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What Do You Know about Being Happy? The Positive Psychology Quiz

What are the three top strengths of good teachers?

5.  What are the three top strengths of good teachers?

  1. diligence, intellectual curiosity, fairness
  2. social intelligence, zest, humor
  3. willpower, verbal ability, compassion
  4. trust, honesty, bravery

A: No. 2

Research has shown that the students who gained the most on standardized tests rated their teachers’ top strengths as zest, humor and social intelligence.  When you think about the teachers that have inspired you the most, wasn’t it the ones who had energy, a sense of humor and sensitivity to others?  This research comes from measures of character strengths.

To learn more about what yours are check here.

What Do You Know about Being Happy? The Positive Psychology Quiz


Daniel Tomasulo, Ph.D.

Dan Tomasulo Ph.D., TEP, MFA, MAPP teaches Positive Psychology in the graduate program of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, Teachers College and works with Martin Seligman, the Father of Positive Psychology in the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Director of the New York Certification in Positive Psychology for the Open Center in New York City and on faculty at New Jersey City University. Sharecare has honored him as one of the top 10 online influencers on the topic of depression. For more information go to: http://www.dare2behappy.com/. He also writes for Psych Central's Ask the Therapist column and the Proof Positive blog.


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Tomasulo, D. (2018). What Do You Know about Being Happy? The Positive Psychology Quiz. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 20, 2019, from https://psychcentral.com/blog/what-do-you-know-about-being-happy-the-positive-psychology-quiz/
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