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The Positive Psychology Center provides syllabi from professors of psychology, to help teachers of Positive Psychology courses.

This is a large database of researchers in Positive Psychology, including their website and area of research.

The Greater Good Science Center provides practical, research-based well-being resources for families, schools, workplaces, and communities.

The Quality of Life Research Center (QLRC) at the Drucker School of Management is a non-profit research institute that studies "positive psychology"; that is, human strengths such as optimism, creativity, intrinsic motivation, and responsibility.

The VIA Institute on Character is an independent non-profit organization founded to advance the science of positive psychology. The website provides information on positive psychology, the classification system and measurement tools of character strengths that serve as the backbone of this developing scientific discipline, and the on-going work of VIA.

This research center brings transformational scholarship to students and leaders through education programs, knowledge products, events, and organizational partnerships. Since 2002, the Center has been the hub of research on Positive Organizational Scholarship. Their domains of research are positive leadership, meaning and purpose, ethics and virtues, relationships, and culture in an organizational setting.

The Positive Psychology Center promotes research, training, education, dissemination, and the application of Positive Psychology. Positive Psychology seeks to understand and build the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. The NIMH mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior.

The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. The objectives of the American Psychological Association shall be to advance psychology as a science and profession and as a means of promoting health, education, and human welfare.

The European Network for Positive Psychology is a collective of European researchers with shared interests in the science and practice of positive psychology.