Make You Happier (Like It’s Made Me)

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Courtesy of Andrea Klausner
In 1998, a new domain of psychology called positive psychology was founded by Martin Seligman, Ph.D., at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Seligman, then the president of the American Psychological Association, was reacting to the field of psychology’s original and overarching focus on mental illness, psychological dysfunction, and maladaptive behaviors, and its narrow goal to […]
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