Renowned Writers Visit Critical Writing Seminars

Martin Seligman speaks with students in Critical Writing Craft of Prose seminars about his latest book, Flourish

Marty Seligman

Distinguished Penn professor and psychologist Marty Seligman, founder of the field of positive psychology and, prior to this, known broadly for his work on learned helplessness, spoke with students in the Craft of Prose writing seminars, who have been focusing on the research and writing of Dr. Seligman's work in the field of positive psychology. Author of over 20 books and 200 articles, Dr. Seligman remarked that he had never before regarded himself as a writer! For those who would like to hear Dr. Seligman in action, watch his visit to the Kelly Writers House on November 12, 2012:

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