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1

How are leaders by their very nature?

Optimistic

Positive

Smile

All of the above

All of the above

2

All of the studies done by scientists in the field of psychology so far points to what conclusion?

You need to build new habits and use willpower

Smiling is contagious

Happiness is good for you and those around you

All of the above

Happiness is good for you and those around you

3

What does it mean to raise your set point of happiness?

Feeling positive most of the time

Unbridled bliss

Having intense highs and avoiding all unpleasant emotions

Being a strength-based leader

Feeling positive most of the time

4

What is the goal of positive psychology?

To ensure you are always happy

To never think about negative thoughts

To help you flourish

To focus on your teams well being

To help you flourish

5

Who believed and endorsed that we have a fundamental human right to pursue and build happiness?

Seligman

Thomas Jefferson

Aristotle

All of the above

All of the above

6

Who thought that all human action was to achieve happiness?

Seligman

Thomas Jefferson

Aristotle

All of the above

Aristotle

7

When and who initiated a tectonic upheaval in psychology called positive psychology?

WW1 - Thomas jefferson

1998 - Seligman

WWII - Aristotle

1976 - Gallup

1998 - Seligman

8

What were many military personnel of WWII given as a psychiatric diagnosis?

Shell shock

Combat fatigue

Post traumatic shock syndrome

Depression

Combat fatigue

9

What were many military personnel of WWI given as a psychiatric diagnosis?

Shell shock

Combat fatigue

Post traumatic stress disorder

Depression

Shell shock

10

How was combat fatigue responded to?

With drugs

With psychology

With counseling and therapy

All of the above

All of the above

11

What job was the therapist expected to do?

To minimize negative emotion

To make veterans less anxious

To make veterans less depressed

All of the above

All of the above

12

According to the World Health Organization, what is the most costly disease in the world?

Heart disease

Depression

Diabetes

Obesity

Depression

13

This focus on treating negative emotion accelerated when what was defined in 1976?

Shell shock

Combat fatigue

Post traumatic stress disorder

Depression

Post traumatic stress disorder

14

The treatment of negative emotion was applied to how many of the veterans returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars?
20%
30%
40%
50%

20%

15

What did the vast majority of psychologists concentrate on in the twentieth century?

The dark side of humanity

Treating PTSD

Trying to create positive thinking

Treating depression

The dark side of humanity

16

What was the relief-rate for treating negative emotion?
50%
65%
75%
Less than 10%

65%

17

Who proved to the US Army that it’s possible to turn trauma into growth by showing them the magic of human resiliency?

The Gallup corporation

A small team of Harvard researchers

Seligman and his small select crew of fellow psychologists

Thomas Jefferson

Seligman and his small select crew of fellow psychologists

18

Since 1998, what has research shown to be particularly beneficial?

Trying to correct people’s weaknesses

Focusing on negative emotion

Being pessimistic

Getting people in touch with their strengths

Getting people in touch with their strengths

19

Much of your happiness, personally and as a leader, depends on you knowing what and using them?

Positive emotions

Key signature strengths

Natural born talents

Birth rights

Key signature strengths

20

What puts the strength into strength-based leaders and is the platform as a police leader?

Positive psychology

Positive emotion

Smiling

Being optimistic

Positive psychology

21

The studies to-date have found that leaders are usually _____ in well-being, optimism, resiliency, and happiness?

Below average

Average

Above average

Mediocre

Above average

22

To increase recovery, when should people be taught how to recover and restore their well-being?

Before traumatic events

During traumatic events

Both before and during traumatic events

After traumatic events

Both before and during traumatic events

23

What are the five key elements of PERMA?

Positive emotions, engagement, positive relationships, meaning, and accomplishment

Positive achievement, emotions, positive relationships, mentorship, and acknowledgement

Positive relationships, empowerment, recognition, meaning, and achievement

Positive emotions, engagement, positive relationships, meaning, and positive achievement

Positive emotions, engagement, positive relationships, meaning, and accomplishment

24

Where should PERMA be practiced?

Career and financial

Social and community

Physical

All of the above

All of the above

25

What is the Losada ratio?

Positive versus negative input/feelings

Teaching positivity

Focusing on positive emotions

A ratio of positive psychology

Positive versus negative input/feelings

26

In an organizational setting, how many positive inputs are needed to recover from one slam?
1
3
5
You can not recover

3

27

Any less than how many positive inputs results in a feeling of negativity after one slam?
1
3
5
6

3

28

Who is the guru of good marriage?

Gallup

John Gottman

Seligman

Sonja Lyubomirsky

John Gottman

29

Some positive psychologists argue that we’re genetically wired for what?

For a given degree of happiness or optimism

Some form of negative emotions

The need for positivity

All of the above

For a given degree of happiness or optimism

30

Some positive psychologists argue what can be permanently elevated and retained?

The degree of happiness

Your level of optimism

The set-point

Your goals

The set-point